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About Us

Our History

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization recognized by the US. Federal Government and three states, Michigan, Ohio ...

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Our Mission

To bring together, Nationally and Internationally, the various African and African American Cultures represented to share cultures, to strengthen the ...

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Our Vision

Preparing all Africans no matter where they dwell to become part of the Africana Renaissance and create a new Glory for All African people.

Leadership Team

Professor Anita M. Diop is the Executive Director of a small staff and volunteers who are committed to the vision and mission of the African Roots and Heritage Foundation. Professor Anita M. ...

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Professor Anita M. Diop Executive Director

Professor Anita M. Diop is the Executive Director of a small staff and volunteers who are committed to the vision and mission of the African Roots and Heritage Foundation. Professor Anita M. ...

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Professor Anita M. Diop Executive Director

Dr. Mbu Dora Nyuykighan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of African Literature and Civilisations, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon. Prior to this, she has taught in some ...

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Dr. Mbu Dora Nyuykighan, Assistant Director

Dr. Mbu Dora Nyuykighan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Department of African Literature and Civilisations, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon. Prior to this, she has taught in some ...

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Dr. Mbu Dora Nyuykighan, Assistant Director

Summary of Events

2024 Summary of Events
Diaspora Reconnection Program

Cameroon is Calling all African Descendants to reconnect with your roots.

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2023 Summary of Events
Global Day of Community Service 2023

December 21, 2023 is the great day to celebrate our Purpose, Mission and Vision at the African Roots and Heritage Foundation. Annually, the African Roots and Heritage Foundation (ARHF) hosts' their Hallmark Public Program the Global Day of …

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Restitution 101: A History of Theft Premiere & Discussion Session
Pa'a Ngouo'ok Festival and Official Launch of the Grassfields Research Institute

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation’s Executive Director, Professor Anita M. Diop was invited to the official launch on the Grassfields Research Institute as a guest speaker during the Pa’a Ngouo’ok Bapa 2023 Festival. A small delegation …

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2022 Summary of Events
AfricanPrincess Elevated to Mafo (Queen)

Professor Anita M Diop, the Executive Director of African Roots and Heritage Foundation has been elevated from the status of African Princess, a title given nearly 30 years ago for her passionate work to uplift, motivate and inspire all people of …

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Quartier Mozart Cultural Art Gallery

Professor Anita M. Diop the Executive Director of the African Roots & Heritage Foundation was at Quartier Mozart for the 1916 exhibition, emphasizing when the Germans left Cameroon, and the France came to settle. Anita Diop spent the day in …

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Royaume de Batoufam Chefferie and Royal Museum

The Executive Director, Anita M Diop met with Sa Majeste, Le Roi Nayang Youkam Inocent and Prince Joseph Youta Dada at the Royaume de Batoufam. They discussed the Diaspora discovering their roots and reclaiming their lost identity in Cameroon.

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2021 Summary of Events
Legacy Building

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation lead by Professor Anita M. Diop and Executive Director actively participates in many Global Pan African Events as a leading expert in the field of Culture and Arts.

This year started with an annual Birthday …

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Keynote speaker

July 31, 2021 the Executive Director was invited as the Closing Keynote speaker at the First International Conference on Cameroonian Studies and History at the University of Buea, Buea Cameroon, Central Africa. Professor presented a paper entitled,

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Foundational FundRaiser

This year started with an annual Birthday Fundraiser in February 2021with all funds collected and donated for the Global Day of Community Service that provided Tablets and Wi-fi for the Bogso Secondary School in Cameroon.

2020 Summary of Events
TAI - Fourth Annual Artizen Conference

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation participated in the TAI Fourth Annual Artizen Conference in Tanzania at the University of Tasuba in Bagamoyo, From November 10 - 22, 2020 . The Executive Director, Professor Anita M. Diop was a key speaker …

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Black History Month 2020

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation participated in the Scott Arrington Family Black History Month Program at the Highland Park Art Center in Highland Park, MI on February 16, 2020.

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African Communities Symposium - Heritage, Identities, Languages, and Arts

The African Roots and Heritage Foundation was asked to participate in an online Meeting Hosted by Arizona State University, on November 7, 2020. 

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ARHF Merchandise and Store

Cultural and Heritage Travels

Cultural and Heritage Travels
ARHF Branded Merchandise
African Imported Teas & Coffees
Literature & Arts

Amenities

  • Black-owned
  • Female-owned
  • Debit & Credit Cards accepted
  • Cashapp $ARHF
  • Zelle 1 614 390 8864
  • MTN Money 237 670 98 45 46
  • Zelle - [email protected]

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Reviews

Mbu Dora

10 January 2024
a month ago
Working with the African Roots and Heritage Foundation in Cameroon has been a wonderful experience and eye opener to me. I've learned a lot about the cultures a...
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Robinson Haroun

10 January 2024
a month ago
Avant tout, je voudrais remercier Madame la présidente de l'association de African Roots and Héritage Foundation Pr Anita Diop pour cette initiative en encoura...
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