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Biden meets Tulsa survivors a century on from massacre

Irish Independent 02 Jun 2021
His visit came amid a national reckoning on racial justice ... Several hundred people milled around Greenwood Avenue in front of the historic Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church awaiting Mr Biden’s arrival at the nearby Greenwood Cultural Centre ... Inside the community centre, Mr Biden was joined by Housing Secretary Marcia Fudge ... .
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President Biden marks Tulsa race massacre in emotional speech

Belfast Telegraph 01 Jun 2021
President Joe Biden during a tour of the Greenwood Cultural Centre (Evan Vucci/AP) ... Several hundred people milled around Greenwood Avenue in front of the historic Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church awaiting Mr Biden’s arrival at the nearby Greenwood Cultural Centre.
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A century after Tulsa race massacre, black residents await Biden and reparations

The National 01 Jun 2021
Tension spiked and shots were fired, and the African Americans retreated to their neighbourhood, Greenwood ... "When tourists visit Tulsa, one of the things that they say is that they can't believe how segregated it still is or how racism is so evident," said Michelle Brown, who runs educational programs at a cultural centre.
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Tulsa residents wait on reparations 100 years after massacre

RTE 01 Jun 2021
On 31 May 1921, a group of black men had gone to the Tulsa courthouse to defend a young African American man accused of assaulting a white woman ... "When tourists visit Tulsa, one of the things that they say is that they can't believe how segregated it still is," said Michelle Brown, who runs educational programmes at a cultural centre.
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Biden vows to 'fill the silence' over 1921 massacre of black Americans

The National 01 Jun 2021
Tension surged and shots were fired, and the African Americans retreated to their neighbourhood, Greenwood ... "When tourists visit Tulsa, one of the things that they say is that they can't believe how segregated it still is or how racism is so evident," said Michelle Brown, who runs educational programmes at a cultural centre.
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Joe Biden becomes first US president to commemorate massacre of 300 African Americans

ITV 01 Jun 2021
Prior to his arrival, several hundred people milled around Greenwood Avenue in front of the historic Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church awaiting Biden’s arrival at the nearby Greenwood Cultural Centre ... of the Centre for African American Studies at Princeton University.
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Let’s embrace our cultural identity for accelerated development - Speaker

Ghana Web 21 May 2021
He said African countries, including Ghana, must chart a new path to growth centred around Africa’s cultural identity because none of the developed countries relied on foreign cultures to attain their current status ... of other cultures that did not conform to Africa’s way of life.
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Let’s embrace our cultural identity for accelerated development — Speaker

Graphic 21 May 2021
He said African countries, including Ghana, must chart a new path to growth centred around Africa’s cultural identity because none of the developed countries relied on foreign cultures to attain their current status ... of other cultures that did not conform to Africa’s way of life.
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Traditional healers want to be included in the fight against Covid-19

Independent online (SA) 20 May 2021
In September, a regional expert committee on traditional medicine was set up by the WHO, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, and the African Union Commission for Social Affairs, endorsed protocols for traditional medicine clinical trials ... culture and economy.”.
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‘Their stories need to be told’: the true story behind The Underground Railroad

The Observer 17 May 2021
Its true genesis lies across the street in the Pamlico River, once used as an avenue of escape by enslaved African Americans seeking freedom ... Pennsylvania and New York were the most organised networks, often centred in local churches, according to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
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Music Is A Time Machine: Sons of Kemet Interviewed

The Quietus 12 May 2021
In the context of the album, this connection with ancestral knowledge is filtered through a specific reading of African history, particularly the work of Senegalese historian Cheikh Anta Diop, whose work, Hutchings says, sought to find “a unified centre to African ontological thought”.
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PODCAST | Amanda Gray on global art law and trends in the African art market

Business Day 28 Apr 2021
We discuss the recent surge of interest in African art and the drivers for the rise in artists, collectors and curators from the continent, and how this is disrupting and decentralising the cultural centre from Western Europe, alongside the rise of interest in Asian art.
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NIA Centre to host interview with African American painter

Grand Rapids Business Journal 27 Apr 2021
A cultural and arts nonprofit will host a virtual event with a nationally known African American artist this week ... NIA is leading an effort to place an African American cultural center that it hopes will be the foremost destination, resource and opportunity for sharing and expressing African American culture.
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NCAC, ASAUK End Workshop As 60 History Teachers Receive Training

All Africa 16 Apr 2021
National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC) and its partner, African Studies Association United Kingdom (ASAUK) Sunday ended its training workshops for 60 history teachers ....
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Row erupts over bid to revive London's historic Caribbean cultural hub

The Observer 28 Mar 2021
The West Indian Cultural Centre (WICC) in Wood Green was ... It will also change its name to the African Caribbean Cultural Centre to reflect a postcolonial emphasis ... An architect’s proposals for a new African Caribbean Cultural Centre, which would include affordable housing.
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