Tagged "Africa is Rising"

The East Has a West Problem

The East Has a West Problem
In 2016, we are still introducing the African continent to the world.We’ve seen this a thousand times before. Someone famous or influential says something dumb about the African continent. Something that enforces old and tired stereotypes or groups the diverse cluster of 54 countries into one entity.…

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Striking a Chord

Striking a Chord
It goes without saying that African music has been influencing music around the world for generations. In recent history, the likes of Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Ali Farka Touré, and Angelique Kidjo have garnered international appreciation and acclaim.The recent passing of one of the continent’s music…

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