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The Music of Bell Atlas

One of my current favorite bands–haven’t seen them play live yet; they’re out West–is Bell Atlas. That the lead singer Sandra Lawson is a distant relative of late Nigerian legend…..

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Africanos Latinos

Latin America and the Caribbean haven’t gotten enough attention on this site. We’re going to intentionally rectify that, and I’m excited to start by sharing this video from sometimes┬ácollaborators of…..

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'You know where Egypt is on a map?'

The “internet stand-up comedian” Kassem G talks to beach goers in Venice Beach, California, about what’s going in Egypt. Some sample responses: “The one with the Cairo river and the…..

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Surfing Liberia

Great travel piece–apart from the Robinson Crusoe reference in the sidebar–by Helene Cooper, a New York Times reporter who grew up in Liberia.