Check out the trailer to a new film “They Are We”. The documentary is about a slave captured in Africa and taken to Cuba and her descendants. It talks about how the descendants kept their culture alive and traced their roots to Sierra Leone.
Have you heard these amazing emerging artists from South Africa? The Soil is their name and they are a group of great vocalists with pure and raw talent. Take a listen to this soulful group in this BBC special.
Nigerian Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaking on her new book Americanah and film adaptation “Half of A Yellow Sun” featuring Thandie Newton. Chimamanda gives a great interview on her work and other issues.
Emmanuel Jal is a Sudanese rap artist who is also a former child soldier. He uses his music as a platform to share his story and help prevent other children from his fate. Due to these contributions, the Hunt institute will present him with the 2013 Humanitarian award at their annual Engineering and Humanity week from April 6 to April 12.
Watch the Uganda set B-Boy documentary “Bouncing Cats” FREE! The documentary was directed by Nabil Elderkin and toured the festival circuit in 2010 and 2011. It is nominated by Common and features K’naan & Will.I.Am.