President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s at the US Summit

presidnet of mali in the us ummitBy Mel Brown

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s at the Center for Strategic and International Studies presentation is important in light of the continuing instability in the North of Mali. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Trade and Aid Both Needed In Africa

charles rangelBy Charles B. Rangel

This week, President Obama is welcoming some 50 African heads of state to Washington for the first-ever African Leaders Summit. Continue Reading →

African Leaders Gather For US Summit

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China has a trade volume with the continent of $200 billion….

Nearly 50 heads of state are expected to attend the three-day event, which began on Monday. Continue Reading →

Harlem Hails Guyanese Radio Producer JD with Three Posthumous Citations

Charles and Inez Barron with JDs family membersBy Vinette K. Pryce

Harlem lauded the contribution of Guyana –born Joseph Dennis Livingstone recently during a memorial ceremony that celebrated his dedication to the community but more than that, a diverse gathering of friends, colleagues and associates packed into the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office building to pay tribute to his legacy. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: African Solutions And Problems Conference 2014

seitu afric1 Mr. Mehmet Kilic and Ambassador HE Abdou Salam Diallo the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Senegal to the United Nations at a briefing on the Global Thematic Consultation on Education in the Post-2015 Development downtown Manhattan, NY.on Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Shop Harlem: Chan Luu Multi Onyx Community Bracelet

Chan Luu Multi Onyx BraceletThe bracelet that keeps on giving for an event like the Community Day of Unity! Day in Harlem from the original designer of the handmade wrap bracelet. This collection is part of Chan Luu’s Ethical Fashion Initiative sod from Harlem to Africa. Continue Reading →

Kenya, Africa’s Next Frontier

Rendering-of-The-Hub-Karen-mall-opening-in-suburban-Nairobi-Kenya-2015-656x429Chatting to fashion insiders here feels, in many ways, the same as anywhere else around the world. Nairobi’s power bloggers have moved to Instagram; local designers are troubled by cheap counterfeits; and the same laundry list of global celebrities reigns supreme from Mombasa to Lake Victoria. Continue Reading →

Souleo: Wendell Headley, A Fashion World Outsider Comes To The Fore

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By Souleo

In an unfurnished New York City apartment with bare white walls, Wendell Headley paces the room with an intense energy bordering on unease. Continue Reading →

WCS Honors Hillary Clinton at Annual Gala

hilary honored 1The Wildlife Conservation Society honored tonight Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation Chelsea Clinton, and WCS Trustee Diane Christensen for their commitments to saving elephants and protecting wildlife and wild places. Continue Reading →