Africa- and Diaspora-related events this February

A short but exciting month, here are just a few Africa- and Diaspora-related events in Canada, Kenya, the UK and the US. What's happening where you are this month?



African American History Month
Across the US
Various events

Zora Neale Hurston

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TGIF! with Diaspora: A Global Mixtape Movement


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The First Grader: Screening at tiff, Canada


The First Grader is the true story of a Mau Mau veteran in his eighties, who goes to school for the first time when free education becomes policy in Kenya. 

The film will be screened at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend. For more information about the film and the story, and to view the trailer, visit