Latest News for: African girls names


Seven summers later, baseball remains Mo'ne Davis's calling

The Philadelphia Tribune 11 Jun 2021
But she also has been on the cover of Sports Illustrated and Time, had a mini-documentary on her life produced by Spike Lee and published a memoir - "Remember My Name" - before she turned 15 ... "I think it's pretty cool, too, to be such a young girl, African American being in a predominantly White, male sport - you don't see that," Davis said.

Who’s ‘Ama’? - Music lovers question Stonebwoy’s official video for 'Critical'

Ghana Web 05 Jun 2021
... the West African heavy duo. However, the ambiguity of the song has left a lot of music lovers, and fanatics in a dilemma, as they unable to fathom who Stonebwoy was referring to as "Ama" (a girl's name of African origin meaning "born on a Saturday") in the hook of the song.

Alabama’s Black Artists Celebrated at 2021 Magic City Art Connection

The Birmingham Times 20 May 2021
“Being an African American artist and being [at the MCAC] felt surreal because I hadn’t really tapped into the Birmingham arena of art,” she said ... Foster’s second piece featured during the exhibit was a photograph of a young Black girl named “Kelsey.”.

Spotlight on Syesha: the career of singer Syesha Mercado

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 18 May 2021
Show Caption. Hide Caption. 'American Idol' stars you may have forgotten ... 1996 ... 1996 ... 1999 ... 2004 ... Making of a Music Star.” No one would be named the winner because the series was canceled after several episodes due to low ratings ... Mercado joined the national touring company of "The Book of Mormon" in Chicago as a young African girl named Nabulungi.

‘The Underground Railroad’ review: unmissable telly that’s hard to watch but impossible to forget

NME 14 May 2021
It’s a metaphor made real and turned right back into allegory for both the book and the series – with a fictional steam train helping to carry something as a big and horrific and unfilmable as the slave experience in the passenger of one girl named Cora (South African rising star Thurso Mbedu).

Rooting out racism in children’s books

Good 10 May 2021
The book was sort of a modern-day "boy who cried wolf" story, only it was about a little girl named Lucy who had a bad habit of telling lies ... Cherry's "Hair Love" tells the story of a young African American girl named Zuri, who wants to celebrate a special day with a special hairstyle, which she gets with the help of her father.

Mali woman gives rare birth to 9 babies

Anadolu Agency 05 May 2021
Halima Cisse, 25, from the West African country wrote her name in history as a mother of nonuplets -- five girls and four boys -- and she and the babies are all "doing well," said a written statement from the Mali ...

Too Young to Die: The Senseless Murder of a Chicago Seven Year Old | Opinion

Newsweek 29 Apr 2021
Her name was Jaslyn Adams. She was a beautiful young African-American girl, all of seven years old. Late in the afternoon of April 18, she was with her father at a McDonald's drive-thru in the West Side of Chicago ....

[WATCH] Lupita Nyong’O Voicing Her Role as Mama Dunia in YouTube Original Series

The Source 29 Apr 2021
Just in time for World Book Day today, Africa’s first kid superhero is on a mission to save all the books that have been taken by the evil Tobor! YouTube Originals delivers a two-part special with Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o as the voice of Mama Dunia in the new animated series featuring a young superhero African girl named Sema.

From the icebox to the ‘burg: Kane woman has penguin namesake

The Bradford Era 24 Mar 2021
Kane is known as the “icebox of Pennsylvania.” It seems only fitting then that the newest endangered African Penguin chick at The National Aviary in Pittsburgh shares her name — yes, it’s a girl! — with a Kane resident ... “I am pleased to work with the National Aviary to name their ...

National Aviary Reveals Gender, Name Of Penguin Chick

CBS Sports 23 Mar 2021
National Aviary Welcomes Baby African Penguin, 11th Chick To Hatch At Facility ... It revealed the chick’s gender to be a girl, and the name Marge has been chosen by one of the Aviary’s donors in honor of his own mother ... It's a girl! Marge was named by generous donor, Board Member, & friend, Rich Caruso, after Rich’s mother.

It’s a girl! Pittsburgh’s National Aviary announces gender, name of African Penguin chick

WPXI 23 Mar 2021
PITTSBURGH — It’s a girl! Pittsburgh’s National Aviary announced Tuesday the gender of its newest endangered African Penguin, as well as its name ... A donor and board member named the penguin in honor of his mother.

Race against time to help thousands of Central African refugees

UNHCR 12 Feb 2021
Central African refugee, Benitia, 23, holds her newborn baby girl as her daughter Safira stands next to her in the village of Ndu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo ...There is so much I need to think about that I haven’t even named my new born baby girl.” ... baby girl,” she says.

VISSING COLUMN: 'If you wish to lead, you must first be a servant'

Crossville Chronicle 03 Feb 2021
Miss Ritchie was occupied with an African American girl named Regina Oglesby who was also scared to death and had her lunch money in a hanky upon which she was chewing ... When my dad Richard Vissing was elected Mayor of Jeffersonville, one of the first things he did was to hire African Americans for the Police and Fire Departments ... Hamilton ... John R ... ....

Contraception use among African women, girls up by 66 percent since 2012

Independent online (SA) 26 Jan 2021
In 13 African countries, namely Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Somalia, the number of modern contraceptive users has doubled over the last eight years ... - African News Agency (ANA), Editing by Stella Mapenzauswa .