Ronald Young’s art exhibition explores the African diaspora and the concept behind power objects

Young joined moderator Jade Powers, assistant curator of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, in a discussion at The Kranzberg Arts Center on Aug. 14 about his exhibition “The Prevalence of Ritual.” It is on display by…

Daily Paper’s Latest Capsule Champions the African Diaspora

Daily Paper continues its mission of spotlighting African heritage with its new capsule collection, From Africa To The World. As the collection’s aim is to showcase the African diaspora around the world, each style features a globe held by two hands, specifically…

While Traveling the World Documenting Foodways of African Diaspora, Jessica B. Harris Has Been Collecting Vintage Postcards

You may know her from her new Netflix series based on her book ‘High on the Hog: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America,’ but famed food historian, Jessica B. Harris, is the author of an equally intriguing book about…

Senegal Welcomes the African Diaspora

A few months after discovering from a DNA test that most of his ancestors were from West Africa, American businessman Kyle Jones got on a flight to Dakar, Senegal. Jones was among about 75 people including business leaders, mayors, and…

International Black Heritage + History Month is Using Fashion to Tell the Story of the African Diaspora

A new digital platform aims to create a new holiday and to celebrate the cultural accomplishments of the African diaspora. Spearheaded by creative visionary, Bruce Reynolds, International Black Heritage + History Month is a catalyst for creating a global holiday…

Tracing the African Diaspora in Food

A new series on Netflix ‘High on the Hog’ aims to chart the history of Africa’s influence on American food. Based on a book by the same name written by Jessica B. Harris, the show looks to the countries and…

African Diaspora to host second ‘Africa Day Celebration’ event

by: African Diaspora of Las Vegas The African Diaspora of Las Vegas — a group of professionals, business owners, students, and families of African origin living in Las Vegas, with over 20 African countries currently represented – will celebrate Africa…

Student organizations celebrate Black History Month 2021 with events exploring African diaspora

by EMMA GRAN For many student organizations at the University of Wisconsin, February represents an opportunity to explore the dynamics shaping today’s cultural landscape, and help Black students navigate their place within a broader diaspora. To celebrate Black History Month, several…

Eaters rejoice as more chefs in the African diaspora win Michelin stars

By Léo Pajon African chefs have been sidelined for a long time. But a new, inventive and talented generation from the continent is making a bigger name for itself in the prestigious French culinary guide. South Africa’s Jan Hendrik van der…

Africa Edition Virtual Summit Aims to Empower Black Creators Through the Lens of the African Diaspora

Endeavor Impact has announced details for the upcoming virtual event series NXT: Africa Edition, a free program that explores opportunities in the global sports, entertainment and fashion industries, with a specific focus on the emerging African market. The NXT Africa Edition program is…