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Mfoniso Udofia

New York City, center of the universe and smorgasbord of culture, is unsurprisingly revered as the ultimate city of immigrants. Each year, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs commemorates the …

Sojourners by playwright Mfoniso Udofia  captures the story of a Nigerian family who has come to America. Their goal is to get their college degrees, have a baby and return to Nigeria. But …

Ask Nigerian-American playwright, actress and educator Mfoniso Udofia what her first love is and she’ll tell you, to the surprise of many, “singing.”  Surprising only because in the last decade, the American Conservatory Theater …

photos by Chasi Annexy Is that a statue or a real person? I couldn’t imagine being in character and rigidly in place for pre-show up until start time. But somehow, the actors did. …

We are familiar with African art in the form of Zimbabwean contemporary visual artist Kudzanai Chiurai, whose art challenges African regimes and comments on the nature of xenophobia. There is Nigeria’s Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of …