African Ambassadors gather in Washington, DC celebrate African unity and focus on the future

For two days, the African Ambassador Group hosted the 2016 African Day Celebrations in Washington, DC. This year’s event, themed “African Year of Human Rights with Emphasis on the Rights of Women,” brought together over 900 guests, representing 54 African member states at a gala evening of food and entertainment, co-chaired by H.E. Omar Arouna, Ambassador of the Republic of Benin and H.E. Professor Hassana Alidou, Ambassador of the Republic of Niger. For the attendees, the spectacular gathering of African […]

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Sole Search: Melissa Harris-Perry and Ms. Foundation CEO Teresa Younger Talk Feminism and Footwear

  Source: Elle In activism and shoes, a good platform is priceless. ​ To get to know a woman, you could walk a mile in her shoes. But if you’re Melissa Harris-Perry, you can skip the trek and take her shopping for them instead. In new video series “Sole Search” on, Harris-Perry explores the intersections of race, gender, and footwear by sitting down with celebrities, newsmakers, and extraordinary-ordinary men and women as they try on shoes.

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NYC: Daddy Daughter Dance – So Precious

The 9th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance will take place on Saturday, June 11th in New York City. This is a great event for fathers and daughters. And there is no Daddy Daughter Dance like the Real Dads Network Daddy Daughter dance. Join us with your beautiful princess(es) of all ages for an elegant evening of dinner, dancing and making new friends. Celebrating the special bond between fathers and daughters, the Daddy Daughter Dance will create memories that will last a lifetime. […]

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