Tag Archive | "Africans"

[VIDEO] Africans in Central Harlem support Obama

Popular polls are showing that the race to the White House will go down the wire. For New York’s African population the support is more one-sided. Africans living in central Harlem are making it clear who has their support. Ntshepeng Motema has the story.

Edited and produced by Shaukat Hamdani


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Slideshow: Africans Celebrate Heritage with Harlem Parade, Festival

Photographers: Jay Devineni (Senegalese Beat Reporter) and Ntshepeng Motema (Malian Beat Reporter)

People from all over Africa and the African diaspora participated in the Sixth Annual African Day Parade and Festival on Sept. 23, 2012 in Harlem.  From noon to 4 pm, people of African descent strolled, sang, and danced their way down Malcolm X Boulevard wearing traditional garb.  The parade was followed by a festival in Marcus Garvey Park, where everyone was treated to music from native African singers and musicians.

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