This is Africa

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

T.I.A. @ The Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell, a symbol of the American Revolution, is housed in a complex on Market Street in Philadelphia, reminding us of liberties gained and liberties denied. It’s one of the few historical exhibits I’ve seen that explores and expresses the contradictions in American history clearly, including explicit references (rather than a vague skip-over) of

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

#ThisisAfrica: Sudanese TV (in Dubai)

I came across a concert on Sudanese television station Blue Nile TV while flipping through channels in Dubai (lot’s of great music on there). I know The Sudan has been in the news for other reasons lately,...

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

T.I.A. (Nollywood Edition)

Nollywood film posters in a store window on Nostrand Ave. in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. Photo: Boima.  

Friday, December 17th, 2010

T.I.A.* (Jersey Shore Edition)

You'd never thought you'd see Ronnie and Pauli D from the MTV reality TV show "Jersey Shore" on This is Africa.

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

T.I.A. (Thrift Shop Edition)

Myrtle Ave, Fort Greene in Brooklyn.