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Mar 09 – Mar 22, 2023
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Port of Harlem Exhibit Breaks Colonial Mode and Makes History

Hassoum Ceesay, Director General, National Centre for Arts and Culture in The Gambia, proclaimed, “This exhibit raises the museum’s standard to a new level.” The historic markers the exhibit crosses include Africanization, appearance, and internet presence. POHGEP created and donated the exhibit with funds bequeathed by POHGEP board member Kevin Turner, Esquire.
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Living While White in The Gambia

Ironically, Blacks living in majority White countries often give Scotland native Sheona Murray the blues about her living in Africa. Nevertheless, the unique racial dynamics of the Gambia are often lost on Blacks living abroad.
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10 Tips to Take a Vacation for Less Than 500 Dollars

We talked to 7 people who all skipped town for at least 4 days in 2022 – for under $500 a person. Here are their travel tips for having a lot of fun for not a lot of money.
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Robert G. Bryant

Three Black Inventors Among 16 Honored

The National Inventors Hall of Fame will induct 16 innovation pioneers whose inventions range from wheelchair technology to aromatase inhibitors as part of the 50th class of Inductees. Three of them are of African descent: Robert G. Bryant (pictured), Marjorie Stewart Joyner, and James A. Parsons Jr.
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Children Africana Book Awards 2023 Winners Revealed

The Children Africana Book Awards were created by Africa Access and the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association to encourage the publication and use of accurate, balanced children's materials about Africa.
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Somewhat Ironic, Whimsical Updates from the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership

The day I got this notice from the United States State Department on my cell phone via its Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) program about increase home burglaries in The Gambia: two people were killed and two others were injured in a parked car in front of an apartment complex in Pine Bluff, Arkansas.
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CR Gibbs


“From These Shores,” the exhibit created by the Port of Harlem Gambian Education Partnership is now open permanently at the Juffureh Slavery Museum in The Gambia and online. CR Gibbs delivers "Black Resistance in America: The Untold Story" March 14.
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Readers' Trends

CR Gibbs returns as a Port of Harlem favorite as he, the person, replaces his article "The Mystery of Abubakari II's Voyage" as our website favorite. His podcast talk on the subject is under POH Podcast in the menu. Our publisher’s experiences on Africa’s Smiling Coast, The Gambia, are favorites with our Instagram and Facebook followers.
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