In 2013, NoViolet Bulawayo spoke on a panel for the Miami International Book Fair. While the entire audience focused on her presentation, the highlight for me was asking her about what authors should those new to African authors add to their bookshelf.
Documentary series continues on Monday, February 9, with AFROPUNK film presenting portraits of Black visual artists Sanford Biggers, Wangechi Mutu and Barron Claiborne
AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, the innovative series about contemporary Black life, art and culture currently airing on public television stations across the country, continues with AFROPUNK presents The Triptych.
The weather in the Northern Hemisphere provides the perfect backdrop for spending a few hours with a good story. And, since it has been some time that I have devoted this space to literature , I want to provide a few recommendations for your bookshelf.
Organised by the Malian Ministry of Culture and Institut français, the Bamako Encounters is the first and principal international platform dedicated to African photography on the continent.
The Rt. Hon. Carwyn Jones, First Minister for Wales announced Theaster Gates as the winner of the biannual award Artes Mundi Award, with a prize sum of £40,000, at a ceremony held at National Museum Cardiff.
The famed city of Timbuktu was known as a city of trade, wealth and knowledge. Islamic scholars flocked to the city to study and to teach those eager to learn.
Over two hundred years ago, Haiti started a revolution that would help their country break away from France and created a style of combat only known to the Pearl of the Antilles .
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.was one of the greatest freedom fighters in any global movement. His work helped spark revolutions around the planet and the African Diaspora is indebted to what he did for equality in America.
Stella Jean may be the reason so many women flock to buy modern style Ankara clothing. Her clothes are all over Pinterest, Bad Gal RiRi rocked her clothing at the White House to see President Obama and we drool over every image from her glorious fashion shows.
A New Documentary on Haiti Sets the Stage At The Pan African Film Festival and Toronto Black Film Festival
Haitian American filmmaker Rachelle Salnave premier’s her 2nd feature documentary La Belle Vie: The Good Life at the 23rd Annual Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles and also the Toronto Black Film Festival in February.