Keiga Foundation launches ‘Empowering Women in Dance’ Project

March 1, 2021 | Written by Katarina Boland Women’s Day Celebration Rehearsals (edited) Original image by Alex Poper, Poperpics Studios  Contemporary dancers in Uganda face numerous challenges in terms of funds, resources, and training and performance opportunities. Despite these challenges, contemporary dance has been gaining recognition. Most noticeable is that women, as role players are still […]

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 […]

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 […]