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For Us By Us: 7 African Diaspora Artists who contributed to “A Seat At The Table”
12 months ago

For Us By Us: 7 African Diaspora Artists who contributed to “A Seat At The Table”

“For us, this shit is for us” confidently sings Solange on the track “F.U.B.U.,” making it clear that some things are primarily for black folk, for us, and if …
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I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”
2 years ago

I am “Too African to be American” and “Too American to be African”

Earlier this year, Nadia Sasso released her documentary, “Am I: Too African to be American or Too American to be African?” Through her documentary, Sasso examines the experience …
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50 Africans, 1 Question
2 years ago

50 Africans, 1 Question

In short film Fifty People, One Question, fifty random people are asked a single question in the aim of highlighting human connection. Inspired by the film, London-based media firm Hona …
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Africa Writes 2015
2 years ago

Africa Writes 2015

The Royal African Society is keeping to its newly-founded tradition and has brought the annual literature festival Africa Writes 2015 to the public. The aim of the festival, …
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Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director
3 years ago

Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director

Since 1999, Brooklyn’s Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) has used visual arts as a platform to explore social and political issues facing the African diaspora. …
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Becoming Zuriel Oduwole: A Girl on a Mission
3 years ago

Becoming Zuriel Oduwole: A Girl on a Mission

At just twelve years old, Zuriel Oduwole has already accomplished more than some people will in a lifetime. This formidable young lady has travelled across the world to interview some …
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Letters to my Nigerian Grandma: I am lost in New York
3 years ago

Letters to my Nigerian Grandma: I am lost in New York

Adanna,

The beers here cost a lot, but not as much as the prices in Manhattan. You might not like that. In my quest …
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Inside the Diaspora with Fatima Sesay
3 years ago

Inside the Diaspora with Fatima Sesay

Fatima Sesay is the host of SaharaTV’s Youtube show Inside the Diaspora with Fatima. The show covers any and all things that affect the African Diaspora community in …
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