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Teranga from Chef Pierre Tham Opens in Harlem’s Africa Center in February


Chef Pierre Thiam hopes his new restaurant Teranga will be an immersive cultural experience from start to finish. The pan-African, fast-casual restaurant opens February 9 inside the Africa Center, a long-anticipated new cultural hub sitting on the northeast corner of Central Park, and the collaboration is one that aims to reorient New Yorkers’ familiarity with Africa.

“It’s very African,” Thiam tells Eater of his new restaurant. An ornate fishing boat from Senegal stands in the entrance. Nigerian-American painter Victor Ekpuk provided simple, swirly murals for the walls, which will switch out every few months from different African artists. Almost all the food and drink is sourced from West Africa.

“People should expect to enter a different culture,” Thiam says. “Everything…

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Book Presentation: Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and the African American Quest…


Co-sponsored by the Alexandria Historical Society (AHS), the Black Heritage Museum of Arlington, Arlington Historical Society, and the Office of Historic Alexandria

Join the audience for a remarkable opportunity to meet professor Sammons in person. He was recently featured in the PBS American Experience series on World War I.  Alexandria AHS members may attend for free. There is a $5.00 admission fee for non-members. Members may sign up on the AHS website using the Member Code: Sammons2018

We hope you can join us for a remarkable opportunity to meet professor Sammons in person. He was recently featured in the PBS American Experience series on World War I.  Alexandria AHS members may attend for free. There is a $5.00 admission fee for non-members. Members may sign up on…

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On Opening Day, Harlem’s Little League tries to bring African-American kids back to baseball – The Athletic


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