Thursday, 28 August 2014

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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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Students to Perform a Musical Comedy in French

Students to Perform a Musical Comedy in French

Students from Francophone countries at Prospect Heights High School have been keeping up with the French language and are set to perform at a benefit for the French Heritage Language program on May 31, France-Amérique reports.

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DanceAfrica Comes to Bed-Stuy

DanceAfrica Comes to Bed-Stuy

In this video, students in the community perform to welcome DanceAfrica 2014 to Brooklyn.

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Nigerian Consulate Site of New Protests

Nigerian Consulate Site of New Protests

Watch this video report of protestors urging the Nigerian government to step up efforts to rescue schoolgirls.

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The Significance of the Head Wrap

The Significance of the Head Wrap

Rallying to bring attention to the plight of 276 young women abducted in Nigeria, women wore the traditional head wrap, or gele.

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World Voices Heard on Washington Mews

World Voices Heard on Washington Mews

Poetry in translation and African kora playing are featured in this video.

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‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Comes to Union Square

‘Bring Back Our Girls’ Comes to Union Square

A grass roots effort brought attention to the plight of the missing Nigerian schoolgirls on May 3.

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