Latest News for: African culture


We Don’t Know How Many Black Women Face Domestic Abuse. That’s About To Change

Huffington Post 08 Mar 2021
The number of African heritage women, like Valerie and RJ, who have complained of inadequate support by police and the violence against women and girls sector has always been worryingly high ... In our experience, culturally specific training for mainstream providers is essential to ensure that Black women are supported adequately.

The Portfolio: Vulane Mthembu

Mail Guardian South Africa 08 Mar 2021
He incorporates a lot of electronic music, not necessarily EDM, but more drum ’n bass, grime, two-step garage — genres with a strong underground and long roots in UK black culture. It’s a great combination of jazz, Western styles and African sensibilities ... It will feature some South African artists.

Backroads: Hunt recognized for sculpture donation, productive career

TDT News 07 Mar 2021
He studies and collects African metal objects “to develop the kinds of forms nature might create if only heat and steel were available to her,” he said ... Now on display in the Carabasi Gallery at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N ... African blacksmiths had been ...

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: County museum celebrates county milestone

The Post and Courier 07 Mar 2021
In the latter regard, it is Virgo’s hope that this anniversary year will be celebrated at cultural centers throughout the county; in fact, she is now in the process of filming short videos highlighting major local attractions such as the Center for African American History, Art and Culture and the Silver Bluff Audubon Center.

Berkeley Officials To Consider Making VP Harris’ Childhood Home A Landmark

CBS Sports 07 Mar 2021
She attended Berkeley’s African American cultural center almost every week and she was part of the city’s first voluntary school integration program.READ MORE ... They attended a Pentacostal church on Sundays and, on Thursdays, a Black cultural space called the Rainbow Sign that was a gathering spot for artists, intellectuals and activists.

Mid-Hudson people ‘On the Move’: March 8, 2021

Daily Freeman 07 Mar 2021
Mercer teaches modern and contemporary art in the Black Atlantic, examining African American, Caribbean and Black British artists with critical methods from cultural studies ... New Positions in Black Cultural Studies" (1994).

Jumbo partners with SAWA Life to bring sustainable fashion to UAE

Gulf Daily News 07 Mar 2021
SAWA Life was founded in 2017 as part of a philanthropic mission of uplifting marginalised women in Africa through employment and showcases the beauty of designs synonymous with African culture through the creation of 100% hand-beaded fashionable tech accessories. .

Pro-Israel comment: Mogoeng given 10 days to apologise

Independent online (SA) 07 Mar 2021
The remarks drew widespread criticism and led to complaints lodged against Mogoeng by the #Africa4Palestine, South African BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Coalition and the Women’s Cultural Group ... what is in the Bible then the South African judiciary must make that clear.

Editorial: California’s ethnic studies curriculum is controversial and a little sloppy — but much improved

The Los Angeles Times 07 Mar 2021
... no longer had unique cultures ... Some of the material might be better taught as parts of other courses — why not teach more Asian and African history in world history courses, Latino and Native American literature and culture in language and art classes, and the like? Advertisement.

Flex Mami, Australia's ultimate influencer, is done with influencing

The Observer 07 Mar 2021
Even when she’s talking about her first-ever panic attack, Lillian Ahenkan’s voice is filled with sunshine ...And I was like ‘You know what? This is not worth it.’ ... “It’s a very well-known phrase in Ghanian and Nigerian and a lot of West African culture. To prioritise pleasure, to prioritise enjoyment, is culturally what we do as West Africans ... .

Today's events for March 8

The Post and Courier 07 Mar 2021
TODAY ... today at Schofield Middle School, 224 Kershaw St. N.E. Masks are required ... S.W ... The performance is part of the 2020-2021 Cultural Series, and has been made possible thanks to a partnership with the Center for African American History, Art and Culture ... Any African American student who is in good academic standing and need of assistance may apply ... .

Chauvin trial highlights divide between US city, activists

Al Jazeera 07 Mar 2021
This will be in addition to the shows the city regularly has on cultural radio stations that service the city’s Latinx, East African, Hmong, and other communities.

Great Reads in Photography: March 7, 2021

PetaPixel 07 Mar 2021
Every Sunday, we bring together a collection of easy-reading articles from analytical to how-to to photo-features in no particular order that did not make our regular daily coverage. Enjoy!. The 12 Photographs That Shaped This MoMA Curator’s Career – BuzzFeed News ... Also, there was no pressing need to find and preserve African American culture ... .