HW Pick: Senegal Film Festival, From Senegal With Love (update)

senegal film festival 2015The organizers of the Senegal Film Festival, known as Voyage Sur Le Fleuve Senegal/ Cinema Du Fleuve, held every two years in the historic port city of Saint-Louis also known as Ndar,

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Up Close with CC Minton: African Health Now Celebrates Gift of Life


By CC Minton

African Health Now held its “Gift of Life” inaugural benefit hosted by the organizations Board of Directors.  n and took place at Chelsea Piers’ Sunset Terrace on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Macy’s Commemorates Rwanda Path To Peace

Rwanda at Macys_Cristina 1Macy’s is celebrating 10 years of its Rwanda Path to Peace initiative, offering customers special commemorative red and white basket designs to honor the decade-long partnership. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Alicia Keys Totally Unexpected Marathon

imageOur friends at Refinery29 are ridiculously excited to present our very own TCS New York City Marathon blogger: the one and only Alicia Keys. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Oya, Something Happened on the Way to West Africa Premieres

rspridefrontsmallPride and Gender: A Film Conversation celebrates LGBTQ Month with an amazing line up of films and guests. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed : Approach Africa with a New Mindset


By Liya Kebede

There is nothing quite like the open-air markets in Africa.  They are saturated with colour and brimming with energy.  It was during a walk through my favourite artisanal bazaar in Addis, filled with traditional Ethiopian weaving, that the idea first took root that I could cultivate a fashion line, right here in my hometown. Continue Reading →

Souleo: South African Photographer Captures The Pain And Beauty Of LGBT Life

Festival Founder Mahen BonettiSouth Africa is celebrated for having one of the most advanced constitutions in the world, often cited for its inclusion of protections on the basis of sexual orientation. Continue Reading →