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African Cinema Week concludes with a showing “Lumumba”

Joshua Bailey, Reporter April 20, 2022

“Lumumba” – a true film based on the rise to power and assassination of the former leader of the independent Congo, Patrice Lumumba, was shown during African Cinema Week on Friday. “The theme...

Flyer for African Night.

KASA celebrates 26 years of African Night

Cameron Aloway Reporter March 12, 2021

Over the next two weeks, the Kent African Student Association will continue to engage its community with the beauty of Africa via Instagram. Beginning the week of March 29, KASA launches its 26th annual...

Hand sanitizing station at the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

How to exercise at home

Camryn Kocher Reporter February 4, 2021

The COVID-19 social distancing and stay-at-home order has changed daily lives and routines for everyone. Without the gym environment or equipment to use, it can be challenging to work out regularly and...

Professor turns African fables into fashion

Dominique Pishotti September 21, 2016

Tameka Ellington, an assistant professor of fashion design and merchandising at Kent State, opened a new exhibition on campus this week.The exhibit, "Retold: African Culture and Fables Reinterpreted into...

A look at interracial dating: Part two of a two-part series

Amanda Anastasia Paniagua February 17, 2015

Katie Leyton, a global public health major, and Emmanuel Kalala, a business management major, are both sophomores at Kent State who have been dating for a year. I asked them if, during the course of their...

Term instructor of Pan-African studies Olu Manns (left) performs on stage with students from his Cultural Expressions class. Manns was quoted On the One referring to the diversity of students in his class being brought together from nations all across the world during the 19th annual African Night, Friday, March 14, 2014.

Annual African Night celebrates African culture through food and dance

Michael Lopick March 16, 2014

A crowd of students dressed to the nines eagerly waited outside the Kent State Ballroom to celebrate a world of geles, dashikis and traditional African food.Kent African Student Association’s 19th annual...

Rumbi Mupinga (center) and fellow members of the Barefeet Dance Tribe practice a traditional African dance, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in the Music and Speech Center. They practice a series of different dances and songs for two hours, twice a week.

Showcasing minority culture

Christina Suttles February 17, 2014

“This movement really needs to be angrier,” Janine Tiffe playfully said as she instructed nine students of various nationalities in a traditional African warrior dance inside a locked studio on the...

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