How big is the continent of Africa? Check out the map below done by Kai Krause.
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2010 has seen the World Cup in South Africa and FESMAN happening in Senegal. On December 10, the UN proclaimed the year beginning on 1 January 2011 the International Year for People of African Descent.
The Year aims at strengthening national actions and regional and international cooperation for the benefit of people of [...]
“The History of Cornrow Braiding” has taken the art of cornrow braiding to the next level. The folks at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), have developed a site which examines the African cornrow hairstyle and it’s relationship to four geometric concepts: translation, rotation, reflection and dilation.
The site even hosts a software for individuals [...]
As our offline discussions around technology and digital media continue, Beta Bahil and co-sponsors of Sankofa 2.5, the Atlanta BDPA and Noire Digerati, will be presenting the panel discussion “Color Me Black: Exploring the Presence of the Africana Culture in Comic Books, Graphic Novel and Animation.” The panel will take place on Saturday, September 4, 2010, as part of the Auburn Avenue Research Library’s Alien Encounters program.
Where:NBAF Main Stage @ Centennial Park, Atlanta
When:July 15, 2010
This is a great online video produced by The Story of Stuff Project. In addition to the content, schooling the audience on sustainability, the coolness of the clip is her use of simple animation to cover such a huge and complicated topic.
Below is the presentation made by Sankofa 2.5 panelist and Design Consultant Camaal Moten on Digital Literacy.
Digital Literacy: Rethinking Education
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If you are interested in the intersection between heritage, culture and technology or if you generally want to know what new gadgets and technology are out, you won’t want to miss our upcoming and FREE Sankofa 2.5 workshop. As stated above,
In an effort to close the digital divide in our community, the Auburn Avenue [...]
Below is the story of a family resettled in Tasmania, an Australian state and island located south of the country.
B.L.A.C.K.- An Aboriginal Song of Hip-hop
Quickly Settling Into a New Country
As part of the Great Museums T.V. Series, here’s one entitled “American Soul: The DuSable Museum of African-American History.” The episode is also airing on Hulu.