King Sunny Adé At SummerStage In Central Park

king sunny adeThe World Music Institute (WMI) is thrilled to open its 2016-2017 season with a rare U.S. appearance by Nigerian superstar King Sunny Adé. Presented by City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage in association with WMI, the concert also features fellow Nigerian Orlando Julius and The Afro Soundz, and DJ Rich Medina. Continue Reading →

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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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 →