(IN)VISIBLE CITIES Istanbul

Migrants as you never see them, watch (IN)VISIBLE CITIES Istanbul   We are counting the days and hours until the release of the newest episode of (IN)VISIBLE CITIES, the series that chases African migrants all over the world. In this…
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Are Novels on Africa Offering Us Poverty-Porn?

What comes to mind when I say "Africa"? Is it the dressless child with flies all over his face? Maybe a woman thin as only problematic anorexic models can be, but carrying tanks of waters on their heads? These are just some of the images so…
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Winnie Byanyima: First African Director of Oxfam

Have you read this? Winnie Byanyima has become the first Africa Director of Oxfam. The news of Winnie Byanyima becoming the first African Director of Oxfam was amplified by BBC sometimes ago but is never too late to share, is it?  As a…
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African-American Actors and Golden Globe Award

So the Golden Globes went by and new statues are proudly standing in few people's houses. But what if you could have had the chance to choose your own winning African-American actor? I wouldn't dare to say an African actor or actress only because…
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First Black Female Republican Congresswoman

The very first black female from the Republican Party in the U.S. has become congresswoman for the Utah. This would give hope for all minorities fighting to achieve those positions, African women included. Yes, it's a fantastic step forward…
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If You Care About Afro Hair Read This

Few days ago I posted about the so-called Nappy Hair (you can read the post here), and just as I was getting into my working routine I discovered an amazing project. It's called My Hair My Voice and it's a documentary narrating the stories behind…
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New Doc Tackles Division Between Blacks in U.S. - The Africa Channel

One polarizing behaviour both communities employ is name-calling, which includes “booty-scratcher” to describe Africans and “Akata” to describe African-Americans. There is a sense that both groups use slurs to identify each other, when…
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Arrivederci Marche!

L'ultima serata nelle Marche è già passata da un paio di giorni ma continuiamo a ricordare il calore delle persone che abbiamo incontrato e le associazioni che ci hanno aiutati: Tandem Associazione Interculturale, GUS di Ancona, Ambasciata…
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Abbiamo mostrato (IN)VISIBLE CITIES alle scuole medie e queste sono le domande che ci hanno posto

Ieri sera siamo arrivati nelle Marche, dove la fantastica associazione Tandem ha organizzato cinque proiezioni di (IN)VISIBLE CITIES. Domani la proiezione cadrà nella giornata internazionale della tolleranza ma oggi abbiamo iniziato a proiettare…
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L'emozione di non sapere cosa succederà

Siamo arrivati nelle Marche!!! E ci aspettano cinque proiezioni nei prossimi tre giorni grazie all'associazione Tandem. Non vediamo l'ora di presentare (IN)VISIBLE CITIES anche qui e il bello è che non abbiamo idea di cosa succederà, chi incontreremo,…