PBS Books and ASALH Form a Partnership to Celebrate Powerful Voices of African American Authors

An ongoing series of author talks and conversations to be launched during Black History month February 25, 2021 | PBS Books & ASALH (…) Closing out the month, there will be an event focused on The Black Family, highlighting acclaimed Kenyan author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o on Sunday, February 28, at 7 p.m. ET.  Thiong’o, along with scholars Nubia Kai and Sundiata Keita Cha-Jua, will […]

Black History Month ​2021

Charles Ezra Ferrell, SVP for Development and Global Programs at Keiga Foundation  appointed to Executive Council of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) February 12, 2021 | Written by Charles Ezra Ferrell The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) was established by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the […]

Keiga Foundation Appoints One-Year Internship To Rachel Catalina Germaine

Keiga Foundation Appoints Rachel Catalina Germaine​​ Program Development and Marketing & Communications Intern January 19, 2021 | Written by Rachel Germaine Rachel Catalina Germaine, a 3.5 GPA Master’s candidate at the University of Michigan School of Social Work studying macro social work and community change, has been appointed to Program Development and Marketing & Communications Intern for […]

Keiga Foundation – A New Partner For The Concert of Colors

Keiga Foundation was a partner for the 28th annual Concert of Colors October 13, 2020 | Written by Charles Ferrell ​Keiga Foundation was a proud partner of the 28th Annual Concert of Colors, which ran from October 6 to October 11, 2020. The Concert of Colors, founded by Ismael Ahmed, is a dynamic gathering of artists, activists, and […]

Troy-based Global Cultural Foundation Appoints Charles Ezra Ferrell as Vice President

2019 Michigan Humanities Champion of the Year leaves the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History to Expand the Growth of a Global Foundation August 27, 2020 – Detroit Keiga Foundation headquartered in Troy, MI, with operations in Kampala, Uganda and Kassel, Germany, proudly appoints Charles Ezra Ferrell as Vice President for Development and […]

Juneteenth gains new attention and corporate support in a year of racial unrest

June 19, 2020 | Written by Julie Hinds Detroit’s Wright Museum is one of the six participating sites. It is contributing “Freedom: Breaking the Chains,” a dance performance by Jonas Byaruhanga, who directs the Keiga Dance Company in Kampala, Uganda.  Charles Ferrell, the Wright Museum’s vice president for public programs and community engagement, curated the segment. The museum is […]