African Community Resources

These African com­mu­ni­ty resources — links and pages to elect­ed offi­cials, soc­cer clubs, African-led busi­ness­es and orga­ni­za­tions, gro­cery stores, church­es, etc — are designed to give quick, easy access to the ser­vices that the com­mu­ni­ty needs and desires.  African Com­mu­ni­ty Resources Immi­gra­tion Lawyers https://africanewsmatters.com/colorado-immigration-lawyers/ Schol­ar­ship for Inter­na­tion­al Stu­dents https://africanewsmatters.com/scholarship-for-international-students/ Africa’s Top Com­pa­nies https://africanewsmatters.com/africas-top-companies/ African Diaspora…

Cameroonians in America

Accord­ing to the 2010 Unit­ed States Cen­sus, there are an esti­mat­ed 17,000 Amer­i­cans of Cameroon­ian descent in the US. In addi­tion, Cameroo­ni­ans in Amer­i­ca have formed many groups that cater to the needs of their com­mu­ni­ties, includ­ing immi­gra­tion and asy­lum issues, edu­ca­tion­al devel­op­ment, pol­i­tics, reli­gion, busi­ness, and devel­op­ment. In our research at Africa News Matters…

Stephanie Hancock

Stephanie Hancock — Coloradan, Black Woman Running for State Office

His­tor­i­cal­ly, Black women hold few elect­ed or appoint­ed offices in the US. That is accord­ing to the Cen­ter for Amer­i­can Women and Pol­i­tics at Rudgers Uni­ver­si­ty. This trend may be chang­ing as some notable elec­tions and nom­i­na­tions have seen Black women and oth­er women of col­or take posi­tions of lead­er­ship in Amer­i­ca. This includes the…

Colorado Taste of Africa

  Col­orado Taste of Africa The Col­orado Taste of Africa is an annu­al Africa-focused event that brings togeth­er the African com­mu­ni­ty in Col­orado to cel­e­brate the continent’s peo­ples, cul­tures, and busi­ness­es in a friend­ly com­mu­ni­ty atmos­phere. How­ev­er, there are sev­er­al groups in the state that iden­ti­fy as the Col­orado Taste of Africa. Yet the one…

African Soccer Clubs in Colorado

A lot of peo­ple ask us about the exis­tence of any African soc­cer clubs in Col­orado. Often, we’ve direct­ed them to oth­er web­sites where they can obtain this infor­ma­tion.  This list includes the Unit­ed Pre­miere Soc­cer League which is com­posed of some of the best Col­o­ra­do-based African soc­cer play­ers in the state. The teams include…

African Organizations in Colorado

African Orga­ni­za­tions in Col­orado Many peo­ple have asked us about the exis­tence of any African orga­ni­za­tions in Col­orado. Often we’ve direct­ed them to web­sites such as Africa in the Rock­ies where they can obtain this infor­ma­tion. The area includes small busi­ness­es and non-prof­its in Auro­ra, Den­ver, Lake­wood, Boul­der, Col­orado Springs, and oth­ers. Today we decided…

African Restaurants in Colorado

A lot of peo­ple have asked us where some of the best African restau­rants in Col­orado are locat­ed. Often, we’ve direct­ed them to web­sites such as Africa in the Rock­ies where they can obtain this infor­ma­tion. Today we decid­ed that we would list this infor­ma­tion on Africa News Mat­ters so that we can make it…

African Markets in Colorado

Africans Mar­kets, Gro­cery Stores in Col­orado Many peo­ple have asked us where some of the Best African Mar­kets in Col­orado are locat­ed. Often we’ve direct­ed them to web­sites such as Africa in the Rock­ies where they can obtain this infor­ma­tion. Today we decid­ed to pub­lish this infor­ma­tion on Africa News Mat­ters and make it quickly…

Liberia National Day Graced by Colo. Political, Community Leaders 

AURORA (Africa News Mat­ters) – On the evening of Sat­ur­day, July 30, natives, friends, and well-wish­ers of the African nation of Liberia filled the cor­ri­dors and ball­room of the Hol­i­day Inn Express in Auro­ra to cel­e­brate 175 years since its inde­pen­dence.  For­mer­ly a US ter­ri­to­ry, Liberia was found­ed by freed Amer­i­can slaves on July 26,…