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Essence: Djimon Hounsou’s Foundation Is Helping Families Learn About Their Lineages Lost In Slavery

October 31, 2022

The Amistad actor launched the initiative to celebrate the diaspora and connect descendants to their roots.

Richmond Times Dispatch: Inaugural event very powerful.

September 18, 2022

Run Richmond 16.19 gets reviewed on the Cover Page of the Richmond Times Dispatch.

MSNBC: Inaugural ‘Run Richmond 16.19’ race kicks off today in Virginia

September 17, 2022

Djimon Hounsou live on The Cross Connection with Tiffany Cross.

Run Richmond 16.19 featured on NBC 12

September 16, 2022

DHF hosted the inaugural Run Richmond 16.19 event place in Richmond, VA on September 17, 2022.

Washington Post: Djimon Hounsou’s race series honors Africa’s history and the enslaved

September 16, 2022

The Richmond portion of the event held Saturday will take participants past historic sites and celebrate unity in diversity.

okayafrica: Láolú channels Gods on Earth In latest project ‘Time To Heal’

November 12, 2021

The Nigerian artist's NFT collaboration with Djimon Hounsou runs from November 10th to 15th and urges us to recognize the past, celebrate the present, and project a future drenched in our rich African history.

Black Enterprise: Artist Láolú and Actor Djimon Hounsou launch ‘Time To Heal’ Art Collection

November 09, 2021

Two-time Oscar-nominated actor and humanitarian Djimon Hounsou and acclaimed, Brooklyn based performance and visual artist Láolú Senbanjo have launched a premium NFT Collection, “Time to Heal,” in support of the Djimon Hounsou Foundation.

NFT Now: Djimon Hounsou Teams Up With Artist Láolú for Time to Heal Charity NFTs

November 03, 2021

The Oscar-nominated actor has teamed up with artist Laolu Senbanjo to create an NFT collection titled Time to Heal that will go up for auction.

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okayafrica: In conversation with Djimon Hounsou

April 20, 2020

In Conversation with Djimon Hounsou about the Beninese star's directorial debut, his role in A Quiet Place Part II, and on unifying Africans through The Gate of Return Marathon and Festival.

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Fox 5: Djimon Hounsou live on ‘Good Day New York’

December 04, 2019

Thanks to Fox 5 and its anchors Rosanna Scotto and Lori Stokes for hosting us at their studio where Djimon Hounsou announced the Djimon Hounsou Foundation and the Gate of Return Marathon & Festival in Benin, West Africa.

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United Nations: The Cruel Legacy of Slavery and a Vision for the Future

December 03, 2019

At the UN’s Ark of Return memorial, members of the United Nations Congressional Black Caucus were joined by Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou, who reflected on the transatlantic slave trade’s cruel history and offered a vision for the future.

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Europa Newswire: Djimon Hounsou visits Ark of Return at UN to highlight modern slave trade

December 03, 2019

Members of the US Congressional Black Caucus were joined by Benin’s actor Djimon Hounsou today at the UN’s Ark of Return memorial to reflect on the transatlantic slave trade’s cruel history and legacies.


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