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Africans in US Celebrate Africa Day with Music, Dances

To celebrate this year’s Africa Day, the African Ambassadors Group to the U.S. held a series of events highlighting the progress the continent has made and the challenges that lie ahead. A gala -- based on this year’s theme: Women Empowerment & Development! -- topped off celebrations. ​From traditional dances from Rwanda and Ivory Coast to a whirling dervish, an Egyptian folk dance to Gnawa music from Morocco, it was a night of celebration. “What is particularly important is...

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