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Meet the Leader – Alex Ntung

Alex Ntung, Director of Expert Advisory and Research Services Alex is employed as Head of Education, Inclusion and Participation at Migrant Help, UK. He is a researcher, trainer, speaker and Country Expert Witness and analyst (Great Lakes Region of Africa). He is author of the book "Not My Worst Day" and co-author of "Education in…
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Meet the leader – Grace Owen

Grace Owen, Director of African Diaspora Kids  Grace is founder of African Diaspora Kids. Her first degree was in Biology and Dance (yes, really!). Her master’s degree was in Learning and Development. Grace has developed thousands of leaders from around the world. She is passionate about learning and experiencing life in all its fullness. She…
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We are one!

I hope this blog finds you flourishing this spring. What a first year we’ve had! I’m delighted to state that we definitely turned our theme Celebrate Africa! Past, Present, Potential into reality. Our first year was about putting the African Diaspora Kids operating model to the test. We have reached over 55,000 people in the…
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In my opinion – Choosing Non-Fiction Books for Children

In this blog post children’s African history author, Kandace Chimbiri shares her 5 tips for choosing non-fiction books for children.   1. Judge a book by its cover! We’ve all heard the saying “never judge a book by its cover” and while it’s true that looks aren’t everything, with books they can sometimes be a…
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Press Release

William Morris Gallery invites families to discover African art and craft Family Day: Experience Africa! Saturday 30 April, 1pm – 4pm Free, no need to book. Open to any family with children of any age. William Morris Gallery, Lloyd Park, Forest Road Walthamstow, London, E17 4PP Families can discover the diverse cultures of Africa through…
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In my opinion – World Book Day 2016!

Children’s author Linda Unugboke is a writer with a passion for children's storytelling. She writes wholesome stories that open young hearts and minds to a world of possibilities - equipping them to live a life that's unique, special and full of love. She is a dedicated wife and mother and lives with her family in…
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In my opinion – Kwanzaa!

A big thanks to Mayeni Jones for writing our festive blog.  Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrating African culture. It lasts a week, from 26th December to 1st January. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr Maulana Karenga, an American university professor. He wanted to create a holiday that would allow African Americans to celebrate their…
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In my opinion – Social Sciences week at Birkbeck College

We hope you are enjoying Black History Month. Have a read of this reflective blog post from Dr Yaa Asare, a university lecturer, equalities trainer and an expert in Community Development. Dr Yaa writes… On 18th June 2015 I attended a lecture by Professor Les Back held at Birkbeck College, London during the annual Social…
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In my opinion – The Wedding Week

It is such a privilege for African Diaspora Kids to feature new books and their authors. We will keep on championing them in our newsletters and blog posts. A member of our community connected us with author Chimaechi Allan following the publication of her book earlier this year. Do enjoy this review from one reader……
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