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Review: Bob Marley And The Wailers At The Apollo Theater

Over four days in late October 1979, Bob Marley and The Wailers performed seven shows at the legendary Apollo Theater, marking the...

Langston Hughes: A Leader Of The Harlem Renaissance

Langston Hughes, full name James Mercer Langston Hughes, was born around February 1st, 1902 in Joplin, Missouri. He was raised by his...

African Cinema Into The Future

With COVID-19 further impeding the stability and growth of cinema across Africa, it is imperative to promote self-expression and look to the...

Madagascar Celebrates New Contemporary Art Space

Madagascar has welcomed its new Hakanto Contemporary gallery in Antananarivo with an exhibit celebrating local artists in a space committed to contemporary...

Sacred Sites As Uganda’s Living Archives

The Bagisu people of eastern Uganda boast of special places where they gather to perform cultural rites, among them imbalu, a male circumcision ritual.

Fashion And The Ease Of Trauma

In the flat, colourless landscape of the displacement camp – the miles of sand interrupted only by rows of identical tarpaulin tents...

Dying At 21 And The Moment That Never Came

When I played make-believe as a Sudanese child growing up in the US, the characters in my imagination were always white. I had little...

Lifting Up Local Voices

Finbarr O'Reilly is a photographer based in London whose work was recently recognized by the prestigious Carmignac Photojournalism Award. O'Reilly had spent many...

The Exhilarating Songs Of Street Protests

Lagos. 14 October 2020. The atmosphere is electrifying. On a regular day, Lekki toll gate in Lagos wears a different cloak; vehicles...

Is Hollywood Ready To Stop Stereotyping Africa?

Released in 1988, Coming to America was a brash romantic comedy; a box-office juggernaut for Hollywood comic actor Eddie Murphy. But, despite...