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A Swerve: My Time in Senegal
2 years ago

A Swerve: My Time in Senegal

When I think about my interactions in Senegal, I become passionate. My chest gets this tight feeling and nostalgia consumes me; it is a very visceral reaction. In travelling to …
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10 African skies to inspire wanderlust in 2016
3 years ago

10 African skies to inspire wanderlust in 2016

Here are ten breathtaking images from sunrise to set we found browsing through Flickr. Sadly, most of these places are still on our bucket list. Comment below if you’ve …
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My Afropolitan Diary: From reflection to inspiration in Senegal

After working for a year following my graduation, I realized that I had a lot of unanswered questions. My mind was plagued by questions as to what my …
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Making Baobab Famous with Aduna
4 years ago

Making Baobab Famous with Aduna

Aduna is a health and beauty brand that uses superfoods like baobab and moringa to create superfood powders and energy bars for detoxification and revitalization. Co-founders Andrew Hunt and Nick Salter …
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Drum Beat Journey: From the South Side to Senegal
4 years ago

Drum Beat Journey: From the South Side to Senegal

From buckets to sabars, drums build bridges across the diaspora. Drum Beat Journey is a new documentary following a group of young bucket drummers from South Side Chicago as they …
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Behind the Scenes with Afripedia
4 years ago

Behind the Scenes with Afripedia

New web series Afripedia is a new five-part documentary series by Sweden’s Stocktown Films that focuses on creatives in Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, and South Africa. Ayiba’s Akinyi …
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Artist Spotlight: Omar Victor Diop’s “Project Diaspora”
4 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Omar Victor Diop’s “Project Diaspora”

Senegalese artist Omar Victor Diop never fails to push conceptual boundaries. Fresh on the heels of his acclaimed photography series “Re-Mixing Hollywood,” which re-cast Africans in photographs …
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Renaissance Issue
5 years ago

Renaissance Issue

This issue was inspired by new ideas and innovative people! The Renaissance Issue is filled with interviews and articles about young people who are inspiring evolution, growth, and …
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What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam
5 years ago

What’s Cooking: An Interview with Chef Pierre Thiam

Growing up in the vibrant streets of Dakar, Chef Pierre Thiam grew to love and appreciate West African food. His lifelong passion for food lead him to abandon …
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Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam
5 years ago

Recipe: Green Mango Compote by Chef Pierre Thiam

Here is a simple and easy to prepare recipe from Chef Pierre!

 

Green Mango Compote

Ingredients

  • 1/2-cup water
  • 1/2-cup honey
  • 1/2-cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime …
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