Koleka Putuma Is the Groundbreaking New Voice of South African Poetry
Koleka Putuma doesn’t play by the rules in her debut anthology.
NextGen: Jeff Manning’s Soulful Digital Portraits Depict a Surreal Subconscious
We catch up with Philadelphia-based graphic artist, Jeff Manning, on how his work illustrates the beauty of the black mind.
Diaspora Eats: 7 of the Best African Restaurants in Madrid
8 Highlights From an Evening with the Legendary Afro-Peruvian Singer Susana Baca
Afro-Peruvian singer Susana Baca was the honored guest at this year’s Afro-Latino festival in New York. Here’s what we learned from her talk.
Jojo Abot’s New EP Is “A Release of Anger and Frustration” Towards Herself & The White Man
Ghanaian singer Jojo Abot returns with her new EP, ‘NGIWUNKULUNKULU,’ which she recorded in South Africa.
NextGen: Judie Mozie’s Journey As an Emerging Artist Is an Example of Fearless Individuality
For Nigerian visual artist and director Judie Mozie, she wants to encourage Africans to embrace and celebrate all facets of their identities.
The TED Talk Questionnaire: Ugandan Playwright Adong Judith on How She Became a Global TED Fellow
The Ugandan playwright Adong Judith gives inspiring advice on how to achieve your dreams and on how she became a 2017 TED Fellow.
In Conversation with Sarah Diouf on Her Fashion Label ‘Tongoro’ and Being a Young African Creator
The self-identified “child of Africa” speaks about her creative process, her influences, and some of the challenges she’s faced as a young African designer.
This Kenyan Artist Imagines Sending the Maasai People Into Space
We spoke with visual artist, Jacque Njeri about how her art fuses elements of the present with the past and future.
The 10 Best Nigerian Music Videos of 2017 So Far
Here are the 10 best Nigerian afrobeats music videos to come out so far this year.
These Stunning Naturals Give Us Their Best Hair Tips From CURLFEST 2017
This year’s CURLFEST attendees share some tips on how to keep your natural hair looking fly.
NextGen: Daniel Obasi Is the Young Nigerian Stylist Making Big Moves
Nigerian stylist and art director Daniel Obasi’s forward thinking art direction sparks conversation around issues that impact young Africans.
6 Iconic Black Punk Bands You Should Be Listening To
Here are 6 classic black punk bands you should have in your library.