Houston Museum of African American Culture's “Africans in America; The New Beat of Afropolitans” Symposium
This symposium marks the rise of a new cultural influence, brought to America and the world by a wave of fascinating young and creative cosmopolitan African immigrants, so-called “Afropolitans”. The symposium features a talented group of Africans in America, including artist Wangechi Mutu; actor, musician and social entrepreneur Derrick Ashong; author Taiye Selasi, who popularized the term “Afropolitans”; writer Teju Cole; and filmmaker Odera Ozoka and arts maven Meme Omogbai. They will be joined by George Washington University professor Nemata Blyden. For a complete and details program, click here.