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Attempted Prophecies : The scattering, the gathering—the diaspora (2)

B & FT Online 02 Jun 2021
African Union Day is what necessitated last week’s (and this week’s) articles and I even forgot to wish it ... And ‘hard’ the African continent has indeed had it ... The Caucasian addicted to the fruits of greed found new ways of pillaging and suppressing the African—there came colonialism ... Numerous African lives were, again, lost.
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New Streaming Music Channels From Bob Marley, LL COOL J, and more Launch on SiriusXM

The Oneida Daily Dispatch 25 Mar 2021
Streaming access to SiriusXM is included with most subscriptions ... Go to to learn more ... The result is a rising tide of hits that has brought African pop stars to the airwaves and dancefloors of America and Europe ... The soul of Calypso, Chutney, Reggae, Zouk, Latin, Cadence and traditional West African rhythms all come together in the music of Soca ... ... ....
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Tropicalfete pays tribute to struggles of African Americans

Metro USA 10 Mar 2021
cultural group on Friday, March 5 partnered with New Lots Learning Center, Brooklyn Public Library in celebrating Black History Month by paying tribute to the struggles of African Americans ... Aimable said African “heroes and sheroes were shown in a calypso video presentation using the song of Herb Black RealityTime Again’.
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Tony Allen, famed Afrobeat drummer for Fela Kuti, dies in Paris

The Spokesman-Review 02 May 2020
Last month he and the late South African band leader ... Becoming obsessed with American jazz and Nigerian juju music, a teenage Allen started playing with a series of small bands, including the African calypso band Agu Norris & the Heatwaves, before being hired by Kuti in 1964.
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Six Decades After the Banana Boat, Harry Belafonte’s Archive Sails Home

The Roseburg News-Review 15 Mar 2020
He was the first solo singer to have a million-selling album (“Calypso,” from 1956) and the first African American to win an Emmy (for “Tonight With Belafonte,” in 1959) ... Goldwasser wove past mountains of boxes to sort through albums of rare calypso records from the 1950s.
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Celebrating Black History Month through food

The Herald Palladium 12 Feb 2020
Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking” by Toni Tipton-Martin Photo provided ... Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking” by Toni Tipton-Martin ... Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking” by Toni Tipton-Martin ... Calypso Coffee is featured in “Jubilee.
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Edward Kamau Brathwaite obituary

The Observer 05 Feb 2020
The Arrivants exemplified Brathwaite’s ambition to create a distinctively Caribbean form of poetry, which would celebrate Caribbean voices and language, as well as African and Caribbean rhythms evoking Ghanaian talking drums, calypso, reggae, jazz and blues ... African culture.
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London Is the Place for Me: Music of Young Black London, Vols 7 & 8 ...

The Guardian 17 Jan 2020
Charting the recordings of West Indians and west Africans in London ... Trinidadian steel bands performing at carnival, patois poetry and jazz-inflected calypso. Volume 7 has a diverse mix of styles from calypso to Jamaican mento, west African palm-wine music and South American joropo.
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Various: London Is the Place for Me: The Music of Young Black London, Vols 7 & 8 review – joyous blends

The Observer 17 Jan 2020
Trinidadian steel bands performing at carnival, patois poetry and jazz-inflected calypso. Volume 7 has a diverse mix of styles from calypso to Jamaican mento, west African palm-wine music and South American joropo.
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Bengaluru folk groove to reggae tunes

The Times of India 09 Nov 2019
The event was a tribute to jazz, mento, calypso, African, and Latin American music from the 60s, which gave a nostalgic feel ...
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The home challenge, the nicknames, the winning odds: What you need to know about Netball ...

ITV 12 Jul 2019
Liverpool is playing host to the world's best netballers this month in the 15th World Cup tournament - at a time when the sport has never been more popular ... Ok, let's start with those nicknames ... PA ... Joining them are the Trinidad and Tobago Calypso Girls, the Malawi Queens, the Fiji Pearls and the South African Proteas ... Where's Wales? ... PA ... PA.
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