Africans have had a significant influence on the culture of USA for a long time. African music has greatly influenced the American music. Their dances and many African arts have been showcased all over the US.
Americans have accepted and welcomed this cultural influence. They have been intrigued by the continent and have sought to learn its background and the lives there. But the exchange is mutual.
American music has been continuously popular in all the African nations. Many singers from Africa have become famous singing American music. They have become famous artists in the American music circuit.
Both the cultures have accepted each other and grown together. The schools and universities are no different from this. Students from African nations have found themselves integrating easily with the American students in colleges.
Universities have also provided the foreigners a chance to showcase their culture and tradition. Many events are held that will allow the Africans to exhibit to the world their rich tradition.
African culture and tradition have always been different and a thing of curiosity for the Americans. They have wanted to know and learn more about the old continent. American universities have understood and nurtured the aspirations of African students.
African students have also proved themselves worthy of the encouragement given by these universities. They continue to excel in all areas of university life. Whether it is in studies, or sports or arts, these foreigners have continued to show their super skills. This has helped spread many of the African nation’s skills in the US. Many events helped to let the world know the diverse cultures of Africa.
The African Night events held in many of the North Carolina colleges are such events. These events are becoming more and more useful for Africa to expose its capabilities to the western world.
These events have helped one industry a lot. The fashion industry of Africa was able to use these events to showcase their superb designs and products. Some Universities Like North Carolina Central University, East Carolina Univerity, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Charlotte, University of North Carolina Greensboro, and many others host these events annually.
Usually organized and hosted by the African Student Associations of the respective universities, these African Nights are eagerly anticipated by the students of the other nations and cultures.
Such events help the African designers to exhibit their latest creations and make them popular with the outside world.