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Rep. Maxine Waters Helps Americans Fly Back From Morocco Amid Pandemic
March 22, 2020
Los Angeles Congresswoman Maxine Waters has announced that the U.S. State Department has chartered emergency flights for U.S. citizens stranded in Morocco after the government there suspended international flights to and from its airports as a protective measure against the spread of the coronavirus. ... read more »
Getty Center Museum’s Free Concert Series Sounds of L.A. Returns
February 7, 2020
Sounds of L.A., the Getty’s annual concert series exploring the city’s varied musical landscape, kicks off the 2020 season on January 18. Each month features two concerts by charismatic musicians who combine global influences in unexpected and original ways.  ... read more »
Not Yet Uhuru, Freedom Interrupted: African Liberation Delayed But Not Defeated
May 30, 2019
And on this day of memory and marking, May 25th, set aside in 1963 at Addis Ababa by the Organization of African Unity as African Liberation Day, we remember first and pay rightful homage to our ancestors. For they are the way-openers, the path-finders, the original freedom fighters, the layers of the foundations on which we strive to build in good and righteous ways. It is they who lifted up the light that lasts, the spiritual and moral visions and values by which we understand and assert ourselves at our best in the world. And in rightful homage to them, we in the Maatian ethical tradition, as written in the Husia, humbly ask of them every day “Ancestors, give us your hand, for we are bearers of dignity and divinity who came into being through you.” ... read more »
NBA and FIBA Announce Plan To Launch Professional Basketball League In Africa
March 8, 2019
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Saturday their plan to launch the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa. ... read more »
African Leaders Confront a ‘Blue Wave’ Demanding Change
January 11, 2019
In Ethiopia, reforms are already underway since the installation last year of 42 year old Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Women have been named to some of the government’s key positions - president, chief justice and half of all ministers. Thousands of political prisoners and journalists have been freed while senior officials accused of human rights abuses and corruption no longer enjoys immunity. ... read more »
Broad Fest: Free Event at The Broad Stage
August 16, 2018
Broad Fest returns on Sunday, September 2, 2018. This free outdoor event features music and dance, activities for kids and adults, plus snacks, sweets and food available for purchase. Members and subscribers, local families, college students and arts enthusiasts of all ages will enjoy an array of musical performances, DJ music and dance floor, drumming, movies and more. ... read more »
Bribery Caught on Tape Nails Ghana’s Senior Soccer Brass
June 15, 2018
Senior officers of the revered Ghana Football Soccer Association who took fat wads of cash to influence player selection in the national team became the unwitting stars of a new documentary by Ghana’s number one investigative journalist. The film opened this month in Accra. ... read more »
Morocco shines for Africa at Washington DC 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge
May 31, 2017
 The event was held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington DC on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 ... read more »
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