The New York African Film Festival At Lincoln Center

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HW Pick: Lupita Nyong’o Is On A Mission In Kenya

Lupita-Kristian-Schmidt4In Disney’s new adaptation of The Jungle Book, which opened on April 15, Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o lends her voice to the character Raksha, a mother wolf that “adopts” human cub Mowgli and vows to keep him safe. Continue Reading →

“Africa Now!” At The Apollo Theater In Harlem

988f7796-55ea-412b-a6b8-2e67e0a36f30The Apollo Theater in partnership with World Music Institute presents what has become an annual highlight, AFRICA NOW!. Continue Reading →

Great African Safari Lodges You Haven’t Heard Of Yet

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Written by Alexandra Kirkman

Conte Nast Traveler reports on amazing properties beyond the rightly loved big brands (&Beyond, Singita, Wilderness)—each tailor-made for a certain type of traveler from Harlem to Harare. Continue Reading →

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

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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

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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 →