Global Ad Urges Tourists Not To Visit Botswana

bots-bush-rg-86_article_columnSurvival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – has launched a worldwide advertising campaign highlighting Botswana’s persecution of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: “Mama Africa,” Chico Cesar (video)

A great video from Chico Cesar‘s “Mama Africa” part of the Putumayo World Music Brasileiro compilation. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Kiddies Band Dominated Nazi-Occupied Denmark

shapeimage_6Anne Dvinge has just published an article about Harlem Kiddies entitled ’Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark’ in the international journal African and Black Diaspora. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Protects Queen At Royal Wedding

Denton John will have a front row seat for tomorrow’s Royal Wedding – as the only American protecting the Queen.

In his shining breastplate, red plume, sword and immaculately-pressed uniform, the 23-year-old New Yorker is a proud member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Continue Reading →

Emeline Michel ‘the Soul of Haiti’ and the Love of Harlem (video)

Some call her the Joni Mitchell of Haiti; others see her as the reigning queen of Creole music. But for many Haitians, Emeline Michel’s voice represents the Soul of Haiti. Continue Reading →