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Mimi Cherono Ng'ok's photographs trace emotional threads between places and people, memories and the subconscious.

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The Africa Center shared BBC Africa's video.4 days ago

"This is why I do this, to inspire refugee kids, to inspire anybody who is facing difficulties.”

The story of South-Sudanese model, DJ, actor, and activist Mari Malek makes inspirational and moving viewing for World Refugee Day.

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Mari fled South Sudan as a child. After years in a refugee camp she moved to the US. Now she is a model, a DJ and an actor.
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The Africa Center1 week ago

The remarkable story of Gift Ngoepe, the first African-born player in Major League Baseball history!

#ImmigrantHeritageMonth

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The Africa Center2 weeks ago

Monday Music from Yemi Alade, Flavour N'abania, Fela Kuti, and more in our latest blog post on Nigerian music.

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The Africa Center shared NPR's post.2 weeks ago

"The themes are things that Africans identify with a lot..." Shared experiences of struggle, inequality, rural-urban migration, and aspiration explain why Latin American telenovelas are booming in popularity in East Africa.

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The Africa Center shared The New Yorker: Photo Booth's photo.3 weeks ago

"I felt like an alien in the big city. So I turned my camera onto the buildings, the architecture.”

— South African photographer Sabelo Mlangeni on finding his place in Johannesburg.

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Did you know that #Harlem is home to a historic African Burial Ground? Learn about the campaign to honor & memorialize it in this exhibition https://t.co/CXvwUmCB1i
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We're excited for #HAF2017 - great entertainment, tasty treats, and more, right on our doorstep! #Harlem https://t.co/x9JwQ0A8y5
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29.8% of @MLB players in 2017 are immigrants, including #GiftNgoepe, 1st African-born player #ImmigrantHeritageMonth https://t.co/WgBjVrpkhb
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New on our blog: we talk with @afropopww about their latest #HipDeep series on music in #Nigeria, past and present https://t.co/5XOk3lbqkZ https://t.co/k97IX0oJsg TheAfricaCenter photo
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