Memorial for Rev. Daima M. Clark

The Association of Africans and African Americans (AAAA), Wo’se Community Church, the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilization (ASCAC) and the Claude Memorial Scholarship Fund came together recently to celebrate the life of Rev. Daima M. Clark.
The event was held Saturday April 25, at Beth Eden Baptist Church in West Oakland, Clark passed away on Dec.10 Her interment was held at Olivewood Cemetery in Riverside CA, and many associates and friends were unable to attend the service.
As the founder and chief elder of AAAA, Clark played a major part in heading collaborations with ASCAC and Wo’se to sponsor ASCAC conferences at Laney College and an ASCAC conference in Aswan Egypt.
Claude Clark, the husband of Daima, was a renowned artist. Together, they founded the Claude Clark Memorial Scholarship fund of $69,000. This fund has provided scholarships to African American youth to attend Spellman, Fisk and other African American Colleges. Queen Mother Thurston said, “The Clarks will always leave a legacy of their dedication to the African American community.”