DOWNTIME: WAKANDA

Discover the Real Stories and Superheroes of Africa The Marvel Studios movie “Black Panther” has not only been breaking box office records around the world, but it’s also become a bona fide cultural phenomenon and spurred interest in all things African. Moviegoers have been queuing for miles to see the film, which tells the story of […]

KEEP A CHILD ALIVE BLACK BALL

KEEP A CHILD ALIVE’S 12TH ANNUAL BLACK BALL RAISES $3.8 MILLION TO PROVIDE TREATMENT AND CARE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES IMPACTED BY HIV and AIDS IN AFRICA AND INDIA The Benefit Honored South African Philanthropists Patrice Motsepe and Dr. Precious Moloi-Motsepe and Featured Performances and Appearances from Alicia Keys, Lenny Kravitz, Wale, LION BABE, and […]

African Cowboy Clothing

Changing the World Through Fashion By Francesca Merced There’s a new model making waves in the fashion world:  a business model. As a child growing up in Nigeria, Mobolaji Olambiwonnu fell in love with the vibrant colors and culture of Africa.  Now, as a successful fashion designer, he‘s combining his passion for the continent with his […]

World View – June

Patriarchs, Patriots & Politicians: The Legacy of Africa’s Leadership by ‘Damilola Odunayo Oyedele In family, business and political life, African society is arguably the most patriarchal of the world’s cultures. From Cairo to Cape Town, customs which are as strong as they are varied illustrate the role of male leadership as a double-edged sword, associated […]