Jabulani brings a celebration of African culture to Norris
  • Maudlyne Ihejirika reads an excerpt from her book.
  • Ikechi, a senior in Bienen, performed an original song.
  • Khalidah North African Dance is a dance studio in Chicago that holds classes for various North African styles of dance.
  • Ayodele Drum and Dance provided a look at African femininity.
  • Afrothunda performed with enthusiastic support from the audience.

Photos by Alexis Lanza/ North by Northwestern

The African Student Association hosted a celebration of African culture on Sunday. Northwestern students and community members alike came together to perform and celebrate the diversity of African culture. Performers included the Swahili Singers, the Afrothunda dance troupe, Maudlyne Ihejirika, who read an excerpt from her book, Escape From Nigeria: A Tale of Love, War & Faith, and more. The performances were followed by a dinner of traditional African cuisine.


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