The Emancipation Support Committee of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that on the heels of commemorating the organization’s 50th Anniversary of the 1970 Black Power Revolution, Chairman, Khafra Kambon is retiring from his post.
In a media release issued on Friday afternoon, the Emancipation Support Committee said Kambon held his position as Chair since its inception in 1992 and his retirement will become effective on February 26th.
However, in addition to performing any required tasks, he has accepted the appointment of Senior Advisor on Pan African Affairs to continue strengthening the links between Trinidad and Tobago, the African Diaspora and the African continent.
He will also continue to lead the organisation’s work on racial justice and Human Rights.
Sister Zakiya Uzoma-Wadada, holder of a MSc in Agriculture and Rural Development has been appointed Executive Chair.