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VIDEO: Lauryn Hill // Live Acoustic Performance

A short excerpt of Lauryn Hill’s incredible live acoustic performance in New York. Dancing + Excitement = Shakiness. Pardon it, please. For more content related to Black expression and creativity, subscribe to The Black International.

Whitney Plantation (A dedicated space to remembering slavery)

The Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana is located about 50 minutes from both Baton Rouge and New Orleans. This plantation is unique because it mainly focuses on slavery. 41 more words

1700s

Van Houtte's Africana

Africana coffee!!

I puled this out or a regular cup. It’s got a strong flavour but it’s not overwhelming, needs more sugar and a little less cream than usual. 32 more words

The day I called Malcolm X to fight racism in Birmingham's white only pubs - Mirror Online

“We went to the Blue Gate Pub,” says the dad-of-two. “It was notorious in those days for racism. Black people were only served in the bar room and weren’t allowed in the lounge or smoke room. 155 more words

Americas

Queen Quet & De Gullah Cunneckshun Gwine tru SC! | Gullah/Geechee Nation

Queen Quet left a standing room only crowd at True Uhuru Books in North Charleston, SC on the first weekend in February to begin this week with residencies in South Carolina school districts. 263 more words

Americas

State-run monopoly Coal India to scrap Mozambique project in Tete

(2015-02-09) State-run monopoly Coal India is likely to scrap its maiden overseas coal production project as the deposits in the acquired blocks are “not good enough to be called coal,” a top company executive said. 489 more words

Mozambique

DiCk'S Lament Take 2 Tweetering and Jittering [in the Key Of SwinG... a work in progress] A response to Slave Shaming

Locked up inside of me

Geared up inside of me

Is a dragon breathing death

Death so pretty it will take your breath

Madder than an artic white wet wasp… 3,300 more words

Poems