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Happy 34th Birthday Gbenga Akinnagbe! Akinnagbe was born in Silver Springs, MD to Nigerian parents and is the oldest of 6 children. He’s best know for his stand out role as Chris Partlow on HBO’s television show, “The Wire”. His first role was as Ben Ellis on the show, “Numb3rs”. Akinnagbe attended Bucknell University on a wrestling scholarship, majoring in Political Science and English. Wale…

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Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe, best known for his role in the hit series, “The Wire” has decided to use his celebrity as a platform to promote what he is passionate about: social change. The movement (and apparel line) Liberated People came about through Akinnagbe’s unwavering social conscience. Although he spent most of his adolescence in group homes, Akinnagbe managed…

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  The Brooklyn Academy of Music host a bazaar in conjunction with its Dance Africa performances marking the official start of summer, for Brooklyn. Along with performances in the actual theatre, there are hundreds of vendors selling items from all over the African diaspora. It’s an event great for all ages offering food, clothing, art…

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