Taiye Selasi made her fiction debut in Granta’s latest issue, The F Word (issue 115) with the story, “The Sex Lives of African Girls.”" “
Archive for February, 2012
As Black History month comes to an end in America, the role of the African Diaspora in supporting its members respective of geo-political ties came to my mind. Last week I had the opportunity to do a service project with 21 other members of the African Diaspora just outside of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the epicenter of the January 12, 2010 earthquake.
In anticipation and celebration of the 14th Annual Harvard Africa Business Conference, Royalty Lifestyles presents: The Afropolitan Social Experience III in Boston.
Since 2006, South Africa Partners has led an annual education tour to South Africa. Over the past six years, the trip has introduced a total of 56 educators to South Africa through visits to cultural and historical sites, schools, other organizations doing work in the community, and conversations with South Africans. The Annual Tour takes place each summer at the end of July.
Despite a positive assessment, Mali’s democratic outlook is fraught with short- and long-term threats. A recurrent Tuareg rebellion has struck Mali’s northern regions for the fourth time since independence from France in 1960.
Over the last decade, Sudanese model, Alek Wek has transformed from a new face to a household name to an activist. Now she’s assuming a new mantle: digital pioneer. She talks to ASD exclusively about how she’s using Twitter and Facebook to create change.
We all have those days: there’s no hot water and your shower is barely lukewarm. Your toilet stops working and it takes forever to get a repair guy. It could be better, but things could be so much worse—if you’re a typical Liberian.
In anticipation of the 9th Annual Columbia University African Economic Forum, organizers of the Forum are taking their supporters to Africa!