An Afropean Revolution with Les Nubians at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant
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An Afropean Revolution with Les Nubians at The Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant

Hey Y’all! Don’t make any plans for next Friday night because the Grammy-Nominated, French-African, R&B sister-duo are coming to town! RSVP BY THE END OF LABOR DAY TO BE ENTERED INTO A RAFFLE FOR FREE TICKETS! WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SEPT 3RD AFTERNOON. Born in France, Helene and Celia Faussart moved to Chad when they were … Continue reading

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THE 5TH ANNUAL UMOJA CONFERENCE

The 2009 Umoja conference will be held at Macalester College from April 24-26. This conference is an annual program created by a network of African student organizations in the Midwest. The word UMOJA is a Swahili word that means “Unity”. The purpose of the UMOJA conference is to discuss pertinent issues concerning the African continent and … Continue reading

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African Designers Represent at the New York Fashion Week

by Nelima It could be the ‘Obama Effect or just pure coincidence that for the first time African designers were accorded a night to showcase their designs at the New York Fashion Week. At the African Fashion Collective,  models strutted the catwalk in African-themed collections by African designers Xuly Bet, Stoned Cherrie, MOMO and Tiffany … Continue reading