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Biden honors 'pretty cool' Jacksonville native with National Humanities Medal

The Florida Times Union 25 Mar 2023
A scholar, anthropologist and academic pace-setter, Johnnetta Betsch Cole’s pioneering work about the ongoing contributions of Afro-Latin, Caribbean and African communities have advanced American understanding of Black culture and the necessity and power of racial inclusion in our nation," according to the White House.

Many in US coming to grips with slavery’s legacy as obstacles being erected

Anadolu Agency 25 Mar 2023
A hunk of wood and metal bar sit in the center of a near pitch dark room in the basement of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, illuminated by the space’s few rays of light ... Unlike most Smithsonian museums, the African American History and Culture ...

Last-minute Easter destination inspiration and tips for planning the perfect getaway

Independent online (SA) 25 Mar 2023
Asia has some of the best sun destinations for a cultural, relaxing and spiritual holiday. Thailand and Bali are two popular destinations for South Africans. Thailand is a budget-friendly, visa-free destination, and it is no surprise that it is a much-loved destination for South Africans.

Clara Pinkrah-Sam’s Clatural revolutionalises sustainable fashion

B & FT Online 25 Mar 2023
Early years ... Clara founded Clatural – a portmanteau of Clara and cultural – in 2017 while taking time off to be with her son ... The brand is “inspired by the urge of today’s women and men for African culture, infused with modernism to create unique, rich and vibrant statement pieces of ethical and sustainable wearable art pieces for all occasions.”.

Sun Ra at Inter​-​Media Arts, 1991

All About Jazz 25 Mar 2023
On April 10, 1991, the night of this concert at Inter-Media Art Center in Huntington, Long Island,. Sun Ra. piano. 1914 - 1993 ... Of course, there was never anything commonplace about L'Sony Ra, the name he took legally in 1952, seven years after leaving Alabama for the music-rich South Side of Chicago, a capitol of African-American culture ... arranger ... Dr.

‘This celebrates a coming of age’: David Harewood on how Black American culture took over ...

The Guardian 24 Mar 2023
The actor’s new documentary series salutes 50 years of African American creativity, from Sidney Poitier and Stevie Wonder to ... But a series celebrating Black creativity, exploring what makes African American culture so dynamic and globally successful? I couldn’t turn it down.

Bacone College to host international fashion show

Tahlequah Daily Press 24 Mar 2023
It will start at 2 p.m., and this event will highlight African American traditional clothing with models wearing traditional garments representing African culture. Asian American culture will also be represented with models from Vietnamese culture wearing dresses and also a model from Taiwan who will be wearing her traditional dress.

25 idioms that were common in the '60s

Clinton Chronicle 24 Mar 2023
Specifically, the slang comes from the African American community that created and cultivated jazz and its lingo ... The word "gas" standing in for the word "enjoyment" seems to have first been used in print by Charles Dickens in 1839, then by James Joyce in the early 20th century, and later in African American jazz culture of the 1920s and '30s.

Burna Boy’s African Heritage and African-Americans

This Day 24 Mar 2023
Chido Nwangwu writes that the recent comments attributed to Nigerian music sensation, Burna Boy, on the historical background of African-Americans, has been condemned by some individuals in the US ... Same goes to everyone else except the African Americans.” ... “Maybe it’s my accent or something but I never said you are African and not Americans.

Accra Weizo Returns after Covid-19 Break

This Day 24 Mar 2023
Accra Weizo Travel Expo is a travel event that seeks to grow seamless Travel in West Africa and it is organised by Akwaaba African Travel Market in partnership with Ghana Tourism Authority. West Africa is the biggest region in Africa with over 400 million people rich in culture ...

Melbourne based actor Kelvin Taylor’s Australian Film debut with Gen-Z

LA Weekly 24 Mar 2023
His charity The Pacific African TV and Film Collective was birthed out of a need for more African inclusion for both diverse programming and opportunities in local film in Asia-Pacific ... African America fans feel cheapened by this or receiving hand-me-downs of someone else’s culture.

African American History Museum Opens ‘Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures' Exhibit

NBC Washington 24 Mar 2023
A new Smithsonian exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened Friday. "Afrofuturism. A History of Black Futures" looks at Black identity in science fiction, history, art and pop culture ... .

Major Jewish groups urge US rugby team to pull out of South Africa tournament

Cleveland Jewish News 24 Mar 2023
The Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law published a urging the U.S ... The Brandeis Center is the Heat’s new legal team ... The move was praised by the South African BDS Coalition, the Palestinian Campaign for Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, and the South African newspaper Al-Qalam as a victory for the anti-Israel BDS movement ... .

AMVCA sets for 9th edition as organisers announce event dates, head judge

Business Day Online 24 Mar 2023
... production talents, culture, fashion, music and other elements of African entertainment.

Explore Vegan Fine Dining in the Caribbean

Purcell Register 24 Mar 2023
Some examples from the menu ... The island of Saint Lucia offers visitors a glimpse of a rich culture and heritage influenced by different periods of history, when it had strategic importance in wars between England and France. The arrival of West Africans in the 18th and 19th centuries added Creole culture to the mix ... ....

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