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Unique Ocala retail store now open: African clothing, art, jewelry and food

Ocala Star Banner 26 Jan 2023
Kalumba said the focus of the store is bringing the rich experience of African culture to the people of the area and African Americans born here ... Kalumba already has hosted an “African art night” and an “African Cuisine and Culture Night” featuring Zambian culture, food, dance and ...

Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor celebrates Black History Month by ‘Sharing the Stories’

Buffalo Rising 26 Jan 2023
“We are proud of the excellence and look forward to highlighting the rich stories of a community that became a neighborhood that included freedom seekers and leaders who contributed to a culture of activism and musical culture that impacted the African American experience in America,” stated MSAAHCC Executive Director, Terry Alford.

DeSantis goes after Black history

The Hawk Eye 26 Jan 2023
African American history is American history, and failure to comprehend this very simple fact is un-American in and of itself.” ... Courses from various ethnic groups were given the green light to be taught by the governor’s office, yet the history, politics and culture of people of African descent was prohibited.

Students threaten to sue DeSantis over rejection of African American studies course

ABC7 26 Jan 2023
Ron DeSantis over the state's rejection of the Advanced Placement African American studies course in state schools ... We look forward to bringing this rich and inspiring exploration of African-American history and culture to students across the country." ... "We proudly require the teaching of African American history.

Historic Black churches receive $4M in preservation grants

The Crescent News 26 Jan 2023
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund launched its “Preserving Black Churches” program in 2021 to help support ongoing or planned restoration work in historic congregations that are caretakers of cultural artifacts and bear monumental legacies.

Sharks Aussie centre Ben Tapuai learning to talk the local lingo

Independent online (SA) 26 Jan 2023
Durban — Full marks to the SharksAustralian centre Ben Tapuai for addressing a media conference in his best Afrikaans as he assimilates himself into South African culture, not to mention entertain the press! ... “As a foreigner it is important to adapt and to learn the culture of the country you are visiting.

My Pact to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Jacksonville Free Press 26 Jan 2023
As I grew up in The Bahamas, I witnessed how people dismissed early symptoms of dementia as a natural part of aging, a misconception commonly shared among groups like African Americans. However, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease significantly impact African Americans.

Historically Black TSU hopes for Grammy with gospel album

San Francisco Chronicle 26 Jan 2023
You know what? This is an essential for our culture ... It is especially significant that the honor goes to an HBCU — a historically Black college or university — where marching bands are often an essential part of the schools' identities and culture.

Decolonise the South African mind, decolonise the post-apartheid media

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Jan 2023
To borrow from the decolonisation discourse of Professor Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s best-known work, Decolonising the Mind, which discusses the nexus between language and colonisation and calls for decolonising the African mind, South Africans need to decolonise their minds if we are to truly leave our racist past behind.

Morocco country profile

Yahoo Daily News 26 Jan 2023
Map of Morocco. The Kingdom of Morocco is the most westerly of the North African countries known as the Maghreb - the "Arab West". It has Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines, a rugged mountain interior and a history of independence not shared by its neighbours. Its rich culture is a blend of Arab, Berber, European and African influences ... LEADERS ... ....

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi witnesses Republic Day paradeIt was the first time that an ...

Deccan Herald 26 Jan 2023
Stunning landscape, cultural heritage of Ladakh showcased in R-Day tableau on Kartavya Path. In 2019, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was the chief guest at the Republic Day parade, while in 2018, leaders of all 10 ASEAN countries attended the celebrations.

Indiana's Black lawmakers focus on students of color after COVID puts them further behind

South Bend Tribune 26 Jan 2023
"Now, we are challenged to not just bring African American students and students of color back to the level they were academically pre-pandemic, but to help elevate them to the same level as their white peers," said Rep ... It would establish the Division of Educational Opportunity and Academic Success to assess cultural competency in public schools.

Tennessee State University hopes for Grammy with gospel album

The Grio 26 Jan 2023
You know what? This is an essential for our culture ... It is especially significant that the honor goes to an HBCU — a historically Black college or university — where marching bands are often an essential part of the schools’ identities and culture ... “So many of these things are infused into the culture.”.

A crash course in all things Hispanic: RA's Spain and the Hispanic World reviewed

The Spectator 26 Jan 2023
Given the British love of the Costa del Sol, we’re shamefully ignorant of Spanish culture Most popular ... A mix of Celtic, Islamic, Jewish and Christian with Amerindian, African and Asian influences via the Manila-to-Acapulco trade route, Hispanic culture is the ultimate melting pot, but through it all runs a sense of Spanish pride.

Emmanuel Owusu-Tuffuor: The supremacy of AU Law over Domestic Law must be clear and upheld ...

Joy Online 26 Jan 2023
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) reflects Africa’s commitment to position itself as an emerging partner in global trade. Through AfCFTA, Africa aims to build the world’s largest single market, by allowing eventually for the free movement of people, goods and services across all 55 member states of the African Union.

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