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Photo Essay: Afropop Peabody Gala at Ford Foundation

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Afropop Worldwide was recently honored when the Ford Foundation hosted a celebration of Afropop’s Peabody Institutional Award recognizing our 27-year body of work.

All photos taken by Atane Ofiaja at the Ford Foundation Gala on Nov. 30.

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Kofi Appenteng, Chair, Board of Trustees of Ford Foundation

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Kofi Appenteng, Chair, Board of Trustees of  Ford Foundation

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Georges Collinet, host of Afropop Worldwide

David Greeley and Rosemary Pritzker

Afropop Board Members Rosemary Pritzker and David Greeley

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Rosemary Pritzker

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Sean Barlow, Afropop Worldwide Founder and Executive Producer

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Sean Barlow

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Jomion and the Uklos band performance

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Jomion and the Uklos band performance

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Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Director of the Peabody Awards

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Georges Collinet and Sean Barlow

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Sean Barlow

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Abdoulaye Diabate, Yacouba Sissoko and Banning Eyre performance

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Abdoulaye Diabate

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Yacouba Sissoko

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Abdoulaye Diabate

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Yacouba Sissoko

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Banning Eyre

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Abdoulaye Diabate

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Abdoulaye Diabate, Yacouba Sissoko and Banning Eyre

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Yacouba Sissoko

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Abdoulaye Diabate

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Georges Collinet and Sean Barlow

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Sean Barlow, Georges Collinet and Dr. Jeffrey Jones

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Afropop Chief Audio Engineer Michael Jones, Banning Eyre, Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Ned Sublette, Jomion and the Uklos, Sean Barlow and Georges Collinet

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  • Ellen Barlow

    You are all shining in these photos! Looks like it was a grand event, a well deserved celebration. Ellen B., Washington DC