As of 2015, there are nearly 1.7 million Sub-Saharan African immigrants in the United States with roughly 20% coming from Nigeria. Nigerians also happen to be the most highly educated among this group. With these statistics in mind, Fehinty African Theatre Ensemble (F.A.T.E) presents the
In his debut book Malcolm Gladwell defines the tipping point as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, and the boiling point”. His book, aptly named The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference seeks to explain and describe the mysterious sociological
The inaugural Pan African “Party with a Purpose” event took place Wednesday, September 20, at Ambrosia’s Kitchen, located in Old City, Philadelphia where the themes of bridging the gap” of understanding and leadership between Pan African cultures within the African Diaspora blossomed.
This cultivated a sense
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
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 to know more
I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
A united nations leader. A best-selling author. A technology-disruptor. An Ivory Coast craftsman. An African arts education advocate. A stereotype-bending actor. A fashion model and environmentalist. An American African community activist. An army for women’s reproductive rights. Each has genuinely excelled in their own sphere
Scrolling through a polished website, popular shows like An African City and Girl Going Places flash across the screen. Now, from the comfort of your home from San Francisco to New York, movies like Adera or A Soweto Love Story are but a fingertip away.
I've been waiting to see this day for 15 years -- and in some ways, my whole life. I've loved history ever since I was a little boy. Growing up in the oppressive shadow of Jim Crow, my teachers would ask me to cut out
Teju Cole is part of a new generation of African writers taking the literary world by storm.Teju’s works are primarily character-driven, interweaving the background of her native Nigeria, bread in America and social and political events into the narrative.
While his latest work Known and Strange