Latest News for: African culture


Border security crucial to tourism devt - Awal

Graphic 04 Aug 2021
He said culture was the very ... The Chairperson of the International Board of Trustees for the PANAFEST Foundation, Professor Esi Sutherland, said it was essential that important aspects of the African culture such as language, food and fashion were kept for the next generation.

‘African Twilight’ now at SJIMA

The San Juan Journal 04 Aug 2021
“Their celebration of African cultures will forever serve as the most compelling and passionate portrayal of the splendor of human creativity from the very continent that gave rise to all humanity.” ... “The pioneering documentary photographers have recorded African ...

Nana Oforiatta Ayim receives ‘Woman of the Year in Cultural Arts’ award

Ghana Web 04 Aug 2021
She has pioneered a Pan-African Cultural Encyclopaedia, a Mobile Museums Project, and curated Ghana’s first pavilion at the Venice Biennale ... She received the 2015 Art & Technology Award from LACMA; the 2016 AIR Award, which “seeks to honour and celebrate extraordinary African ...

Durango Herald: New guardians

Colorado Politics 04 Aug 2021
Words used in American culture to refer to people with African ancestry have shifted over the last 60 years from “Colored” to “Negro” to “African-American” to “black” and “Black.” Now people of African ancestry are often included in the catchall term, “people of color,” or the more nuanced acronym, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People Of Color”).

Negative impacts of the industrial agricultural under discussion

Independent online (SA) 04 Aug 2021
“When it comes to the climate, African faith communities are urging the world to think twice before pushing a technical and corporate farming approach.” ... This threatens local varieties that African farmers and consumers prefer, impacting the affordability of foods, local nutrition and cultural cooking practices.”.

Olympics carry a question: What does it mean to be Japanese?

Federal News Radio 04 Aug 2021
Experts from NASA and the Pacific Northwest National Lab will explore how the culture change brought on by the pandemic will continue in the hybrid workforce in this free webinar ... She gained confidence and started learning more about her African background when she met other students of multiracial or different cultural backgrounds in high school.

Ogilvy Africa appoints new Chief Strategy Officer

B & FT Online 04 Aug 2021
The role reports into the Ogilvy Africa CEO, Vikas Mehta, with a team of analysts, strategists, and strategy directors, based in various locations, covering 39 African countries ... He believes in “solving for culture and scaling with platforms” ... “Africa and African business have been ...

Sean 'Love' Combs planning all-R&B label (Entertainment)

Castanet 04 Aug 2021
"I feel like R&B was abandoned and it's a part of our African American culture," the Bad Boy Records founder said ... corporations of exploiting black culture without fair compensation ... ....

Emancipation Day celebration Sunday in Pennington Gap

Kingsport Times-News 04 Aug 2021
Ron and Jill Carson, who operate the Appalachian African American Cultural Center in Pennington Gap, said they have gotten people in the area to help organize the center’s first observation of what they say once was a tradition among the area’s black community ... Aug ... Sunday around the Cultural Center at 230 Leona St., Pennington Gap ... ....

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Bravo to Bravo for Keeping the Spirit of Black Lives Matter Alive

The Hollywood Reporter 04 Aug 2021
law degree, public defender, host of several TV news and culture shows ... to educate the show’s women, as well as the audience, about African American history, culture and the pressing social issues facing them.

Art, Identity, and Invisibility in Texas

WhoWhatWhy 03 Aug 2021
The evil committed by the few makes cultural incomprehension inevitable ... While the roots in America of both African Americans and Mexican Americans extend back to before the founding of this country, both cultures were overshadowed by the massive influx of white Europeans that swept across the North American continent in the 1800s.

NPS announces homesteader project

Beatrice Daily Sun 03 Aug 2021
African American homesteaders claimed nearly 650,000 acres of land throughout the Great Plains ... The larger project has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the 400 Years of African American History, African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund-National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the National Park Service.

Mini-documentaries explore origins, inspirations of Burlington musicians

Burlington Times-News 03 Aug 2021
The African American Cultural Arts and History Center recently debuted the videos, which features Isaiah Hawkins and George Williamson ... "We wanted to feature two amazing local African American artists," said African American Cultural Arts and History Center President Garry Wiley. "We wanted to tell a part of their story." ... "We have Mr ... .

Remembering tradition: Marking Aug. 4 as Emancipation Day

Columbia Missourian 03 Aug 2021
The most celebrated holiday of Emancipation in African American life is Juneteenth ... We should not forget, though, that many African American communities celebrate Aug ... Due to the close relationship of African Americans and Native Americans, African Americans incorporated Emancipation Day into Black culture.

Wimpy offers free coffee to everyone who took the Covid-19 jab

Independent online (SA) 03 Aug 2021
Wimpy marketing Eeecutive Jacques Cronje said ... The company said, as a brand that considers itself an established part of the fabric of South African culture, it had always encouraged South Africans to do the right thing ... The voting campaign was remarkably successful and saw thousands of South Africans claiming their free coffee after voting.