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Shenzhen Daily 28 Sep 2021
African art. Artifacts from more than 10 African countries are on display at an exhibition until Nov ... Longgang Cultural Art Museum, Zone D, Longgang Cultural Center (龙岗文化中心D区龙岗文博展览馆) ... with other local customs related to oysters, was listed in Shenzhen’s intangible cultural heritage.

An African Widow Part 1

Mmegi Online 28 Sep 2021
How can an African widow change her own narrative? For the next three weeks, my friend, Gracious Chifamuna, will be writing her thoughts on this subject ... Sadly in most African cultures, widows are not given the opportunity to mourn their real loss-I will try to suggest a few things in my third article.

National cathedral names artist to replace Confederate windows

The Salem News 28 Sep 2021
He noted that the cathedral set a “monumental” goal of having the windows depict the pain as well as the dignity of “the African-American struggle for justice and equality.” ... Lee window to the National Museum of African American History and Culture for a new exhibit, “Make Good the Promises.

GLOBALink | From farms to cups, coffee carries shared China-Africa dreams

Xinhua 28 Sep 2021
... is trying his best to promote the African coffee culture.

Theaster Gates: A Clay Sermon review – These room-filling installations tend towards the epic

The Independent 28 Sep 2021
Trained in urban planning, the 48-year-old African-American Chicagoan has turned culture-based regeneration into a personal artform. He has transformed whole chunks of Chicago’s deprived, predominantly Black South Side with cultural “nodes” – libraries, archives, performance ...

Impossible Foods Expands to the Middle East with Launch at Dubai World Expo and Restaurants ...

The Marshall News Messenger 28 Sep 2021
With its unique geographical location and international population, the United Arab Emirates’ diverse food culture serves as a perfect platform to showcase the versatility of Impossible Burger ... and Impossible™ Spiral South African Boerewors at Sausage Fabrique, to name a few.

Rice University to build new student center with historic $100 million grant

Community Impact Newspaper 28 Sep 2021
22 ... 22 press release. The Moody Center is being designed by Sir David Adjaye of the London-based Adjaye Associates, whose accomplishments include the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C ... It will also enable us to both connect more deeply with Houston and with the world ... .

History Hop to celebrate Aiken County’s 150th anniversary

The Post and Courier 28 Sep 2021
These History Hop tours of each city will be free and open to the public. The first date for this History Hop tour is Saturday, Oct ... Aiken County Historical Museum, Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum, Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum, Center for African American History, Art and Culture, and the Savannah River Site Museum ... .

Netflix study: South African content creates deeper cultural affinity potentially drives tourism

Business Day Online 27 Sep 2021
The Cultural Affinity survey came out of the partnership between South African Tourism and the world’s leading content streaming service announced in March this year ... The survey also found that South African content is a powerful vehicle for creating deeper cultural affinity that could drive tourism.

Guinness launches ‘Bright House Experience’

B & FT Online 27 Sep 2021
“Since the ban on bars was lifted after the COVID-19 lockdown, we have continued to make a number of investments in bars because bars are the beating heart of our culture as Africans ... Guinness ‘Black Shines Brightest’ is a new Pan African campaign celebrating the iconic black liquid enjoyed all over the continent for over a century.

Blaq Diamond, Focalistic, Burna Boy, Davido, others make AFRIMA 2021 nominees list

Business Day Online 27 Sep 2021
The remaining two categories – Legend award category will be announced at the awards, while Best Soundtrack in a movie/series/documentary film category was suspended due to low quality entries for this year’s edition,” Head of Culture, African Union Commission on the Jury, Angela Martins, said.

A Woman of Distinction: Della Moore honored

Olean Times Herald 27 Sep 2021
Founder and executive director of the African American Center for Cultural Development in Olean, Moore was recognized as a 2021 Woman of Distinction by the New York Senate ... Most recently, she has been the driving force behind the creation of the African American Center for Cultural Development in the city on North Barry Street.

Reparations Should Involve Mind & Heart

The Tribune Papers 27 Sep 2021
Reparations, in this context, are intended to undo injustices perpetrated during urban renewal more than those committed when slavery was considered an acceptable cultural norm in the Old South ... He stated, “Systematic government action has deprived African-Americans of wealth and property that would otherwise be theirs.

Let's rethink healthcare delivery - WHO

Ghana Web 27 Sep 2021
The WHO African Region showed the most promising results across all the WHO regions in cultural change with initiatives such as the WHO values charter, Change Agents' Network and Pathways to Leadership Program proving to be very promising efforts at inculcating new cultural values and norms.

NFL Holt brothers' firm to build North Carolina Freedom Park

The News-Gazette 27 Sep 2021
... to honor the contributions of African Americans in North Carolina ... Freedom Park was designed by the late architect Phil Freelon, who also designed the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, and the Durham firm Perkins & Will.

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