Author: YCI


Decoding Yoruba: Episode 2 (Fola Abiala)

  A new episode of Decoding Yoruba is now up on our Youtube channel! The series explores Yoruba identity and the language through the eyes of young Yoruba professionals living in the Diaspora and teaches about the language and the people that make up this culture that we are so proud of. In the second episode, […]

Children, Home, Learning Options, NYC

The Winter Session Begins on January 16

  We are excited to announce that our Winter Session will begin on January 16! As international fascination with Yoruba culture increases more each day, don’t be left behind, not knowing what WizKid, Ice Prince and Adekunle Gold are singing about. Team up with our professional instructors to learn our native tongue and know more […]

Children, Home, Learning Options, NYC

The Fall Session Begins on October 15!

We are excited to announce that our Fall Session will begin on October 15! We are currently accepting registration for adult classes (weekday evenings) and Saturday school for children. All courses follow the Oyo standard of Yoruba instruction with a full standard language curriculum. Instruction is more fun with the inclusion of film, music and […]

Yorubas You Know

David Oyelowo Goes Full Naija in Toronto

  We can not watch this video enough times! David Oyelowo (Oyetokunbo if you’re nasty) went full Naija on the TIFF audience in Toronto yesterday. He was at TIFF for the Queen of Katwe premiere, and also attended City to City screenings–in which the Toronto International Film Festival is honoring 9 filmmakers from Lagos this year. In […]

Events, News, NYC, Yoruba


AFROCROWD WIKIPEDIA WORKSHOPS TO LAUNCH DURING BLACK WIKI HISTORY MONTH WEEKEND NEW YORK, NY — January 25, 2014 — Announcing AfroCROWD Intro to Wikimedia and How to Edit Wikipedia  workshops at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Info Commons  on February 7th and 8th.   Since its creation in 2001, Wikipedia has grown rapidly into one of […]

Culture, Events, Yoruba History, Yorubas You Know, Young Hip Yoruba

The Nollywood Diaspora Film Series presents: CULTURAL CONFIDENCE

What is CULTURAL CONFIDENCE ? from Nollywood Diaspora on Vimeo. The Nollywood Diaspora Film Series is pleased to present it’s second annual forum, themed Cultural Confidence: Acquiring and negotiating authentic cultural identity in a globalized world. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of Nigeria and 54 years of Nigerian independence, NDFS will […]