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BMCC-CUNY highlights its Birthright AFRICA Scholars

Five Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) students from the City University of New York Black Male Initiative (CUNY BMI) traveled together to the Republic of Ghana for ten days in August 2017. Before leaving for Ghana, the students met with leaders and entrepreneurs who are part of the African diaspora in both New York and Washington, D.C. and visited cultural sites including The Africa Center in Harlem and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Read article for reflections from Tredesha Howard and Kasson Mangin-Colon.

Join us for Reflection and Celebration on Oct 19th

Hear from Birthright AFRICA's first Scholars - the BMI Sankofa 7 as they share their life changing experience of exploring cultural roots and legacy of innovation in NYC, DC, and Ghana during the CUNY BMI 2nd Annual kick-off on Thursday, October 19th in New York.

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Birthright AFRICA inspires youth and young adults of African descent ages 13 - 30 to explore their culture roots and legacy of innovation. We are creating the next generation of global leaders and entrepreneurs proud of their African heritage, confident in pursuing their innovative aspirations with a continued connectivity to the African continent.