Golden Decade Foundation

“Bring the Past Into the Present To Make a Difference”

The GDF reconnects and builds on friendships established over the years. Join The GDF as we make a positive impact on the future.

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Lisa Henely Strattford is now a member of Golden Decade Foundation
Aug 20
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2014 GDF CONFERENCE HOTEL INFO

IMPORTANT GDF CONFERENCE HOTEL INFORMATION   !!!   GDF members may reserve rooms at the Brookline Inn for the discounted rate of $199.00/night until 8/19/2014.   You can still reserve rooms at the Brookline Inn after this date but you won't receive…
Jul 25
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GDF SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION DEADLINE AUG. 1, 2014

GDF SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION DEADLINE HELLO GDF MEMBERS & FRIENDS - THE GDF SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 1, 2014! We make it very easy for you to help the young people in your life take advantage of our scholarship…
Jul 22
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GOLDEN DECADE FOUNDATION REUNION/CONFERENCE at BOSTON UNIVERSITY & SURROUNDING VENUES

September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Our Reunion/Conference will layer in with BU's Alumni Weekend and the school's 2nd COBA (Celebration of Black Alumni).  We'll participate in COBA events, but we'll have our own events also!  Announcement of our 2014 GDF Scholarship winners, honoring Richard Fields, Prof. Adelaide Cromwell, and Alfre Woodard for her role in 2013's Oscars Film of The Year, "12 Years a Slave",  meeting other younger Alumni of Color and current Umoja Students, party like we always do @ Mark Kennedy's house, and…See More
Jul 20
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2014 REUNION CONFERENCE NEWS!

GDF 2014 REUNION/CONFERENCE Hello GDF Members & Friends: Get Ready!  September 19-21, 2014.... We are layering in our GDF Reunion/Conference with BU Alumni Weekend!  BU will be producing its 2nd COBA (Celebration of Black…
Jul 10
GDF.NING Admin commented on Colin Rock's event GOLDEN DECADE FOUNDATION REUNION/CONFERENCE
"              If you need a hotel in Boston, go here: Holiday Inn Brookline 1200 Beacon St. Brookline, MA 02446 1.617.277.1200…"
Jul 10
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GOLDEN DECADE FOUNDATION REUNION/CONFERENCE at BOSTON UNIVERSITY & SURROUNDING VENUES

September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Our Reunion/Conference will layer in with BU's Alumni Weekend and the school's 2nd COBA (Celebration of Black Alumni).  We'll participate in COBA events, but we'll have our own events also!  Announcement of our 2014 GDF Scholarship winners, honoring Richard Fields, Prof. Adelaide Cromwell, and Alfre Woodard for her role in 2013's Oscars Film of The Year, "12 Years a Slave",  meeting other younger Alumni of Color and current Umoja Students, party like we always do @ Mark Kennedy's house, and…See More
Jul 9
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May 31
Randy & Freda Hall posted an event

Austin Hall Comedy Performances at The Loft, Newark & The Stand, NYC

May 17, 2014 at 6pm to May 19, 2014 at 9:45pm
May 17thSaturday at at LOFT 47 in Newark, NJ. (Directly across from Prudential Arena) Doors Open 7pm for Drinks & Dinner...Showtime 9pm May 19thMonday at New York City's famous Stand @ 7:30PM. Below is link to buy tickets:http://thestand.laughstub.com/show.cfm?id=318017&cartSee More
May 16
Randy & Freda Hall posted a status
"Austin Hall performs: 5/19,7:30pm,NYC,Stand, tickets: http://thestand.laughstub.com/show.cfm?id=318017&cart"
May 16
Randy & Freda Hall posted a status
"Austin Hall performing comedy: Sat, 5/17, LOFT 47 in Newark, NJ, across from Prudential Arena. Drinks & Dinner 7pm - Showtime 9pm"
May 16
GDF.NING Admin posted a note
May 15
 

MEMBER DUES, SCHOLARSHIPS, CONFERENCE REGISTRATION, CONFERENCE DIRECTORY ADVERTISING

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http://goldendecadeclub.com/new/index.php?option=com_rokquickcart&view=rokquickcart&Itemid=235 

to contribute to our scholarship fund, and to help grow GDF and our Social Network!

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UPDATE: GDF CONFERENCE/REUNION 2014 SCHEDULE

Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

7:30-10:00am (Early Arrivals)

Breakfast

Holiday Inn Brookline, MA

1200 Beacon St.

Brookline, MA 02446…

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Created by GDF.NING Admin Aug 22, 2014 at 9:20am. Last updated by GDF.NING Admin Sep 7.

BU ALUMNI WEEKEND SEPT 19-21, 2014 EVENT REGISTRATION

Many of the BU Alumni Weekend Events call for pre-registration.  Go to this link, click through, and scroll down to the Black Alumni link.  Please take time to review the BU Alumni Weekend website and register for the events!

https://secure-alumni.bu.edu/olc/pub/BUAR/event/showEventForm.jsp?form_id=176843

Sept 19 Opening Reception for Black Alumni, 7pm -…

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Created by GDF.NING Admin Aug 22, 2014 at 9:02am. Last updated by GDF.NING Admin Aug 22.

2014 GDF CONFERENCE HOTEL INFO

IMPORTANT GDF CONFERENCE HOTEL INFORMATION   !!!

 

GDF members may reserve rooms…

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Created by GDF.NING Admin Jul 25, 2014 at 12:07pm. Last updated by GDF.NING Admin Jul 25.

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Shame on this University

In an article discussing the incoming class demographics at BU:

"The Class of 2016 is 5 percent African American, 10 percent Hispanic, and 20 percent Asian. . . . . In total, interna­tional students account for 11 percent of the admitted students, and they hail from 103 countries."
from Bostonia Magazine, Summer 2012 Edition

Posted by Francine Kirven White on July 14, 2012 at 12:33am

Your Thoughts on GDF's Conference and COBA - Alumni Weekend 2011

So we created the Ning Social Network for GDF Members & Friends to share thoughts, recommendations, comments, etc.  What did you think of the Alumni Weekend, COBA, and The GDF Conference?

Posted by GDF.NING Admin on November 11, 2011 at 10:51pm

Impressive Umoja Students...

Big Ups to all of the current Umoja fam who came out to network and party with the Ol' BU Alumni Folks during Alumni Weekend! We all are impressed with you and wish you all the best and continued success!

 

Posted by Colin Rock on November 11, 2011 at 10:48pm — 2 Comments

Find Your African Ancestry With A Black-Owned DNA Testing Company

 Wow! Listening to www.wbai.org Public Radio and heard about a Black Owned ancestry DNA company that has a data base of over 25,000 samples of African DNA to link you up to your African tribal ancestry. 

Here's the website www.africanancestry.com  Wow!

 

"The science behind our single lineage tests is the same as what most other companies offer. What makes African Ancestry different…

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Posted by Colin Rock on September 19, 2011 at 4:00pm

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