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Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Dakar Modern

I’ve been wanting to post for a while now about the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion.  Primarily the work of the filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris; remember Harris film, “The Twelve Apostles of Nelson Mandela,” about his South African step father. The DDFR is described as an “interactive, multimedia project,” where New Yorkers–mostly Africans and African-Americans–showing Harris their family photos and

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

MUSICAL BREAK / DRIEMANSKAP

The new video (posted on Youtube last week) for “Camago,” the first single off the Cape Town hip hop group‘s new album, “Igqabhukil’ Inyongo.” The song, in Xhosa, is “… about the importance of respecting and celebrating...