Thursday, 2 October 2014

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‘Little Liberia’ Market Suffers on Staten Island

‘Little Liberia’ Market Suffers on Staten Island

The spread of Ebola in Liberia is disrupting trade and keeping customers away.

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Mali Singer Performs for a Cause

Mali Singer Performs for a Cause

Mali singer-songwriter Salif Keita performed in NYC, part of a multi-city tour to raise funds and awareness of albinism, reports Afrikanspot.

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Ebola Hits Home for a Brooklyn Nonprofit

Ebola Hits Home for a Brooklyn Nonprofit

Imani House's director talks about the disease, the clinic, and plans to collect much-needed protective gear.

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Previewing the Africa Center

Previewing the Africa Center

With music, dance and activities, the new center opened its doors to the community.

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Helping Fight Ebola

Helping Fight Ebola

Brooklyn's Imani House is trying to raise $75,000 to help its Liberian clinic upgrade an isolation clinic to help treat Ebola victims, the Amsterdam News reports.

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Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Afro Soca in Brooklyn

Shakira Marshall leads her students in blending dance moves from Africa and the Caribbean.

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Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

Guineans Pay Respects to Slain Livery Driver

One thousand Guinean immigrants came out in the Bronx to honor fellow compatriot Aboubacar Bah who lost his life while on the job, reports Hunts Point Express.

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Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Young Africans Mentor Business Hopefuls

Successful entrepreneurs offered advice at the Mission of the African Union to the U.N. in NYC.

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Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

Continuing the Fight to #BringBackOurGirls

The plight of the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls remains at the forefront for Nigerians and New Yorkers who came together at a panel on the "State of Girls in Nigeria," reports Amsterdam News.

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An Educational Quest to Uncover Slave Remains

An Educational Quest to Uncover Slave Remains

New funding may help pinpoint the location of the remains in the Bronx's Drake Park, building on the efforts of local students, reports The Hunts Point Express.

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The Journey from a Village in Mali

The Journey from a Village in Mali

Moctar Yara thought he'd raise cows in America, but sells African textiles in Harlem instead.

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