Latest News for: African culture


Hammonds House African American Museum Showcases Women in Exhibiting Culture

The Tennessee Tribune 20 Oct 2021
Atlanta, GAHammonds House Museum’s Exhibiting Culture ... Her vibrant paintings are inspired by African American and indigenous cultural traditions as well as stories from people she meets during her travels ... Hammonds House Museum’s mission is to celebrate and share the cultural diversity and important legacy of artists of African descent.

Colin Powell Shaped Lasting US Policies Toward Africa

Voa News 20 Oct 2021
The visit drew media criticism accusing Powell of ceremoniously lecturing Africans on democracy and transparency. But many African leaders had a different view. Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo told the Nigerian newspaper Punch that Powell embodied Black culture across the Atlantic. "He was not just an African American.

Climate Change Viewed from the Attic of the World

Scheerpost 20 Oct 2021
In realms more familiar to westerners, such culture heroes as Czech dissident and later president Vaclav Havel and South African liberator Nelson Mandela also possessed it.

Today's events for Oct. 20

The Post and Courier 20 Oct 2021
TODAY ... 11. The Aiken Symphony Orchestra will perform Music on the Green from 6-8 p.m ... 5696 or email ... Saturday, Oct ... 22 ... Aiken County Historical Museum, Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum, Center for African American History, Art & Culture, and Savannah River Site Museum ... 1.

Studying in Japan is difficult: but that should not deter Africans from trying

B & FT Online 19 Oct 2021
African students may in particular have difficulties being accustomed to Japanese culture. With limited information about Japan and few chances to meet Japanese people in their African hometowns, students may find it difficult to understand some customs and characteristics of Japanese culture when they first arrive in the country.

FESPACO 2021: African film lovers come together in Ouagadougou

Joy Online 19 Oct 2021
After an eight-month delay, the biggest festival of African cinema is back ... Elise Foniyama Ilboudo Thiombiano, the minister of culture, arts and tourism for Burkina Faso, said keeping the film festival going in the face of adversity is essential for the country and the African continent as a whole.

Trove makes entry into Ghana to provide access to global investments opportunities

Joy Online 19 Oct 2021
Micro-investing platform, Trove, has announced plans to make its investment platforms available to Africans across the continent ... As the pioneer Stock investment platform in Nigeria, Trove was created with a mission of providing new and better ways for African investors to earn higher returns and build a global investment culture.

What’s on

Shenzhen Daily 19 Oct 2021
African art. Artifacts from African countries are on display at an exhibition until Nov. 14. Venue. Longgang Cultural Art Museum, Zone D, Longgang Cultural Center (龙岗文化中心D区龙岗文博展览馆). Metro. Line 3 to Longcheng Square Station (龙城广场站), Exit D. Anselm Reyle’s art. Mixed media artworks created by German artist Anselm Reyle are on display at ArtBay until Oct. 25.

State accepting applications for African-American Cultural and Historical grant program

WPTV 19 Oct 2021
— A new push to showcase African-American history and culture in Florida ... cultural significance.

‘Celebration Gator’ float to commemorate Louisiana culture during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Natchitoches Times 19 Oct 2021
In addition to celebrating the state’s unique fusion of European, Caribbean, African and Native American cultures, the float will include participants dressed in lavish baby gator costumes, as well as a team of stilt walkers, all done in an elaborate celebration of Louisiana ...

Way We Were: A face not your own

Park Record 19 Oct 2021
According to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, “Blackface and the codifying of blackness— language, movement, deportment, and character—as caricature persists through mass media and in public performances today ... make light of a different race or culture.

Anger as 10-year-old girl handcuffed and taken from school in police car over ‘upsetting’ painting

Irish Independent 19 Oct 2021
A 10-year-old disabled Black girl was handcuffed and arrested in 2020 from her school by the Hawaii police over an “offensive sketch,” sparking anger from rights activists ... “There was no understanding of diversity, African-American culture and the history of police involvement with African-American youth ... Daily Digest Newsletter ... .

Lindblad Expeditions Holdings, Inc. Acquires Majority Stake in Classic Journeys, LLC

The Salamanca Press 19 Oct 2021
Since 1995, Classic Journeys has been providing best in class luxury walking tours focusing on engaging experiences that immerse guests into the history and culture of the places they are exploring and the people who live there ... We believe in building cross-cultural connections, on foot and at eye level, one step and one person at a time.

Long Weekend Getaways in Pennsylvania

Morning Times 19 Oct 2021
(StatePoint) Whether you are looking for a long weekend getaway to relax and recharge, a romantic escape, or a family-friendly adventure close to home, great options abound for Pennsylvanians ... Experience the August Wilson African American Cultural Center, a visual and performing arts center in Downtown Pittsburgh’s impressive Cultural District ... ....

Louisiana to debut longest float in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade history with 60-foot alligator

Houma Today 19 Oct 2021
Alligators aren't native to New York, but the Big Apple will be getting a 60-foot visitor from Louisiana this Thanksgiving ... Gov ... announced Tuesday in a news release ... Nungesser said ... It features a fusion of Louisiana's European, Caribbean, African and Native American cultures as well as a nod to French Quarter architecture and Spanish colonial rule ... .