AfriPOP! Briefs: Alice Walker to Honor Steve Biko

Here’s what we’re keeping our African eyes on this week: African-American author Alice Walker will be in South Africa to honor late apartheid activist Steve Biko, South African rugby player, Bees Roux, has been charged with the murder of a Black policeman, we watched a sneak peek of a documentary on Malian photographer Malick Sidibe. Finally, an African space program? 53 African countries are in agreement.

 

Malick Sidibe for New York Times

The ever fashion forward cool kids of Mali were recently shot by legendary photographer Malick Sidibe for the New York Times Magazine. Check out how they mix and match high-priced designer duds and add a whole lot of African flair. We love it. Also, check out a slideshow of the shoot here, and read the backstory behind the shoot here