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"Are you lost if you know where you're going-- just not how to get there? “ - Uzodinma Iweala

Photo by Roda Ahmed

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Author Roda Ahmed at our most recent Children's reading. Ahmed read her books Mae Among the Stars and Good Night, Wiggly Toes, and lead discussions and games.

Photography by @bybrendacespedes @ The Africa Center

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Here are some recap pics from Saturday's children's reading which was lead by author Roda Ahmed.

Ahmed read her books Mae Among the Stars and Good Night, Wiggly Toes, and lead discussions and games for everyone to play together.

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The Africa Center
The Africa Center1 week ago

Tomorrow The Africa Center welcomes author Roda Ahmed to host a free Story Time for Children.

Ahmed will be reading her books Mae Among the Stars and Good Night, Wiggly Toes, and leading discussions and games for everyone to play together.
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The Africa Center
The Africa Center2 weeks ago

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis kicks off with it's opening weekend on September 12th in Rose Theater.

The musical performance will feature a diverse group of top South African musicians who will join the orchestra to perform essential...

The Africa Center
The Africa Center2 weeks ago

Join us as we hold space for dialogue on gender-based violence, xenophobia, pan-Africanism and the formation of a global Black identity.

Donations will be collected for organizations supporting gender equality in Africa. The conversation will be moderated by Yolanda Sangweni, African Women...

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2 weeks ago
Join us as we hold space for dialogue on gender-based violence, xenophobia, pan-Africanism and the formation of a global Black identity.
Donations will be collected for organizations supporting gender equality in Africa.

RSVP at https://t.co/El28hj07SH https://t.co/zTXtwg78wr
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3 weeks ago
"I wish to make it clear again that we are anti-nobody. We are pro-Africa. We breathe, we dream, we live Africa because Africa and humanity are inseparable." - Robert Sobukwe.

Robert Sobukwe founded the Pan Africanist Congress in opposition to the South African apartheid system.
3 weeks ago
Our hearts go out to those who lost their lives in the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
4 weeks ago
Victor Ekpuk, a core member of The Africa Center community uses steel as a canvas to paint his latest sculpture, a 20 foot tall instillation set to grace Washington, DC. https://t.co/J2PSHm6Gzb TheAfricaCenter photo
4 weeks ago
Thank you @georgiebadiel for your gracious presence on Friday! We all loved hearing the story of Princess GieGie in your book 'Water is Hear'. Our little participants enjoyed the reading and crafting with you. We're grateful to @OneMooreBook for bringing you to The Africa Center. https://t.co/n9tUaCkxU8 TheAfricaCenter photo
4 weeks ago
Experience @thandiswamazwai & her soulful sound at @afropunk today at 6pm in Brooklyn.

We were entranced by Thandiswa's live performance at our first @salonafricana, curated by @somimusic & held at The Africa Center in March.

Photo: Terrence Jennings
Wall art: Victor Ekpuk https://t.co/1RqbcBi4Sw
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4 weeks ago
This weekends listening includes Nigerian American musician @jidenna's sophmore album 85 to Africa.

"I wanted this album to be a highway that you could take to Africa. We’re living in a time where there’s a lot less borders between people." https://t.co/CRyxofQQKR
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1 month ago
Last week our Brazilian guest children's book reader Carlos "Caco" De Olivera had our little visitors smiling as he spoke of the green rainforests in his country. It's heartbreaking that today we're seeing the Amazon being devastated by such raging fires. https://t.co/3L0ohGlJVN TheAfricaCenter photo
1 month ago
This week's #TBT takes us all back to March, for our first @SalonAfricana , held at The Africa Center and curated by SalonAfricana founder @somimusic . The night featured @thandiswamazwai & @nduduzomakhathini.

Be sure to experience Thandiswa live at @Afropunk this Sunday at 6pm https://t.co/xjTuhtOvaC