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Yale professor discusses analysis of Italian missionary illustrations

The Brown Daily Herald 07 Oct 2022
Fromont noted that her analysis is not simply “reading against the grain” or discovering the agency of Central African subjects in the Capuchin works, but one that seriously considers “the origins of (Central African) representations in cross-cultural collaboration.”.
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Celebrating the legacy of Solomon Linda and South Africa’s indigenous music

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Oct 2022
Unexpectedly, Holo then shared a video of John Legend performing his song Nervous with a young South African musician, Mthandazo Gatya, which took it to another level ... Dejene said African culture is valued and recognised in its own right and that it is vital that artists continue to contribute to shaping our experiences ... Let us be proud Africans”.
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Nia Black Amuzie: A Burning Desire to Effect Change in Africa

This Day 07 Oct 2022
Nia Black Amuzie is a Media Personality/Commentator with a focus on African/Black cultural, social, and political issues ... Your interest lies in African culture, social and political issues being in the Diaspora, what informed this? ... For the sake of cultural, political, and economic exchange ... How have you been impacting African communities?.
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The West Must Return Africa’s Stolen Assets, as Well as Its Artefacts

This Day 07 Oct 2022
Although Nigeria has arguably been the most successful among African nations in securing the return of stolen money, it has recovered only a fraction of what remains in the west ... Not trusting Africans to spend their own money properly echoes the argument that we can’t be trusted to look after our own cultural heritage.
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Hadley Park renamed Hadley-Lillard Park

Nashville Pride 07 Oct 2022
The airy Afro-centric structure was designed to create a feeling of openness and space and to anchor this high-profile corner of the park while celebrating the culture of the surrounding community with colorful, patterned ceiling panels inspired by traditional African textiles.
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Afrobeat group The Afroseas make waves in Hong Kong after hit capturing boat party vibe

South China Morning Post 07 Oct 2022
Trisyo and Supa Massie, the musicians behind Afrobeat group The Afroseas, talk about their recent hit song ‘To The Boat’, breaking into the Hong Kong music scene, and sharing African culture ... .
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Trees lined in Freemason symbol form hide in plain view on Central Vista

Hindustan Times 07 Oct 2022
The article read, “In accordance to Masonic culture, a copy of the East African Standard newspaper and some coins were placed under the foundation stone of Nairobi School The coins and newspaper had the date and year in which the stone was laid in a ‘time capsule’ custom not only ...
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California makes it harder to use lyrics as evidence against rappers

The Philadelphia Tribune 07 Oct 2022
Dre ... “It was baloney,” Kenner told The Washington Post ... Gov ... Tricia Rose, who specializes in African American culture and politics at Brown University and is the author of 2008’s “The Hip-Hop Wars ... “There’s been a fixation and strange desire for Black people to perform that criminal identity in art and culture,” Rose said ... “It’s insidious ... ....
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ABOUT TOWN

The Gainesville Sun 07 Oct 2022
The Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center will present an interactive talk billed as "Powerful Doctoring Women ... Bireda, Ph.D., director of the Blanchard House Museum of African American History and Culture in Punta Gorda. The talk will focus on how grannies and midwives provided the foundation of healthcare for enslaved Africans in America.
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Hundred Nights Benefit with Akwaaba Ensemble

The Keene Sentinel 06 Oct 2022
When he was 6 years old, Martey began performing with the African Personality Youth Ensemble and then joined the Shidaa Cultural Troupe in 1989 ... When he arrived, he didn’t see anyone doing what he did with African music, drumming or culture ... “People are getting to know more about African culture.
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Spiritual Outlook: The Islamization of African Americans

Indianapolis Recorder 06 Oct 2022
Slavery distanced Africans from their pre-slavery family ties, African culture and religion; however, within a few decades after the Emancipation Proclamation many efforts to fully reunite the newly freed slaves with their African and Islamic past were underway ... African Americans.
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A new book explores the hidden history of the banjo

Economist 06 Oct 2022
The banjo was created in America by enslaved Africans, and for much of its history was integral to African-American culture, celebration, spirituality and resistance.\nShe weaves her story together from sources including paintings, diaries and letters, and tells it chronologically.
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Things to Do in Miami: Free Gospel Sundays at Arsht Center October 9, 2022

Miami New Times 06 Oct 2022
"That it's birthed out of African American culture. Just like jazz, just like the blues, just like hip-hop, gospel music is a vital part of that music culture that comes from the heart, the soul, the mind, the fingers, and the mouths of African-Americans." ... a part of the culture.
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President sorry after son’s invasion threat

Russia Today 06 Oct 2022
The president of Uganda has fired his son from a military position following his tweets about capturing the Kenyan capital Nairobi ... READ MORE. African nation furious over ‘cultural appropriation’ in football jerseys ... READ MORE. African nation furious over ‘cultural appropriation’ in football jerseys ... .
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Behind the scenes of ‘The Woman King’ with Hollywood superstar Viola Davis

Arab News 06 Oct 2022
It is set in the real-life West African kingdom of Dahomey in 1823 and focuses on General Nanisca (Davis), the woman who would become Dahomey’s ‘king.’ ... Julius Tennon and Viola Davis attend a special screening of ‘The Woman King’ at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC.

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