Afro-Caribbean

Drinking from Puddles playlist for 07/17/2013

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Drinking from Puddles
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07/17/2013

Special time this week only 9PM--Midnight : Brandon hosts

Live In-Studio guests: Jenny & The Spurs

An Evening of Afrotainment on 07/20/13

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Sat, 07/20/2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
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Music of the African diaspora by Black Artists...Worldwide

Blue Rhythm on 07/20/13

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Blue Rhythm
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Sat, 07/20/2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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Blues

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 07/18/2013

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Africa-O-Ye!
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07/18/2013

Africa Oyé, host, Mike Johnson, every third Thursday of the month. This program featured Congolese "rumba" in the first 1 & 1/2 hours. The last 1/2 hour featured the music of Fanta Damba & Ebo Taylor.

Paula's Picks on 07/18/13

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Thu, 07/18/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Spoken word & music representing the Afrikan Diaspora ... and its descendents.

Afro-Caribbean Showcase on 07/17/13

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More Reggae!
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Wed, 07/17/2013 - 3:00am - 5:30am
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Afro-Caribbean Showcase

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/19/13

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Fri, 07/19/2013 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm
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One-day Flash Drive Fundraiser: Part Three - South America

Brazil’s Landless Workers MovementAt 4 pm we shift gears again and move westward to South America. We'll begin with an interview with Eduardo Galeano, author of Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent, which set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America by organizing the various facets of Latin American history according to the patterns of five centuries of exploitation. We'll hear about the struggle against dams in Chile, how climate change is impacting Amazonia, and then focus on land rights and people's movements, including the current Brazilian people's uprising.

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 07/19/13

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Fri, 07/19/2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
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One-day Flash Drive Fundraiser: Part two - southern Africa

At Noon, we'll shift focus to sub-equatorial Africa:

12:00 - interview with Map of African land rush.Fred Pearce, author and environmental journalist based in London, about his latest book The Land Grabbers: The New Fight over Who Owns the Earth. Then it's our first musical interlude, featuring a short set from one of the hosts of our Thursday African music program.

1:30 - Kambali Museveli with Friends of the Congo will speak about the student movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo and how people are organizing to end the decades-long conflict that has torn that region apart.

We'll have a set of African music produced by KBOO deejays, then at 3, we're off to Kenya for a look at their Green Belt Movement and then South Africa to check in on labor movements there, as well as the situation regarding Nelson Mandela and his legacy.

 

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