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British actress Cynthia Erivo tapped to play Harriet Tubman

Focus Features have tapped Afro-British actress Cynthia Erivo to play Harriet Tubman in the upcoming movie about the abolitionist’s life. Erivo, whose parents hail from Nigeria will play the icon in “Harriet,” a film which follows the iconic freedom fighter on her escape from slavery and subsequent missions to free …

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Trendy attends the Hollywood premiere of ‘A Boy. A Girl. A Dream’

For his last film “Mooz-Lum,” director Qasim Basir managed to garner huge interest in the poetic story about a young Muslim man struggling to fit in with society and in his latest drama, “A Boy. A Girl. A Dream,” he tells the story of a young midwesterner and a club …

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Davido, Tobe Nwigwe perform at the 9th annual ONE Musicfest

It’s an annual urban music festival, which features a diverse range of music. Now in its 9th year, ONE Musicfest is now recognized as one of the most highly-anticipated celebrations of the arts in the Southeast and at this year’s event, over 40,000 music lovers from throughout the country showed …

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2018 BCASPA and AVODA breast cancer awareness dinner

The 2018 Breast cancer Awareness and Screening Program in Africa (BCASPA) dinner, dance and fundraiser held recently at the Arthur’s lounge in Addison, Texas. BCASPA, an aid for Victims of Diseases in Africa (AVODA) initiative, is a registered charity organization in Texas which provides FREE mammograms annually to hundreds of …

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Ore and David Andrews traditional wedding

You just always have to love African values as observed at the captivating display of African tradition and culture during the traditional wedding ceremony between Oreoluwa Otubanjo and David Andrews which held at Noah’s event center, Dallas. The couple looked dashing in their authentic African ensemble. The maids of honor …

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Full Efik tradition on display at the Henshaw wedding

It was a festival of African culture and tradition at the Austin Texas Efik traditional marriage ceremony of Kristina Below and Roland Henshaw. The Efik community came out en mass to support the ceremony which featured Mmin- Ukong Usong, Ukop Iso, Mbup, Ekom, Akam (gift presentation, brides family knocking, listening, …

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A​depero Oduye joins the cast of Ava DuVernay’s ‘Central Park’ series

Nigerian actress Adepero Oduye whose credits include “12 Years A Slave” and “Pariah” is the latest to join the star-studded cast of Ava DuVernay’s “Central Park Five.” The drama is based on a true story that gripped the country and chronicles the notorious case of five teenagers of color who …

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Dr. Olu Bamgbelu surprise birthday banquet

Majority of the guests who stormed Texas had embarked on very long trips just to witness the pleasant surprise birthday banquet in honor of Dr. Olu Bamgbelu orchestrated by his darling wife, Tokunbo Bamgbelu at the Grand Hall at NRH centre, North Richland Hills, Texas. The event was remarkable and …

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