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VIRTUAL EVENT—The Africa Center, in partnership with africasoftpower presents “Gen xYZ: Unsilenced Voices Propelling Change through Creative Power and Social Media #ENDSARS,” a deep dive into the gears driving the youth-led social movement against police brutality and bad governance in Nigeria with implications...

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The Africa Center2 days ago

Portrait taken in Egypt in 1959, by Eugene Harris. (Photo via @mzle_le) #TBT

The Africa Center
The Africa Center2 days ago

Here’s Patrick Gaspard, president of @opensocietyfoundations (OSF), delivering closing remarks at last month’s event “Getting Into Good Trouble: Exploring the Act of Protest Around the World,” which we held in partnership with OSF and the Proteus Fund. He shares encouraging words about the...

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The Africa Center3 days ago

Getting you hair braided, twisted, combed or cut is a cherished, intimate—and sometimes painful—experience. What are your fondest memories of it? Let us know in the comments. #AfricanArtIntheEveryday
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The ancestral art of basketry, captured in Rwanda by photographer @Jolitropisme. "The Rwandan baskets are made out of sisal which is grown either on farms belonging to the basket weavers, or purchased" writes the photographer. "Sisal is an exceptionally durable and strong material,...

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The Africa Center5 days ago

Guinean artist @soulby_thb holds a sign that reads: “How many more deaths before it changes?” outside of the Place du Trocadéro in Paris. #democracyforguinea
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Guineans in the diaspora and on the ground continue to demand change after protests...

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EVENT: We’ve partnered with @africasoftpower to present “Gen xYZ: Unsilenced Voices Propelling Change through Creative Power and Social Media  #ENDSARS,” a deep dive into the youth-led movement against police brutality & bad governance in Nigeria, and across the African continent. https://t.co/JSu57piDUq TheAfricaCenter photo
18 hours ago
"The Fake Lion Show" captured in the streets of Dakar, Senegal. The popular show sees men dress up as the "wild cat" in full red and black makeup, evoking Senegalese mysticism and traditional folklore. #AfricanArtIntheEveryday (📹 by @ousmanembaye_design via @proudpointsafrica) https://t.co/m8KqlBlP6v
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Portrait taken in Egypt in 1959, by Eugene Harris. (Photo via @mzle_le) #TBT https://t.co/pajqy2PDnH TheAfricaCenter photo
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The pioneering Moroccan artist, Mohamed Melehi, has died of COVID-19. He was 84. May he rest in peace.
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The artist broke new ground in the art world, transforming the landscape of post-colonial Moroccan art. Read more about his prolific career:
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Getting you hair braided, twisted, combed, threaded or cut is a cherished, intimate—sometimes painful—experience. What are your fondest memories of it? Let us know in the replies. #AfricanArtIntheEveryday. (📸 L-R: Jessé Manuel, Michael Aboya, Joseph Abbey-Mensah and @5andraqk) https://t.co/pnqz4lnF5z TheAfricaCenter photo
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Uzodinma Iweala @uiweala1
I’m really excited to share this! It was just announced that I joined the board of the Sundance Institute. We need challenging, diverse and empathetic stories at this transformative moment in out world. I look forward to working to support filmmakers around the world. https://t.co/PsqwkJ6Wcp
5 days ago
Guinean artist @soulby_thb holds a sign that reads: “How many more deaths before it changes?," in response to post-election violence in Guinea which has left at least 10 protestors dead at the hands of security forces, according to @AJENews. #prayforguinea https://t.co/8lCOOqLPh3 TheAfricaCenter photo
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Words of encouragement from the Jamaican political activist, Marcus Garvey. #SundayQuote https://t.co/VuvxsO56BX TheAfricaCenter photo

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