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HDI Celebrates Black History Month with U.S. Embassy Bahrain

Mar 15, 2022 9:49:09 AM / by Natalie Scarantino Sadler posted in hdi, black history month


New York, NY - In celebration of Black History Month, HDI Cultural Envoy Maya Azucena presented a lecture and performed virtually for U.S. Embassy Bahrain February 14, 2022.  Maya discussed her career and how it is important for young people to follow their passions. Maya highlighted the immeasurable contributions which African-Americans make to the United States.

Maya Azucena is an American award-winning recording artist and humanitarian. Her shows are high-energy experiences fusing multiple genres, from Rock and Pop, to Funk, Jazz, and HipHop. Maya has performed all over the world for the U.S. Department of State and has worked with HDI on programs for Norway, Denmark, Haiti, and Bahrain.

HDI is committed to highlighting U.S. culture as a method of promoting dialogue worldwide. We have worked with more than 70 U.S. Embassies and Consulates to bring American culture to countries worldwide.

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HDI Celebrity Spokeswoman Mary Wilson of the Supremes in Belgium and Slovenia to Celebrate Black History Month

Sep 14, 2020 4:34:00 PM / by Natalie Scarantino Sadler posted in The UN, Humpty Dumpty Institute, hdi, women, black history month


Under the auspices of HDI’s Music Matters program, HDI Celebrity Spokesperson Mary Wilson traveled to Slovenia and Belgium for a week of outreach and performances in honor of Black History Month, February 3-7, 2020. Working with the U.S. Mission to the European Union (USEU) and the U.S. Embassy to Slovenia, Mary Wilson and her six-person band performed at the major concert halls of Maribor, Slovenia and Brussels, Belgium. Miss Wilson also spoke at schools and at the European Parliament on the intersection of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement and Motown.

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