Blog December 2, 2015
Photo Essay: Afropop Peabody Gala at Ford Foundation
Afropop Worldwide was recently honored when the Ford Foundation hosted a celebration of Afropop's Peabody Institutional Award recognizing our 27-year body of work. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJ39rLu6-Kk[/embed] All photos taken by Atane Ofiaja at the Ford Foundation Gala on Nov. 30. [caption id="attachment_26477" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3253 Kofi Appenteng, Chair, Board of Trustees of Ford Foundation[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26476" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3250 Kofi Appenteng, Chair, Board of Trustees of  Ford Foundation[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26478" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3256-2 Georges Collinet, host of Afropop Worldwide[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26486" align="aligncenter" width="640"]David Greeley and Rosemary Pritzker Afropop Board Members Rosemary Pritzker and David Greeley[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26487" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3332 Rosemary Pritzker[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26489" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3350 Sean Barlow, Afropop Worldwide Founder and Executive Producer[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26488" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3344 Sean Barlow[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26480" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3284 Jomion and the Uklos band performance[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26479" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3279 Jomion and the Uklos band performance[/caption] _DSC3285 _DSC3288-2 _DSC3298 _DSC3300 [caption id="attachment_26490" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3360 Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Director of the Peabody Awards[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26491" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3373 Georges Collinet and Sean Barlow[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26494" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3396 Sean Barlow[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26496" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3424 Abdoulaye Diabate, Yacouba Sissoko and Banning Eyre performance[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26495" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3410 Abdoulaye Diabate[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26497" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3429 Yacouba Sissoko[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26498" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3439 Abdoulaye Diabate[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26499" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3448 Yacouba Sissoko[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26500" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3450 Banning Eyre[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26501" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3458 Abdoulaye Diabate[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26502" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3462 Abdoulaye Diabate, Yacouba Sissoko and Banning Eyre[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26503" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3478 Yacouba Sissoko[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26504" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3488 Abdoulaye Diabate[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26506" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3511 Georges Collinet and Sean Barlow[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26507" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3513 Sean Barlow, Georges Collinet and Dr. Jeffrey Jones[/caption] [caption id="attachment_26505" align="aligncenter" width="640"]_DSC3501 Afropop Chief Audio Engineer Michael Jones, Banning Eyre, Dr. Jeffrey Jones, Ned Sublette, Jomion and the Uklos, Sean Barlow and Georges Collinet[/caption]