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An ode to our foremothers

An ode to our foremothers. Thank you for breaking boundaries, changing the game and diligently fighting for our seat at the table. You have inspired us to not only dream far beyond than what we thought was possible but to relentlessly pursue that which we desire, challenges and all. 163 more words

Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane: inspired by jazz greats from SA and the United States

GROWING up listening to the sounds of South African music legends and the American jazz greats encouraged Sibusiso “Mash” Mashiloane to embark on a music career, writes ESTELLE SINKINS. 765 more words

Enjoy a tribute to Mama Africa - Miriam Makeba - at the Centre for Jazz

DUE to unforeseen circumstances, Nono Nkoane will not be playing at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music on Wednesday, July 19. Replacing her will be Thulile Zama, who is paying tribute to Mama Africa, Miriam Makeba. 195 more words

Quote by Miriam Makeba on Endurance

I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit… 12 more words

Great Moments

Great Quote by Miriam Makeba

The conqueror writes history; they came, they conquered, and they write. You don’t expect people who come to invade us to write the truth about us… 43 more words

Great Moments

Mighty Woman Wednesday 

One of my favourite singers of all time, Mama Miriam Makeba performing Malaika. Gone but not forgotten. 🌸

Malaika, nakupenda Malaika is Swahili for I love you, My Angel

Music Library

May 28, 2017 It's A Big World After All

Miriam Makeba, Pata Pata, Reprise RS-6274, 1967

There is a world of possibilities waiting for a vinyl collector in the world music bins.  Sure, you’ll find some junk, but you’ll also find some incredible experiences that you might not ever find out about any other way.   337 more words