Archives for December 2012

M23 pulls out of Goma. Phew.

Published on 5 Dec 2012 at 2:24 am. 4 Comments.
Filed under Africa.

Yesterday I spoke with several of my students from a Congo-based cultural center in Goma called Yole!Africa. I skyped with them during the launch of Yole!Africa USA – the American based non-profit wing of the amazing cultural organization. When we hung up, I had no idea that the M23 rebels were in the process of […]

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The Clothesline Muse

Published on 3 Dec 2012 at 3:03 am. 2 Comments.
Filed under music,theatre.

Please support these beautiful sisters: Grammy nominee Nnenna Freelon, choreographer Kariamu Welsh and visual arts activist Maya Freelon Asante. They are collaborating on an amazing inter-generational project on women’s work called The Clothesline Muse. Watch the video for yourself and DONATE before the campaign expires next week!

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