Latest News for: African center


DR Congo president lays foundation stone for Chinese-built ring roads project

People Daily 24 Jun 2024
... Chinese ambassador, citing the soon completion of the work of the Central African Cultural and Arts Center, a donation from the Chinese government, as well as an investment forum planned for August.

Juneteenth in Carroll | PHOTOS

Baltimore Sun 23 Jun 2024
(Brian Krista/staff photo) Lesina Martin, center, and fellow members with the West African Performance Ensemble called Farafina Kan, translates to the sound of Africa, performa a Kassa or harvest ...

How Black librarians helped create generations of Black literature

The Spokesman-Review 23 Jun 2024
... architect of one of the world’s premier Africana research centers, who hunted down forgotten manuscripts and built connections between the African American experience and global Black networks.

Trump’s sledgehammer message to Philadelphia is light on facts, heavy on fear

The Observer 23 Jun 2024
Several African American supporters were positioned behind Trump’s lectern in the Liacouras Center, against the backdrop of a gigantic Stars and Stripes ... Trump delivers remarks during a campaign rally at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.

Alton Park museum focuses on African American history, education

Chatanooga Times Free Press 22 Jun 2024
A new museum opened Saturday in Alton Park aims to educate Chattanoogans and visitors about African American history, civil rights and current issues.

Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration, which starts earlier than usual, is in full swing

IndyStar 22 Jun 2024
This year’s events, including a three-day exhibition at the Indiana Convention Center, take place June 20-30, to accommodate the National Eucharistic Congress being held at Lucas Oil Stadium July 17-21 ... Indiana Convention Center.

Afreximbank, Africa CDC pledge $2b in support of Africa health and pharmaceutical products manufacturing

Ghana Business News 21 Jun 2024
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Africa Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) have made a pledge of $2 billion financing for the sector.

Mayo Clinic Minute: Preventing cancer for future generations of Black families

Hastings Tribune 21 Jun 2024
The statistics are staggering. Black people are more likely to die from cancer than other racial and ethnic groups. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African Americans have the highest death rate from cancer overall ... .

Man arrested for setting fire to car granted mental health, disability evaluation

SC Times 21 Jun 2024
“If you look at the Walgreens, I’m sure she was one of the only Black people in the area,” said Abdi Ibrahim, programs manager for the Center for African Immigrants and Refugees Organization.

US lawmakers visit Binance exec detained in Nigeria, urge embassy to seek humanitarian release

Hindustan Times 21 Jun 2024
Representatives French Hill and Chrissy Houlahan said they used the opportunity of a national-security visit to the West African nation “to advocate for an American that has been wrongfully detained by the Nigerian government.”.

The American Summer Driving Season Kicks Off This Weekend

Texas Border Business 21 Jun 2024
The island is also home to the Sea Turtle, Inc., a rescue and rehabilitation center dedicated to sea turtle conservation ... The zoo features a variety of exhibits, including tropical rainforests, African savannahs, and an aquatic center.