On this very special show, the theme was AFRICA. Peppy interviews Bomani Tyehimba of Africa for the Africans (www.africafortheafricans.org) — an organization founded in 2006 by two Black men (Bonani and Mahdi Uwizeye.)
Born O’Neal Brown in Kingston, Jamaica, he became conscious of his African roots and culture and out of respect for his ancestors, he changed his name to Bomani Dingani Tyehimba. Bomani emigrated to Brooklyn, NY at the age of 11 In Dec 1988 and now resides in Atlanta, GA.
Bomani is passionate about the Motherland and has organized tours and made documentaries of his expeditions from March 2004 to present. He has covered Senegal, South Africa, Kenya, the Gambia, Ghana, Togo and Benin and went on a tour to various cities in Egypt in April 2004 lead by Dr. Ronoko Rashidi and made a documentary of that experience also.
In 2006, Bomani and Mahdi Uwizeye co-founded Africa for the Africans with a mission of “Reconnecting Africans in the Diaspora to our Motherland for Repatriation and Pan-Africanism.”