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Okayafrica Interview with Fab 5 Freddy

Artist Spotlight: Paul Sika


Inspiration: Sembène!

Remembering Malick Sidibe

April 20th at 6pm ET

Watch a Live Conversation with Namibian President Hage Geingob, presider: TAC Managing Director Michelle Gavin

Over 40 historic publications now available to read free on our site.

Recommended Podcast: Things Come Together — Truths about Tech in Africa

Contemporary African Art in NYC – Spring 2016 Roundup

Blog Post: Voodoo Funk

Recommended Article: 12 Times African Women Have Already Made History In 2016

Recommended Video: Upfront – Reality Check: Africa is not a country

Recommended Article: Exploring a Century of Art From Congo

Fab 5 Freddy’s February Playlist

Meet Hadeel Ibrahim

Hadeel Ibrahim is the 30-year-old force of nature behind the Africa Center

Some Marched Their Own Way

Holland Cotter’s Favorite Art Events

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The Africa Center’s Journey in N.Y.

Former Museum for African Art Celebrated Its Reinvention

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