3 minutes read November 22, 2013 L’Afrique Est Un Pays This past October was the Dutty Artz crew’s 6 year anniversary, so we decided to celebrate by releasing a compilation in the form of a series of four free geographically-oriented EPs….. Read More 8 minutes read November 1, 2013 Boogie Down Nima in the Bronx For almost two decades now, the Bronx has been the focus of much of New York’s newest wave of Africans moving to the United States. Films such as Little Senegal,….. Read More 6 minutes read September 19, 2013 Blitz the Ambassador has a new EP: ‘The Warm Up’ Shortly before the release of Ghana-born emcee Blitz the Ambassador’s “The Warm Up” EP, we reached out to him to discuss his career and the aspects involved in the making….. Read More 2 minutes read September 13, 2013 “The New Black” Films Creatively Speaking is a monthly curated film series offering a diverse forum that highlights independent film by and/or about people of color. It is curated by Michelle Materre (a New….. Read More 2 minutes read August 21, 2013 Photographing the African Diaspora in New York City In a world ever more saturated by images, understanding how to read pictures has never been more important. In a course this summer at the New School in the GPIA,….. Read More 7 minutes read July 17, 2013 At the Protests for Trayvon Martin in New York City The picture above shows Times Square on Sunday night, during the protest for Trayvon Martin. As I took this photo the woman with the loudspeaker was yelling out “We are….. Read More 18 minutes read May 21, 2013 Strange Cargo: Jane Alexander at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine Almost nine years ago, in July 2004, I made my way to the South African National Gallery in Cape Town, to see a show celebrating “A Decade of Democracy”. On….. Read More ← Older posts Newer posts → ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.