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From Casablanca to Capetown, from Kinshasa to Mogadishu, and from Lagos to Luanda, Africa is dotted with cities that constitute political, economic, social, and intellectual alternatives to the nation, while being situated within it. Perennial challenges to nation-states in Africa and beyond, combined with the

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The 23rd New York African Film Festival (NYAFF) opens Sunday, May 1st with an interactive town hall meeting at the Amphitheater of Film Society of Lincoln Center. The inaugural event, Digital Diaspora Family Reunion Roadshow, will invite participants of all backgrounds to share an on-screen narrative of family stories with the audience. This experience aims to

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Sitting in New York City’s Lincoln Center Theater, two beautiful black bodies emerge in the spotlight making leaps, turns, gyrations, and kicks so effortlessly by themselves and intertwined with each other. The music is just as infectious as the movements and more dancers appear, instinctually

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