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Statelessness and Citizenship in the East African Community

Unknown Uganda – Stateless, Angola – Stateless, Zambia – Stateless, South Sudan – Stateless, Sudan – Stateless, Kenya – Stateless, Rwanda – Stateless, Central African Republic – Stateless, Congo (Democratic Republic) – Stateless, Burundi – Stateless, Congo (Brazzaville) – Stateless, Tanzania – Stateless

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Virginia regulators balk at voting on pipeline permit affecting historic African American community

RICHMOND — Virginia air pollution regulators on Friday unexpectedly delayed voting on a permit for a natural gas pumping facility in the historic …
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A Black Social World: Recovering African American Community Life through Generative Digital …

The paper explores the impact of generative digital scholarship to document and illuminate the black experience in Winter Park, Florida. Building on a …
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Report shines spotlight on employment barriers for African community

An important spotlight has been placd on the barriers faced by many members of the State's African community when seeking employment by the …
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Jérôme Lagarrigue’s powerful portraits of Brooklyn’s African-American community

French-American artist Jérôme Lagarrigue’s dynamic portraits are a powerful and emotive representation of humanity.

Jérôme has built a gallery of portraits throughout his career, with the majority of his models Brooklyn-based African-Americans. Sometimes friends, sometimes strangers, he observes and characterises the emotion and expressions in the people around him, using his distinctive visual aesthetic of expressive, wide stroke brushstrokes and deep colour tones.

His latest exhibition, Night, Landing, aims to tap into the core of what humanity is about, interrogating concepts about contemporary art, society, specifically American culture, and the space dedicated to African-Americans.

Raised in Paris, Jerome moved to the United States in 1992 and graduated from…

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African Community and Conservation Foundation Launches November 2018

ACCF will be based in the United States, and its initial primary charitable partner in Africa will be the Grumeti Community and Wildlife Conservation Fund Company Limited (the “Grumeti Fund”), which carries out wildlife conservation and community development work in the western corridor of the Serengeti ecosystem in Tanzania.  Former Starkey Hearing Foundation Executive Director Brady Forseth will serve as CEO of the Foundation.  “It’s a privilege to partner with the Grumeti Fund who are demonstrated leaders in conservation within the Serengeti ecosystem,” says Forseth.  The Foundation will also partner with other organizations that have the experience and programs to execute ACCF’s objectives.

African wildlife is under constant…

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