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AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange

Mama Colonel

The anthology series AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE returns with a new slate of documentary and short stories on contemporary life, art and culture in the African Diaspora. Award-winning actress Danielle Brooks, star of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black,hosts the 11th season of the acclaimed public television series. AFROPOP’S dynamic, compelling, and at times, challenging programs highlight issues related to social justice, politics, LGBTQ identity, fashion and violence against women.

Tuesday, April 9 at 9:00 pm on 12.1


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AFROPOP: THE ULTIMATE CULTURAL EXCHANGE is an innovative documentary series on contemporary life, art and pop culture in the African Diaspora. Four films introduce powerful stories: African boxers journey across the Atlantic to match their skills against the best in the world; a teenage girl travels to Ghana and an expatriate from Sierra Leone returns to his homeland, each hoping to dispel prevailing myths about the two countries; and, Hurricane Katrina victims find themselves refugees in their own country.