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Youssou Ndour

Life's journey: A Sufi Parable in Fes

Katherine Marshall | Posted 08.24.2014 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The messages of diversity, tolerance, and appreciation of difference are both ancient and modern. They are a balm and they are real. The notion of living together is not a danger to be managed nor an unattainable dream. It is within reach.

Senegalese Leaders Are Out of Touch With Their People

Mouhamadou Mbodj | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Mouhamadou Mbodj

If there was a case study on how not to run an election, this would be it. The young people of Senegal deserve better and, if we go back to basics, it may be that we can learn from these unfortunate events.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 08.08.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Do me a favor, people. Step away from the World of Weiner for a moment and find safety in some old-fashioned '80s music, African rhythms, and Southern rock.

CultureZohn: The Carnegie Hall Youthquake

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-10-04-carnegie.jpgPrograms with the YouTube Orchestra, Dudamel and Lang Lang make it seem as if this classic hall is shedding its restraints.

Malaria No More American Idol-Style Competition Promotes Malaria Awareness In Senegal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

International nonprofit Malaria No More is using music as a compelling way to raise awareness about malaria in Africa. In 2009, Senegalese artist Yous...

Tanzanian Artists Come Together For 'Zinduka!' Malaria No More Campaign

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Over a dozen of Tanzania's brightest stars have come together for the Zinduka! Malaria Haikubaliki campaign to raise awareness about malaria and the u...

Youssou N'Dour Fights Malaria...In Stereo!

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

N'Dour is partnering with the Senegalese government to launch "Surround Sound: Senegal" -- a comprehensive national malaria treatment and prevention program

Youssou N'Dour: An Original Portrait

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

In Senegal and much of Africa, according to Rolling Stone, Youssou N'Dour is "perhaps the most famous singer alive." Beyond those borders, he is a well-kept secret.

Youssou N'Dour and "I Bring What I Love": An Elegaic Meditation on Faith, Islam and Music

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zachary Karabell

"I Bring What I Love" is an elegiac, beautiful film, years in the making that deserves an audience.