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Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Beauty Shop

Via CNN. I know, I know, that Statue of Liberty reference at the end sounds forced, but this is a serious violation of people’s human rights right across the river in Newark and East Orange, New Jersey.

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

WEEKEND LINKS / MIXTAPES, EMIGRATION, RACE, BINGO, JACKSON FIVE, GENDER VIOLENCE, DANCEHALL, AFRICOM, CHRIS HANI, JULIUS MALEMA, AND BRICK CITY

A busy week on the personal front (more on that another time) so that means a lot of stuff gets the speed blog treatment. * First up, a link to the “Parts of Africa” hip hop mix:...

Friday, September 11th, 2009

YINKA SHONIBARE IN NEW JERSEY

If you have no qualms crossing the bridges or tunnels into New Jersey, go see Nigerian dandy, Yinka Shonibare MBE’s show at the Newark Museum. Through September 20th. (I saw the recent Shonibare exhibition at the Brooklyn...