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Petition: Fight to Recover Kendeja from US Billionaire

Petition: Fight to Recover Kendeja from US Billionaire

By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The AfricaPaper Roseville, Minn – Artists from the West African state of Liberia residing in the U.S., say they will soon begin legal process aimed to recover their country’s National Cultural Shrine – Kendeja sold to US billionaire eight years ago. Kendeja was sold to Robert L. Johnson, by Ellen […]

US-based West Africa Ballet Dance Troupe Comes to Twin Cities

US-based West Africa Ballet Dance Troupe Comes to Twin Cities

By James Kokulo Fasuekoi | The Africa Paper Brooklyn Park, Minn – Minnesotans will host this year’s annual Liberian National Cultural Ambassadors’ cultural festival for the first time. The festival, named, ECHOES OF LIBERIAN CULTURE is now in its third year and was first launched in Boston, MA in 2013. Rhode Island hosted it in […]

Bringing cultures and communities together in Dakota County

Bringing cultures and communities together in Dakota County

   The AfricaPaper | Minnesota “I will say the turnout is great,” said Binta Kawu, surveying the Dakota County Community Action Council (CAC) cultural festival and resource fair on January 12. “Up ’til the last minute, people were calling to say that they wanted to be part of it.” The fair, hosted at a Burnsville […]

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Traditional Music Of Mali Gets Warm Reception In USA

Traditional Music Of Mali Gets Warm Reception In USA

Issa A. Mansaray | The AfricaPaper When Malian musician Bassekou Kouyate appeared on stage at the Cedar Cultural Center last summer, his music mesmerized his audience. He entertained them with tunes that some had never heard before and displayed the range of his tiny traditional instrument, the n’goni. Bassekou greeted his fans with a few […]

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