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    July News

    July 16, 2018

    The Movement of AFRIKIN Continued… Latest Discoveries Archaeologists discovered a mysterious black granite sarcophagus in Alexandria, Egypt this week – considered the largest ever found. The 6 foot long coffin was unearthed along with an alabaster bust of a man whose features were worn beyond recognition. We hope the face recreation more closely matches that of what … Continue reading “July News”

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  • June News

    June 19, 2018

    The Movement of AFRIKIN AFRIKIN presents current culture through art, fashion, talks, food, innovation and performance – ways to connect, communicate and experience the lives and perspectives of our brothers and sisters – our AFRIKIN – in the languages of the people. We are AFRIKIN! Founder’s Note Dear AFRIKIN, Thank you for allowing us to … Continue reading “June News”

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  • Trump Tight

    January 4, 2018

    Trump got me tight Heart thumping Black Power fist pumping Jaw clenched Damn dog need a muzzle Got too much bark Puts paws on the pussy Aggression with weapons Pushy He pushin Kim’s buttons Threatening to push buttons Initiate nuclear warfare Even his foreign wh*re scared Yardees say, He’s facety Dude pink and pasty Squeeze … Continue reading “Trump Tight”

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    AFRIKIN 2018 PR

    January 5, 2018

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2018 Media Contact media@afrikin.org   AFRIKIN curates Black is Beautiful with the art and culture of the African Diaspora in South Florida on May 19th A soiree celebrating the beauty and individuality of the African Diaspora with art, talks, fashion, food, innovation and performance.   Miami, FL – January 5, … Continue reading “AFRIKIN 2018 PR”

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    A Case for a New Concept

    September 18, 2016

    We develop a new sense of life when it comes to uplifting others, and we recognize that we have a great responsibility to contribute to our communities. As lovers of the arts and culture, we felt the need to do something different than the usual music and arts festival. This is where the concept for AFRIKIN® came about.

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    Healing Our Nation Part 1

    January 5, 2017

    The African Diaspora populations, especially in the US and the Caribbean seem to hold different identities with Africa and with blackness. We must create a new gaze from the person to the collective. Band, tribe, nation, planet. Healing Our Nation must begin with oneself. We all have histories.

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    Healing Our Nation Part 2

    January 12, 2017

    Africans in the west who either bought their freedom or were not enslaved felt to return to build Africa from the knowledge of Ethiopianism and experience gained in the west.

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    Healing Our Nation Part 3

    January 17, 2017

    It is clear the Caribbean share a remembrance of African spirituality, ritual, consciousness, and those elements in the assemblage of what makes one Diaspora.

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    Healing Our Nation Part 4

    January 23, 2017

    To build nations today we must exorcise race as the social construction it has perpetuated. Mankind is a diverse being. Every man has a history.

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    Healing Our Nation Part 5

    January 31, 2017

    Our future is to preserve the knowledge we have acquired from our past now. It has guided and protected us.

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    MIAMI EVENT CALLS FOR HEALING OUR NATION

    January 9, 2017

    AFRIKIN®: Healing the Nation kicks off during Black History Month, and will be held on February 18th at Sixty10 in Miami. Our goal is to utilize the arts to open up the conversation about issues that affect the African diaspora such as economic development, social justice, and education.

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    5 REASONS YOU MUST GO TO AFRIKIN

    September 11, 2016

    AFRIKIN® is an event and symposium that celebrates the ingenuity, economic, and social opportunities of the diaspora. If you have been following our social media channels, you have heard it all: It will be a festival that sets a new standard, it will be one for the books, and AFRIKIN® is not just another music festival.

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    Innercity Griot ‘A Design of the Diaspora’

    June 19, 2017

    Innercity Griot ‘A Design of the Diaspora’: A summer celebration of the role that artists of the African diaspora have played in shaping London’s music culture. Inspired by the innovation and aspirational movement of British music over the past year,

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