Theater: The Convert

Theater: The Convert

FPIF Co-Director Emira Woods will moderate a panel  about women in Africa following the play, “The Convert.”

A Day to Remember A Martyr

A Day to Remember A Martyr

Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.

Is It Time for an African Pope?

Is It Time for an African Pope?

As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.

Lessons of Sandy

Lessons of Sandy

Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.

Young Voices and New Visions from Africa

Join this public discussion with young bloggers, students, and activists from Africa, IPS Associate Fellow and AU Professor Carl LeVan will ask, is there a generation gap in Africa today? How do young people confront negative stereotypes of Africa in the US, while also challenging hard political realities back home?

Africa Braintrust 2012

Africa Braintrust 2012

Join IPS Emira Woods as she addresses the CBC conference, “Africa Rising: A Continent of Opportunity” to speak about “Emerging Threats to Political Stability.”