PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Happening this weekend is the first of a four-part series highlighting African design, style, beauty and culture.
Demeatria Boccella is the festival producer of Festival Africana.
“I’m bringing Africa to Pittsburgh,” Boccella told KDKA’s Lisa Washington.
Boccella says the idea was born after she connected with a Parisian curator.
“Once we got to know one another, we realized that our missions were aligned, as it relates to elevating Black creatives, elevating and supporting Black creatives. I said the only difference is we live on different continents,”…