In 2009 The United Nations designated 2011 the year of the African. To commemorate this globally significant year, organizations all over the world are hosting lectures, festivals and film screenings in the name of all that is great and African.
Nothing like a ABG Halloween !
Today we look at the man who is responsible for bringing to the forefront the contributions that Africans made to the Americas and the world as well as one of the founding father’s of African/African American Studies Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.
Tupac Shakur is a cultural icon, beloved for his verses and and what he represented. His untimely death shocked the world and fueled and East Coast-West Coast rivalry that caused death and false rummors that destroyed reputations.
I found this in he Africa Report today and wanted to share this with you. It seems that just African have a difficult time in film regardless of their geographic location.
October is a busy month for Sugarcane ! With Hispanic Heritage month, The Rex Nettleford Arts Conference and UK Black History Month, we have a lot of work and quite a bit to celebrate.
POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER AFFECTING FEMALE VETERANS IS THE SUBJECT OF UPCOMING BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION SHORT FILM, “BURNED”
According to 2008 figures from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, 11% of veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq military operations were women, with data showing that almost 20% have been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
A select group of 20 participants from 12 different countries make up the exciting line-up of the 15th Poetry Africa international poetry festival.
Grammy-nominated Syleena Johnson is set to release her fifth studio album on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. Syleena is known for the distinctive vocals on Kanye West’s “All Falls Down”
Seven thousand students drop out of high school every day in America and young Black males suffer the nation’s highest casualties.
If you’re in Cape Town, South Africa this week you must attend Open Book Cape Town Literary Festival. The popular festival runs from September 21 through September 25 at locations across the city .