Latest News for: African women music


Toya Delazy resurrects the fighting spirit in youth in her new album ‘Afrorave Vol. 1’

Independent online (SA) 14 Jun 2021
Directed by Cape Town-based Kyle Lewis, the music video is a wild, expressive and surreal conceptual music video that works in African tribal motifs, and zombies ... She was recently featured as one of ‘17 Women Shaping African Dance And Electronic Music’ in MixMag, the world's biggest dance, music, and clubbing destination.

Churchwoman, suffragist, organizer, singer: The life of St. Paul’s Nellie Francis

MinnPost 14 Jun 2021
Image is from Foster, Mary Dillon, Who’s Who Among Minnesota Women (1924), 111 ... In 1891 she was the only African American graduate of St ... In the mid-1910s, Nellie formed a singing group called the Folk Song Coterie, which performed exclusively African American music — in her view, the true American folk music. All the singers were black women from St.

Geneva Music Festival concludes with retrospective

Finger Lakes Times 10 Jun 2021
GENEVA — In its first 10 years, the Geneva Music Festival has showcased diverse influences on classical music through jazz, Latin, African American and women composers and musicians, among others ... At 7.30 p.m ... Saturday ... “I am truly excited about coming back to the Geneva Music Festival … most especially this summer,” Kavafian said ... .

YoloArts’ Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom�planned to honor African American women heroes

The Daily Democrat 08 Jun 2021
This celebration offers the last chance to view the powerful exhibit honoring African American women heroes, civil rights leaders and victims of police brutality through artwork ... WiLD is a group supporting women leaders, African ...

WATCH: Femme Fatale Cindy-Louise celebrates women empowerment

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2021
South African singer and songwriter, Cindy-Louise is a true example of that. Officially launching her music career in 2019, taking local airwaves by storm, the hot new single and music video FEMME FATALE by phenomenal singer/songwriter Cindy-Louise, is all about celebrating and empowering women ...Women are powerful, intelligent, and talented.

EU to Deliver COVID-19 Shots to Developing Nations

Voa News 26 May 2021
... from Team Europe to develop vaccine manufacturing in Africa — the capacity itself in Africa — it's a specific initiative with our African partners ... FILE - Women receive the Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus disease at the Music Auditorium in Rome, Italy, April 14, 2021.

Gyakie is the first African singer to join Spotify’s global Equal’s music program

Joy Online 01 May 2021
... for women in music with its new EQUAL Music Program debuting today ... Our goal is to lead by example, joining hands with the African music industry stakeholders with the means and platform to help elevate the next generation of women in the music industry to deserving new heights.”.

‘You just want to be around her’: inspiring stage sensation Vicki Igbokwe

The Observer 20 Apr 2021
... on the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony and this year being the first recipient of the AWA Women in Dance award ... “My mum was part of these African women’s associations and once they’d had the meeting, the food would come out and the music and the kids and everyone was dancing.”.

Oberlin College Opens Certified Kosher Kitchen

The Marshall News Messenger 20 Apr 2021
The college, founded in 1833, holds a distinguished place among American colleges and universities as the first to grant bachelor's degrees to women in a coeducational environment and was a leader in the education of African Americans ... UNIVERSITY EDUCATION WOMEN RELIGION FOOD/BEVERAGE MEN RETAIL CONSUMER OTHER EDUCATION RESTAURANT/BAR CONTINUING.

Charles Moses Cohen, boundary-breaking teacher, 94

The Philadelphia Tribune 06 Apr 2021
Charles Moses Cohen, who was one of the early African-American male teachers to work in the School District of Philadelphia, passed away on March 30, 2021 ... She had graduated from Bennett College, a Historically Black College and University for African-American women, in Greensboro, North Carolina, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in music.

Your anti-woke starter for ten! PETER HITCHENS claims University Challenge questions have become too dull ...

The Daily Mail 03 Apr 2021
In a recent column, PETER HITCHENS complained that BBC2’s University Challenge had become ‘dull’ – with contestants ‘asked to identify bits of garage music, Jupiter’s moons, obscure women mathematicians, African flags or dense scientific puzzles’.

10 Things To Do For $5 And Under In Louisville This Week (3/29)

LEO Weekly 29 Mar 2021
Part two of this informational series on HIV and mass incarceration focuses on women ... Kaila Story (women’s, gender, sexuality and pan-african studies) and Dr. Teresa Reed (dean of music) with UofL ... DJ Stacey Broadway curates a “smooth and relaxed evening” at Match Cigar Bar with Neo Soul and R&B music.

Singing the tune of powerful females

Metro USA 24 Mar 2021
During the duration of the month commemorating the female focus on society, there will be two musical events honoring women from all over the city and beyond ... African American Women and Rock and Roll.’ ... In Mahon’s book, readers will peruse the history of African American women in rock and roll between the 50s and 80s.

The African American Museum of Philadelphia celebrates the Black Queens of Rock and Roll

The Philadelphia Tribune 23 Mar 2021
I was especially interested in rock music and I realized that I really didn’t know that much about the African American women who have been involved in rock ‘n’ roll,” said Maureen Mahon, author of “Black Diamond Queens. African American Women and Rock and Roll” and cultural anthropologist in the Department of Music at New York University.