Museum of the African Diaspora Vanguard

The Vanguard is Museum of the African Diaspora's young (& young spirited) professionals organization, dedicated to fostering a long-term commitment to MoAD and making it accessible to a wider audience.

The Vanguard is the Museum of the African Diaspora's young (and young spirited) professional organization, dedicated to fostering a long-term commitment to MoAD and making it accessible to a wider audience. The dynamic young men and women of The Vanguard advance MoAD's mission by hosting a variety of distinctive social, educational, and philanthropic events.

Vanguard Leadership Council:

Porsha C. Jackson (President)
Marcus Rollins (Vice President)
Alyson Edwards (Secretary)
Candice Elder (Advisor)

Andi Tendaj
AnJu Hyppolite
Ayana Ivery
Benjamin Quaye
Bivett Brackett
Brittany Jones
Jaylena Patterson
Justin Adu
Kayle Barnes
LeRon Barton
Rachel Wyley
Stephanie Lambert
Traka Lopez
Y'Anad Burrell

Shadow And Act

Allen, who penned 'Remember the Titans' and 'Ali' will write the script for a Fannie Lou Hamer biopic.

Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)

Experience the power of poetry live in our galleries every Thursday from 5-5:30pm for FREE!
http://www.moadsf.org/blog/community-voices-poets-speak/

NextGen: Manzel Bowman's Digital Art Is a Perfect Fusion of Black Excellence and Space Travel

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On Afro Futurism is "...to bring to light the interconnections of the past, present and future in an artistic manner representing people of African descent.”..

okayafrica.com For digital artist Manzel Bowman, his work depicts black people flourishing in fantasy outside the norm that the world puts them in.

This Teen Is The First Black Woman To Ride In U.S. Polo's Highest League

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Shariah Harris just became the first black woman to play high-goal polo, the top tier of U.S. polo.

huffingtonpost.com Shariah Harris is breaking down barriers in the "sport of kings."

Timeline

Harlem of the West::: San Francisco!!

A neighborhood bursting with crowds, jazz music, and clubs. Welcome to the Harlem of the West.

OkayAfrica

On his latest release Nomadix, the forward-thinking producer Afrotronix flaunts the different production styles he's acquired over the years.

Watch Damian Marley "R.O.A.R." in Video For Politically-Charged New Single [Premiere]

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“We trying to remind these younger youths of their responsibility…reminding them where that whole militancy came from in the first place.”

okayplayer.com Jr. Gong returns to the world with a hard-hitting new song and video.

WATCH: NFL star, Colin Kaepernick makes an emotional visit to Ghana after tracing his ancestry - AmeyawDebrah.Com

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“How can we truly celebrate independence on a day that intentionally robbed our ancestors of theirs? To find my independence I went home.”

ameyawdebrah.com American football quarterback, has visited various parts of Ghana as part of his journey to self-discovery and connecting with his roots.   Kaepernick’s biological father’s ancestors are from Ghana and Nigeria, which the 29-year-old discovered last year using a DNA test. He shared a video of his vis...

His Biggest Hit Sold More Copies Than Any of the Beatles’. So Why Haven’t You Heard of Him?

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In Africa, he argued, “music has always been a celebration of the ineradicability of life.”

narrative.ly In a life bookended by tragedy, Prince Nico Mbarga poured joy into his music, including the most popular song in African history. But his own story has never been told — until now.

First Look: This New Book Celebrates Women Photographers from the African Diaspora

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"I really wanted to make a statement and show an incredible list of 100 women of African descent creating amazing images and telling amazing narratives."
---- Laylah Amatullah Barrayn

okayafrica.com 'Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora' features 100 women photographers of African descent across the diaspora.

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MoAD Vanguard Member Spotlight | Fredia

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685 Mission St
San Francisco, CA
94105

Opening Hours

Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 6pm
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 6pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm
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