University of Cincinnati African Students’ Association (UCASA)

UCASA has adopted the following objectives: fostering unity, friendship and awareness of the multi-cultural aspects of people of African descent and to foster interaction between African students and members of other cultures and races at UC.  They also help to provide academic support to improve the academic success of all members of UCASA.  Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.  To join the UCASA Facebook group see: UCASA

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Bi-Okoto African Culture Institute

This Cincinnati non-profit performing arts institute and cultural center devotes itself to keeping the African culture of dance, music and theater alive in our community.  They host an annual African Heritage Festival and offer diverse classes in West African dancing, drumming, cooking and Yoruba language.  Their dance troupe performs often at venues all over the world and they perform diverse plays relating to African and African-American culture.  African summer camp experiences for children are also hosted by Bi-Okoto.  Learn more: Bi-Okoto

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