Other models and designers from across the continent dash from one end of the tent to the other – there seems to be an unofficial competition to see who can make the most noise. Continue reading
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Tagged Africa, Africa Fashion Week catwal, Albinism, BBC, Fashion Week, Human, Jacob Kimmie, Kwazulu Natal, Nomasonto Mazibuko, Peter Ash, Refilwe Modiselle, Society for Albinism in South Africa, South Africa, Tanzania
Harlemite, actress and community supporter Jill Marie Lawrence went on a trip to Tanzania, Africa last year to work on the arts non-profit International Theatre Literacy Project (ITLP) for children. This is part two of Ms. Lawrences incredible story (read part one). Continue reading
Harlem resident, actress and community supporter Jill Marie Lawrence recently went on a trip to Tanzania to work on the artistic project, International Theatre Literacy Project for children.
On my journey to the Tanzanian village known as Tengeru in Africa, I was pleasantly surprised by the childrens reaction upon seeing my cohort and colleague Marianna Houston. The kids came running toward us with pure joy and excitement on their faces, as if a Mr. Softee truck perched itself on a Harlem street corner. I literally spun around to catch what all the excitement is about, and right before me they yelled, “Mama Marianna, she’s back! She’s here. She’s here.” Continue reading
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Tagged Africa, jill marie lawrence, Marianna Houston, Tanzania, Tengeru, The International Theatre Literacy Project