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"It is popularly said that 'young people are the future leaders for tomorrow,' but what many have failed to realize is that young people are already leaders of today."

— Richard Kweitsu, a current Mo Ibrahim Foundation Scholar, discusses the opportunities and...

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The Africa Center2 weeks ago

Senegalese superstar Youssou Ndour is coming to Brooklyn this Saturday night to close out the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival in style!

Here's his latest video to get you in the mood...

Tickets are FREE and the show starts at...

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"By ensuring that Africa-based and diasporic writers’ thoughts are published, we as writers create a home for our own ways of thinking about our images of self."

— M. Neelika Jayawardane and Emmanuel Iduma discuss writing about African and African diaspora photography.

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The Africa Center shared Afropop Worldwide's post.2 weeks ago

Lovely tribute to the legendary Fela Kuti, who died 20 years ago today.

The Africa Center
The Africa Center2 weeks ago

Today would have been James Baldwin's 93rd birthday. To mark the occasion, we're revisiting his 1980 conversation with Chinua Achebe, in which the two great thinkers exchanged ideas about politics, Africa, and the artist's struggle for integrity. Their dialogue brims with wisdom that still resonates...

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The Africa Center added 7 new photos — with Dana Reed and 2 others.4 weeks ago

A big part of our mission is to bring people together, share knowledge, and spark ideas, so we were thrilled at the opportunity to host a leadership meeting of MADA (Mobilizing African Diaspora Action) on July 19.

Marking the International Decade...

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Calling all African writers! Got a book inside of you waiting to get out? Entries for the 2017 Morland Writing Scholarships are open... https://t.co/ehgc38Lulk
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We're in #Accra #Ghana this week for the 17th Triennial Symposium on African Art! Follow along @ACASAonline #ACASA17
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Today would have been #JamesBaldwin's 93rd birthday. Here he is looking fine on the beach with Chinua Achebe back in 1980. https://t.co/asPBznba0Y
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