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People using VR sets in Arusha

Read on for some of the incredible performers, vendors, and activities you'll find at our Community Day on October 14.

Faustin Linyekula performs "Banataba."

Immerse yourself in African art and culture this fall in New York City.

Tahir Karmali in his studio at Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, June 2017

Kenyan visual artist Tahir Karmali talks with us about his recent projects, paper-making, and artistic process as catharsis.

Musician Tony Odili meets Banning Eyre of Afropop in Port Harcourt Nigeria

Afropop Worldwide's Senior Editor Banning Eyre talks us through his team's ongoing "Hip Deep" series on Nigerian music, from highlife to...

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What happens when two Kenyan former militiamen trade in their guns for sneakers, and pursue their lifelong dream of becoming professional marathon runners?

Find out this Saturday by checking out the documentary film "Gun Runners" at the Margaret Mead Film Festival...

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2017 Mead Film "Gun Runners" Trailer
This remarkable story of two warriors is an inspiring reminder that cycles of violence can be broken with vision and willpower. Julius Arile and Robert Matan...
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