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Palenque: An Afro-Colombian Community

Palenque: An Afro-Colombian Community Four hundred years ago, escaped slaves formed Palenque. Today, the Colombian town celebrates its African roots By Kenneth Fletcher Smithsonian.com, October 29, 2008

A statue of town founder Benkos Bioho sits in Palenque’s main square.

Centuries ago, escaped slaves built isolated forts in the jungles that surround Cartagena, once Colombia’s main […]

The Ancestors & Our Connectedness to Them: Ancient Teachings from the Kongo by Dr. Fu-Kiau

The Ancestors & Our Connectedness to Them: The Real Power of Being – A Rare Video Series featuring Dr. Kimbwadende Kia Bunseki Fu-Kiau sharing ancient teachings from the Kongo.

Dr. Kimbwandende Kia Bunseki Fu-Kiau

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Marcus Garvey Speaks: Live!

The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey

LOOK FOR ME IN THE WHIRLWIND: HON MARCUS MOSIAH GARVEY SP…

MUSICAL HEALERS PODCAST

A famous speech of the Hon Marcus Mosiah Garvey before he went to prison in Atlanta. Baba Garvey is on FIRE. His analysis and vision are clear for all who are living […]

African Cultural Retentions in Louisiana

A Commentary: African Cultural Retentions in Louisiana By Charles E. Siler The thread which binds the quilt of Louisiana culture is African. Food, folkways, music, dance, religion, ritual, language, and style of creativity are among the many areas where this influence is evident.

In 1719, two hundred Africans were brought to New Orleans one year […]

Black in Brazil: A Question of Identity

BBC World Service Last updated: 3 november, 2009 – 14:29 GMT

The Brazilian census board says that the black population in Brazil will outnumber the white population this year for the first time.

The Brazilian census board says that the black population in Brazil will outnumber the white population this year for the […]

Sabar – Life is a Dance! (Film Trailer)

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Baba Medahochi: Tribute to A Cultural Pioneer

The completion of an interview with the King of Oyotunji village in South Carolina PLUS an interview with the grandson of Baba Medahochi, an outstanding cultural pioneer who is responsible for exposing so many of our people in the West to our traditional African culture. BABA MEDAHOCHI: TRIBUTE TO A CULTURAL PIONEER

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