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MTV Base introduces The Culture Squad and new VJs

Independent online (SA) 24 Feb 2021
This platform will give African talent a bigger stage to showcase their distinct originality, highlighting how they are influencing cultural shifts, setting trends and leading the conversation through a VJ centred content portfolio. VJs across the network’s Pan African platforms ...

NIA Centre hits $50K funding milestone

Grand Rapids Business Journal 17 Feb 2021
“We are excited to see the NIA Centre continue (its) efforts to establish an African American cultural center in Grand Rapids,” said Janean Couch, program director at the Grand Rapids Community Foundation ... The space is being used to continue plans for the African American cultural ...

Psychology carries a dark past: how the discipline can be Africanised

Beijing News 17 Feb 2021
We conclude that theorising about African experiences is possible if we shift from Western-centred ways of knowing and move towards an Africa-centred psychology ... This can be fixed by developing a psychology that's centred on African knowing, cosmology and worldview.

An Oral History of the COVID-19 Crisis: 'I was strolling through land once ruled by the infamous dacoits of Chambal'

Yahoo Daily News 13 Feb 2021
Read full article. Andrew Menezes13 February 2021, 7.13 am·4-min read. Andrew Menezes is a Mumbai-based IT professional ... Soon, it began ... Next on the map was Indore ... Also See ... No COVID-19 deaths in 15 states and UTs over past 24 hrs, South African variant not found in India till now, says Centre. Read more on Arts & Culture by Firstpost. TRENDING ... .

FireFish announces year-round arts programming

The Morning Journal 06 Feb 2021
An accomplished Lorain artist whose work focuses on portraits of noteworthy African American men and women, Pye has worked with the Harrison Cultural Arts Centre to create an arts space for both youth and adults where they often create portrait work around this theme.

My Jerry John Rawlings’ Experiences: How fleeting this life here on earth…

Graphic 04 Feb 2021
... and later RICS Consult Limited was organizing the 1st Pan African Fair for Arts and Music (PAFAM 90) in collaboration with the Organization of African Unity (OAU) and the Centre for National Culture (CNC) from 1988 to 1990, when the event took place at the Trade Fair Site.

‘Life and death’: Barriers to healthcare for ethnic minorities

Al Jazeera 04 Feb 2021
Individuals’ immigration status may also make them fearful of accessing care.” Culture clash ... Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP]Milko Patrick Zanini, a professor of nursing at the University of Genoa in Italy, recounts combining medical treatment with a sub-Saharan African patient’s culture at a trauma centre in Genoa, Italy.

'Restitution is important but it is not essential': the African museums building a homegrown cultural revival

The Art Newspaper 27 Nov 2020
African cultural heritage can no longer remain a prisoner of European museums”, tweeted French President Emmanuel Macron on 28 November 2017 ... But key African museums, art centres and cultural leaders are not holding their breath for permanent returns to the continent.

NIA Centre opens downtown community engagement center

Grand Rapids Business Journal 25 Nov 2020
“Our new community engagement center is a critical step in the NIA Centre’s incredible journey of bringing a world-class African American cultural center to the city of Grand Rapids.” ... NIA is leading an effort to place an African American cultural center that it hopes will be the ...

The Manchester campaign for black people's dignity in the mental health system

Manchester Evening News 18 Oct 2020
Paula King is one of a number of black professionals who are raising funds to build a culturally appropriate mental health centre for Caribbean and African men and women ... .

Black History Month events

Islington Tribune 09 Oct 2020
... work of 200 women writers of African descent ... Find out about the first black cultural arts centre, the history of the African National Congress, Islington’s Egyptian links and the legacies of black revolutionary politicians and activists, such as Claudia Jones and Angela Davis.

Sir David Adjaye to receive top architecture award

Belfast Telegraph 30 Sep 2020
Adjaye Associates’ credits include the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, in Washington, and the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, Norway. Smithsonian National Museum of African American Arts and Culture, Washington DC by David Adjaye (Photographer Nic Lehoux).