We are running the camp in both July and August 2022. We realized that some eager summer campers might be unable to join the July camp because of their school schedules. We will run the camp in July and August to provide greater flexibility.
We are running the camp in both July and August 2022. We realized that some eager summer campers might be unable to join the July camp because of their school schedules. We will run the camp in July and August to provide greater flexibility.
Africa Day is a day of celebration for Africans and people of African descent all over the world and has even morphed into Africa Month which is celebrated throughout the month of May.
In June, we started working on a new project: The African Spear Magazine. In all the excitement and turmoil that surrounded this project we did not get a chance to formally introduce it to you. So here it goes!
Last week we had the honour and joy to host over 30 children over the course of the week for the Afro Multi-Activity Summer Camp 2021.
The phrase 'education is key' is constantly evoked, especially when talking about 'solving the problems' of Africa. This education is institutional (that is it is found in schools and universities) and it is something that is expected to be given to children, making them more responsible and useful citizens.
This past weekend, on the 19th of June Black people across the globe celebrated Juneteenth. So what really is Juneteenth about? The word Juneteenth is a bled of the word June and nineteenth. It celebrates the abolition of slavery under the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation under president Lincoln. The 19th of June 1865 was the day that this proclamation was belatedly announced in Texas.
It is June again and that means here in Hong Kong it is Pride month. Whenever this month rolls around we brace ourselves for the conversations that are going to be had within our communities, and in specific the African community. The argument that often heard when on this topic is that pride/ queerness/ homosexuality/ etc is ‘not African’.
Happy Africa Day! Pan – Africanism is an ideology and movement that encouraged the solidarity of Africans worldwide. It is based on the belief that unity is vital to economic, social and political progress and aims to ‘unify and uplift’ people of African descent. The ideology asserts that the fates of all African peoples and countries are intertwined. At its core. Pan-Africanism is ‘a belief that African people both on the continent and in the diaspora, share not merely a common history, but a common destiny’.
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