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New Afrikan Spirituality

Soundtrack: Bob Marley – “Africa Unite”

For several reasons, this year has been a time of pretty intense self-reflection for me. One of the main things that I have been reflecting on is my own spirituality. 1,725 more words

Anatomy of THE Groove: "Unity,Part 1" by Afrika Bambaataa and James Brown

Afrika Bambaataa,born Kevin Donovan in the Bronx to black activist Barbados immigrants,was at one point a lieutenant in the NYC borough’s most powerful gang-known as the Black Spades. 377 more words

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This Season Marc Jacobs Was Inspired by the History of Hip-Hop

Footsteps echoed through the Park Avenue Armory as the crowd at Marc Jacobs found their seats. These weren’t cushy seats, but exactly 326 metal folding chairs, arranged in two parallel rows that flanked the runway, which was actually just the¬†unfinished wood floor of the ancient building. 830 more words

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