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  • Second annual 'Little African Stars' contest highlights African youth
    Second annual 'Little African Stars' contest highlights African youth
    Young children hailing from the Francophone African Diaspora did everything from singing to dancing to modeling at the second annual Little African Stars Talent Show on Sunday afternoon.The talent show, held at the James Varick Community Center in...
  • Linda Harrison, Executive Director of the MoAD
    Museum of the African Diaspora to close for $1.3 million redesign
    Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora, located on Mission Street and in the Yerba Buena Arts District, is taking a four-month break this summer for a $1.3 million redesign.Executive Director Linda Harrison took office last December and...
  • Exceptional People in the African Diaspora 2013 Photo Exhibition
    Exceptional People in the African Diaspora 2013 Photo Exhibition
    Source: First Published as Exceptional People in the African Diaspora http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1050862 on CNN I Report"The significance of this exhibit is that it gave us a chance to profile some noted African American photographers...
  • Dr. Kweku with part of the collection
    All Around the African World Museum: the African Diaspora
    In a quiet neighborhood of southeastern Lansing lies a hidden gem where one would not normally expect to find a museum. This is the All Around the African World Museum, and it is dedicated to the promotion of Africa's many contributions to...
  • Boiseko Ikastola former student
    Boiseko Ikastola news: Don’t miss the Smoky Mountain Pizza Fundraiser on October
    Registration is now taking place for Fall 2012. Boiseko Ikastola is a quality preschool providing a wide range of classes and experiences as a means to prepare students for kindergarten and beyond. It is the only Basque preschool outside of the...
  • Pedro J. Oiarzabal
    Basque Diaspora featured in Facebook Stories
    Facebook Stories is a new Facebook website that compiles different and unique stories from people using Facebook in extraordinary ways. Recently, Facebook turned the spotlight into the Basques and their Diaspora.(Artikulua euskaraz irakurtzeko,...
  • Iñaki Elizalde
    “Baztan”, the movie: An interview with director Iñaki Elizalde
    In the last few years, Basque cinema has been gaining momentum both nationally and internationally, with movies such as "To Say Goodbye", "Gartxot", "Zuretzako", or the new documentary about the Basque conflict, "...
  • Diaspora
    Diaspora social network founders call it quits
    In April 2010, four college students from NYU aimed to create a new type of social networking experience, which would take on the likes of Facebook, in a chance opportunity to create something different focused on user privacy and transparency....
  • Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
    SF present at the Colloquium of Praia about the Portuguese in the Diasporas
    The diasporic community of any country deals with one issue many locals ignore: how to maintain the language and the culture of that country while living abroad. If culture is something that influences and even defines your identity, keeping one...
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Books from the South Asian Diaspora
    This article will launch a new series that aims to explore the works of South Asian writers. It will give an overview of 105 books, fiction and non-fiction, written by men and women of South Asian heritage. The novels and short stories written by...
  • Making Matzo at Daniel in New York City
    Chametz U Matzoh?
    For some reason, this phrase resonates with me this time of year. I remember practicing the four questions with my brother and sister for days before Passover. It was one of the only things our parents required us to know for an adult service. And...
  • A New Orleans music primer (part III - From jazz to the diaspora)
    A New Orleans music primer (part III - From jazz to the diaspora)
    As Creole society in New Orleans developed, much effort was made on the Creoles’ part to distance themselves from all things African. A Creole middle-class began to develop, located predominantly in the French Quarter, which clung...
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    Open-Source Facebook alternative, Diaspora, prepares for launch.
    After Facebook announced changes to its privacy settings at their f8 Conference in April the anger from the service’s users was heated. This led to some vowing to quit Facebook (an utter failure), and led a group of NYU students to create an...