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Ghanaian-born fashion designer Mimi Plange talks to Clever about moving to the US as a child, and how she looks to her country of birth for historical research and creative inspiration.

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The Africa Center shared Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President's photo.6 days ago

There is still one week to catch "Quilts: Tribute to Black History 2017" at the office of Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President.

The exhibition celebrates the work of Quilters Of Color Network New York City as part of Black History...

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The Africa Center1 week ago

South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Morocco and Egypt are set to benefit as IBM invests in a digital-skills training program. Great news for Africa's digital sector!

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The Africa Center2 weeks ago

We're thrilled that Darkowaa, blogger extraordinaire and the brains behind "African Book Addict!", agreed to speak with us about her favorite authors, the literary scene in Accra, and her African book addiction!

Read the interview below, and check out her blog:...

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The Africa Center shared (AAJW)-Association of African Journalists & Writers's photo.2 weeks ago

In Washington D.C. today? There are some great African literary talks going on as part of #AWPConference.

There's an African poetry reading and discussion at 1pm at The Library of Congress, followed by a conversation between Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie...

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The Africa Center2 weeks ago

This art installation and salon treats Black hair as a "site of knowledge" - a window to "study everything from fractals, patterns that repeat at varying scales in African hairstyles, to how cornrow braiding was an act of resistance among slaves."

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