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African Heritage Month: Strathcona walking tour


The tour will explore various historic sites, buildings, streets and businesses once owned by people of African Descent and the consequences of urban renewal in 1958-72 to our community. Walking sounds, memories and stories told by experienced urban historians during the tour!

 

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Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Time: 10:00am- 11:30am

Location: 897 Keefer Street (Vancouver)

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Hidden History: Jacksonville-Onslow African American Heritage Trail



ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) – In Onslow County, there are a number of historical markers highlighting African American unsung heroes also …
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African Heritage Month: Fountain Chapel Grand re-opening


This year marks the 100th anniversary of a church which was central to the african community in Vancouver for decades. That history will be marked by the Grand Re-opening and Celebration of African Fountain Chapel Vancouver (AME) February 24.

For more information: Facebook Link

Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019

Time: 11:00am- 4:30pm

Location: 897 Keefer Street (Vancouver)

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Night of fashion, and music at the African Heritage


By SARA BAKATA
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The African Heritage House on the outskirts of Nairobi, will, on March 3, host the African Twilight show to mark the official Kenya launch of the African Twilight coffee table book by veteran photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher.

The two have completed a 40-year quest traversing the continent documenting the vanishing cultures, ceremonies and rituals of African communities.

The African Twilight show is premised on past African Heritage Festivals featuring authentic African accessories and costumes created from handwoven and hand printed textiles of Africa’s disappearing cultures.

The costumes and accessories will be provided by Makena Mwiraria who now owns the African Heritage collection.

Starting at 6:30pm, the show will feature an evening of…

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Celebrating black excellence: African Heritage Month heritage celebration rebranded as Soul Gala | Community


GREENWICH, N.S. —

An Annapolis Valley African Heritage Month event has been rebranded to further celebrate and showcase Africentricity and achievements of people of African descent in the region.

This is what Krishinda McBride hopes people take away from this year’s inaugural Soul Gala – a dinner and dance event previously known as Rally in the Valley – which is co-ordinated and hosted by the Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education’s student support worker program.

McBride is the the centre’s Race Relations, Cross Cultural Understanding & Human Rights (RCH) program co-ordinator and says the event is both to bring community together and to celebrate and acknowledge “the…

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Campbell to host first Harnett County African American Heritage Festival



February is Black History Month, and Campbell University will celebrate the first Harnett County African American Heritage Festival thanks to a …
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