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First inaugural Sounds of Africa festival a success at Everett CC

Sounds of Africa

EVERETT, Wash., August 12, 2023—Lynnwood-based Washington West African Center (WAWAC) held its first-ever Sounds of Africa festival at Everett Community College’s Fitness Center, Friday August 4 through Saturday August 5, celebrating African culture through food, fashion, languages, and music. The festival’s objective was to create a harmonious gathering where people from various communities can come […]

Washington West African Center hosts fourth annual Sukuri Ndogu

Washington West African Center

EVERETT, Wash., April 9, 2023—The Washington West African Center (WAWAC) held its fourth annual Sukuri Ndogu and Iftar Ramadan event at the Bilal Ibn Rabah Islamic Center on Saturday, April 8, distributing groceries and hundreds and meals to West Africans living in King and Snohomish counties. Sukuri Ndogu is a Wolof word that roughly translates […]

West African community gathered for the Ramadan tradition, “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu”

Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu

LYNNWOOD. Wash. – On April 17, members of the West African community came together at Gambian Talents Promotion’s offices to hold an event called “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu,” a West African tradition connected to Ramadan. In the English language, “Grandma’s Sukuri Ndogu” means giving something sweet to grandmothers so that they have food with which to […]

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