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Black History Month - Day 11

Miriam Makeba (3/4/1932 – 11/9/2008)

Miriam Makeba or “Mama Africa,” was a South African singer and civil rights activist, known for denouncing apartheid on the world stage and campaigning abroad for the end of the oppressive policy. 145 more words


Feminist Film Nights: Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba

International Women Space is starting a feminist film series. We want to get together once a month to watch films about and/or by women and discuss them together afterwards. 172 more words


Miriam Makeba

So I’m at brunch, and my friend Jerusalem is talking about how much she loves Miriam Makeba, and I’m thinking, “Perfect timing! I just posted my Miriam Makeba list!” And then I’m thinking, “Wait. 600 more words


All My Crushes...

The eclectic taste that I have in things stretches to the domain of music as well and I have my late dad to thank for nurturing my mind with the plethora of sounds of music from different artists that floated through our home and seeped into my young veins. 278 more words


One Cracker

One of my favourite feelings is the sensation I get right after one sip of a caramel macchiato. The caramel hits first, so sickeningly sweet that my teeth clench and I’m semi-blinded for a micro second. 413 more words


And why is our music called world music? I think people are...

And why is our music called world music? I think people are being polite. What they want to say is that it’s third world music. Like they use to call us under developed countries, now it has changed to developing countries, it’s much more polite. – Miriam: http://dlvr.it/CcKprb

Miriam Makeba

Music Around Africa 环球音乐之旅——非洲站

Published on Oversea English, April 2012  发表于《海外英语》2012年4月



Selah is a music group which originated from the United States but is regarded as an African music group. 322 more words