"Africa: Open For Business" probes into the world of successful African businesses and exposes myths while debunking fears surrounding doing business in Africa. With concise segments
following successful African and Africa-based entrepreneurs, decade-long Journalist, Carol Pineauâ€™s film shows resilient and creative businesses who meet and exceed international standards
John Hope Franklin, who passed away on March 25th, 2009, at the age of 94, appeared at the 2006 National Book Festival in Washington, DC to discuss his autobiography, "Mirror to America."
Professor Franklin took questions from the audience following his remarks.
Burning Spear advocates messages of honesty, peace, and love, which tie in with his religious and political messages of Rastafarianism and black unity. Along with his musical message, the Spear
continues to tour all over the world. His concerts often last 2 hours long with several bongo drum solos by Burning Spear himself.
Burning Spear was awarded the Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer on October 15, 2007