Tag Archives: Africa

2017 Sept. 28: NIKE Honours Young South African with exclusive edition BHM Sneakers

    MEDIA RELEASE Black History Month is commemorated every February in the United States of America, celebrating the achievements of black Americans. Since 2005, it is also the month Nike unveils its distinct designs of Black History Month (BHM) … Continue reading

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2015 March 19: The censored and oppressed recognized

by Lerato Dumse While many choose to play it safe in life, with comfortable 9-5pm jobs, living in safe neighborhoods, engaging in safe conversations, and staying out of their corrupt government and their associate’s way. There are brave women and … Continue reading

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2014 Dec. 5: When black is so strong

… work in progress. Zanele Muholi working with Valerie Thomas. Where:  Belleville, Paris. When:  Dec. 2014 What:  Having conversations with inner self allowing to be seen without shame Why:  Because ‘races matters’ sometimes and gender is really ‘complex’ Period:  365 … Continue reading

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2014 June 17: Muholi’s Ryerson University (RIC) Talk

by Fikile Mazambani 36 of more than 240 black and white portraits that make up Faces and Phases (2006-2014), hung in the Ryerson Image Centre as part of an exhibition meant to coincide with Toronto’s World Pride celebrations. Zanele Muholi, … Continue reading

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2014 June 20: Difficult Screenings

By Pam Dlungwana   Where We’re At! Other Voices on Gender is an exhibition curated by Christine Eyene at the Bozar Palais Des Beaux-Arts Brussels as part of the month of Photography 2014. As a curatorial project it aimed to … Continue reading

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2014 May 25: Announcement: MAYIBUYE! iAFRICA!

iAfrica, Pledge Africa Liberation Day, iAfrica, Mayibuye To take the pledge, please click on: http://www.mayibuyepledge.org On this African liberation day, we, the undersigned, note with grave concern the continent-wide deepening crisis including, growing militarism, the crisis in democracy, an expanding … Continue reading

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