Latest News for: African center


As Little Haiti continues to change, its cultural center gets a new leader

The Lawton Constitution 10 Dec 2023
“Ultimately, my vision for the center is to be a place for the African diaspora to have events and programming, to be a place where we can just ...,” the 11-year U.S ...It’s challenging, and I’m just trying to figure out other creative ways to bring programming to the center.”. Warren pointed to the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center as an example.

‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’: HBCU exchange program returns for second year

Stanford Daily 10 Dec 2023
The Black Community Services Center ... With a course load including classes that center Blackness, like “Afrofuturism” and “Data in the African Diaspora,” she said she feels that she can speak freely and unapologetically about her experiences as a Black woman.

Dialogue group honors 70 graduates in Lisbon

Arab News 10 Dec 2023
The International Dialogue Center, or KAICIID, recently honored new graduates from its Fellows ...

Maroons and slavery — the treaty, lands, sovereignty

Jamaica Observer 10 Dec 2023
The research was undertaken while I was scholar-in-residence at the Center for African Studies, Duquesne University, in Pittsburgh, during Semester II, 2022-23. Many thanks to the Center for African Studies and The University of the West Indies for the support provided.

Healey makes statement with new office art

The Salem News 10 Dec 2023
He is a Boston University alumnus with paintings in the collections of the National Center for African American Artists, Boston Public Library, and the DeCordova Museum ... “This is my small contribution — to tell the African-American experience — in a local sense, of the ...

Concerned Black Men of Lufkin support education through 16th annual scholarship gala

The Lufkin News 10 Dec 2023
The Concerned Black Men of Lufkin continued their mission of raising funds for scholarships for deserving high school seniors during the organization’s 16th annual Scholarship Gala Saturday at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center ... lives of African American and marginalized youth.

Panels talk financing, investment

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 10 Dec 2023
Debt, generational wealth, investing and home ownership were just a handful of topics discussed Saturday during the financial literacy event at the Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center.

‘That builds trust:’ CU Boulder Police Chief embodies public service

Daily Camera 10 Dec 2023
An early passion ... “Her time here has taken what nice foundations existed and expanded those leaps and bounds under her guidance.” CU Boulder Chief of Police Doreen Jokerst and Deputy Chief Mark Heyart pose for a photo with Reiland Rabaka, founding director of the Center for African and African American Studies, during a Kwanzaa event ... .

'Tis the season: Western Pennsylvania has plenty of holiday attractions

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 10 Dec 2023
The August Wilson African American Community Center’s AWCommunity Day ... Carnegie Science Center ... The Carnegie Science Center’s Miniature Railroad & Village was originally created by Charles Bowdish of Brookville in 1919, and it keeps growing — its newest addition is the Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin.

Black Cultural Heritage Trail ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 15

Biltmore Beacon 09 Dec 2023
RFDG’s proposal requested support for (1) an African American heritage museum at the historic site of Stephens-Lee High School (present day Stephens-Lee Recreation Center), and (2) an African American heritage walking trail connecting historic African American communities in downtown Asheville.

Commentary: BRI: a decade of advancing human rights on global scale

People Daily 09 Dec 2023
Medical services have also seen a significant boost through BRI cooperation, as evidenced by projects including the Chinese-aided Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention headquarters, which will be the first institution of its kind on the African continent equipped with advanced laboratory facilities once its construction is completed ... .

Column: Project needs your help finding the untold stories of Black Studebaker workers

South Bend Tribune 08 Dec 2023
The center has a treasure ... Making Studebaker "not a piece of those stories, but the whole" is the aim of the joint effort of the center and the museum that will record stories of African Americans who worked in the Studebaker factory and of their descendants affected by that work.

Billboards plastered with

The Daily Mail 08 Dec 2023
'I don't know if it reflects current activity within those communities,' Deputy Director for El Paso's Opportunity Center for the Homeless John Martin stated ... When previously visited the site on November 28, the migrants outside the registering center were a mix of African and Latin American.

Community Calendar

Cleburne Times-Review 08 Dec 2023
• The Emery Center, an African-American heritage and cultural center, is open for tours at 10.15 a.m., 12.15 p.m ... • The Emery Center, an African-American heritage and cultural center, is open for tours at 10.15 a.m., 12.15 p.m ... • The Emery Center, an African-American heritage and cultural center, is open for tours at 10.15 a.m., 12.15 p.m.

China CDC supports Sierra Leone's move to end hepatitis by 2030 08 Dec 2023
FREETOWN, Dec. 8 (Xinhua) -- The government of Sierra Leone on Friday rolled out the country's first hepatitis policy and strategy supported by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), aiming to help the West African country end the disease by 2030 ... Enditem .