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‘We found love in a hopeless place’

The central point of this song and music video by violinist Lindsey Stirling (the singer is one Alisha Popat) begins with an invocation of a familiar trope: Africa is a hopeless place. But African love springs eternal. So much so that it saves and teaches privileged people from the west who arrive with fancy hopes of ‘saving’ picturesque Africans. And people love this kind of thing. By late last night this video had nearly half a million views since it was first posted on Youtube on Monday, May 7.

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'Hipster in Africa'

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6Jr0Pzggu0 This video, shot in Tanzania, is at once hysterical and suspect.  The description on…
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