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Afropunk & Chale Wote: Celebrations of Black Creativity
4 years ago

Afropunk & Chale Wote: Celebrations of Black Creativity

Last weekend in Brooklyn and in Accra, students and activists, fashion designers and artists, musicians and writers gathered to celebrate black creativity.

In Brooklyn, Afropunk, a …
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Art Talk with MoCADA’s Exhibitions Director
5 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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Letters to my Nigerian Grandma: I am lost in New York
5 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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Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo
6 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Laolu Senbanjo

Laolu Senbanjo is a Nigerian visual artist, musician, and human rights lawyer who divides his time between New York and his home country. He started drawing as …
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