Yes, it's the “largest annual international event held in the United States.” Its the annual gathering of heads of state, thought leaders, civil society members, development professionals and other industry personalities in New York for the United Nations General Assembly and other meetings.
As the sun disappeared in the horizon and dusk fell over Brooklyn, the crowd that gathered at the foot of one of the largest stages at Afropunk began to move to a hypnotic tune. Festival goers clad in some of the most fashion-forward outfits were
Applause Africa’s African Diaspora Awards joins the global community in foster awareness of unity and promoting harmonious relations among disapora communities in United State and Africa. Finding ways of coordinating our efforts to a sense of being part of something greater than just our own
Fresh off of the critical acclaim of his debut album “Suitcase” Afro-Soul Queen Aramide is set to kick off a robust North American tour with a special appearance in New York City.
The tour, set to kick off next weekend at Sounds of Brazil (SOB), marks
Our journey began 15 years ago when we crossed paths for the first time in Abuja. My big Uncles; Prof. Layi Erinosho and Prof. Femi Odekunle informed me that yet another of their many Professor friends/colleagues was in town, and as usual, I was to
There is something powerful about women who come together to empower, share, and learn from each other. She Leads Africa electrified Washington, D.C. for a weekend doing that and more. The room felt intimate as a wealth of information was given and meaningful networking took
Like most Nigerians, growing up in Lagos meant I had very little knowledge of, or exposure to, the rest of the country, not to speak of the rest of the continent. Luckily, I had some family in the north of the country that
My turning point came around the age of 7 when I tried identifying with other African-American kids in my Waterloo neighborhood. These kids were black, like me, but I did not relate to them and their struggles. It was lonely. I longed
On June 11, 2016, I reached a significant milestone: I graduated with a B.S. in chemical engineering, had a job awaiting me at one of the largest corporations in the world, and I had the rest of my life planned out. Like many others, I
A class of 10 changemakers from around the world will deliver a talk from the TEDGlobal stage this August in Arusha, Tanzania. Members of the class include a Liberian Social Entrepreneur and Clean Water Advocate, Ugandan journalist working undercover in the Middle East to uncover