Imani Morgan, foreground, takes the spotlight during "Drum Talk." (David Pierini/staff photographer)

The NAJWA Dance Corps performed celebration dances of West Africa during the second half of its show June 28 at Malcolm X College.

Always entertaining, Najwa Dance Corps’ performances showcase a breathtaking diversity of dance styles in a historical context. From the rituals of traditional Africa to the glamorous chorus girls of the swing era, Najwa Dance Corps brings joyous, fascinating life to the different cultures that have contributed to contemporary American dance.