August 19th, 2020 – A virtual block party in partnership with the Museum of the City of New York, El Museo...

July 30th, 2020 (Digital) – A discussion on what this moment of mass uprisings against systemic oppression and white supremacy in...

June 19th, 2020 (Digital) – The launch of a new window installation in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

Virtual Museum Mile Festival Tuesday, June 9th, 2020 at 9:00 AM – 9:00PM EST   Welcome to the first ever day-long Virtual...

June 3rd, 2020 (Digital) – A discussion on “Third Culturalism” with Wayétu Moore and Luvvie Ajayi.

May 25th, 2020 (Digital) – A discussion between our CEO and one of our newest board members, Lupita Nyong'o.

May 30th, 2020 (Digital) – An animation workshop for children and families with artist Ezra Wube.

May 10th, 2020 (Digital) – A special Mother's Day conversation with Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

April 26, 2020 (Digital) – A conversation about FX on Hulu’s Mrs. America with actor Uzo Aduba.

April 23, 2020 (Digital) – A conversation with William Kamkwamba and Chiwetel Ejiofor as part of our Earth Day 2020 Series.

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The Africa Center10 hours ago

We'd love to congratulate Ethiopian-American novelist + essayist Maaza Mengiste for being long-listed in this year's #2020BookerPrize! Her book, #TheShadowKing, is a historical novel set during WWII + unpacks female power; exploring what it means to be a woman at war....

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Congrats to Ethiopian-American novelist @MaazaMengiste for being long-listed in this year's #2020BookerPrize! #TheShadowKing is a historical novel exploring what it means to be a woman at war. We were thrilled to host Maaza's book launch at The Africa Center last October. TheAfricaCenter photo