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Former City of Alexandria Fire Department Employee Indicted for Theft of City Funds | News Release | City of Alexandria

The Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney has announced that Monique Jackson Asante, a former employee of the City of Alexandria, was indicted by a grand jury this morning on one felony charge related to the theft of City funds. 295 more words


Suelin Low Chew Tung -- The Island Bagatelle

Suelin Low Chew Tung is a Grenadian artist with many years of exhibitions and art activism.

“The cornerstone of my work philosophy uses art to address historical ideas as part of our cultural dialogue and identity. 316 more words


A Golden Summertime

Last night, we wrapped up our annual summer partnership with the South Dallas Cultural Center’s six-week Summer Arts at the Center program, where students learn about African history through writing, photography, art-making, and performance. 168 more words

Art & Teaching

My Favorite Andikra of the African Philosophy

The Andikra symbols, originally invented  and culturally developed by the Ashanti of West Africa, believed to be of significance in the African philosophy are visual symbols that represent concepts or aphorisms.  384 more words


Kraka Kraka

African champions must break the chain that links African ideas to European ones, and listen to the voice of the ancestors without European interpreters.
-John Carruthers…

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Zanzibar here I come !

Phew !! These past days have been pretty hectic. Getting all my papers together that I need and packing.. Yeah, I procrastinate.. packing.. How I love it. 993 more words

Ashanti Girl

My father is from Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana. I was born in the south, in Accra.

From Wikipedia ” The name Asante “warlike” derives from the 1670s as the Asanti went from being a tributary state to a centralized hierarchical kingdom.  102 more words