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Fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at age 88

The Manila Times 05 Feb 2023
PARIS ... 27-March 3 fashion week ... Paco Rabanne was among the first designers to put Black mannequins on the runway, and in 1983 opened Centre 57, devoted to the Black African and Caribbean diaspora. Artists, musicians, film-makers and hip-hop dancers frequented the center for several years, the statement from Macron's office noted ... ....
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Kurt Orderson to Bring South African Hip-Hop Culture to the Screen With ‘Apetown’

Variety 04 Feb 2023
South African filmmaker Kurt Orderson’s “Apetown,” one of 20 projects ...
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Rhyme & Reason Set Sights On International Audiences For Attention To Nigerian And African Hip-Hop Communities.

MENA FN 04 Feb 2023
(MENAFN - EIN Presswire) Rhyme & Reason Lawon Shodunke, Managing Editor Joshua Ufondu, Playlist Curator A possible strategy to circumvent the gatekeeping hip-hop communities continue to ... .
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Lauded rebel fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at age 88

Jamaica Observer 04 Feb 2023
"Paco Rabanne made transgression magnetic ... Paco Rabanne was among the first designers to put Black mannequins on the runway, and in 1983 opened Centre 57, devoted to the Black African and Caribbean diaspora. Artists, musicians, film-makers and hip-hop dancers frequented the center for several years, the statement from Macron's office noted ... ... .
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India, France, UAE to work on climate change, biodiversity

The Associated Press 04 Feb 2023
27-March 3 fashion week ... Paco Rabanne was among the first designers to put Black mannequins on the runway, and in 1983 opened Centre 57, devoted to the Black African and Caribbean diaspora. Artists, musicians, film-makers and hip-hop dancers frequented the center for several years, the statement from Macron's office noted ... ... ___ ... .
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"A Midsummer Night's Dream in Harlem" puts a new spin on a Shakespeare classic

Herald-Standard 03 Feb 2023
The art and music of Harlem are highlighted, including dance, jazz and hip-hop, along with African spiritual traditions and other aspects of Black culture ... re-imagines Athens as an African or Black cultural melting pot — essentially a modern version of the Harlem Renaissance.”.
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What makes a war crime, when war itself is monstrous?

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Feb 2023
In the Southern African bush war landmines that exploded only up to hip height were allegedly used ... The reported burning of corpses by South African soldiers in Mozambique is unacceptable, not because a dead combatant suffers, but because the family can never say faerewell to a beloved son with a dignified burial.
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In Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop, The Museum at FIT Presents Fresh, ...

Victoria Advocate 02 Feb 2023
Fifty Years of Hip Hop Style, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the birth of hip hop ... How Hip Hop Changed the Fashion Industry (2012) ... "Furthermore, hip hop fashion and music are cultural expressions of the African and Hispanic cultural diasporas, which MFIT seeks to amplify as part of our goal to expand the understanding of fashion.".
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Gov. Lee to deliver State of the State Feb. 6

The Nashville Ledger 02 Feb 2023
Pittsburgh NMAAM’s Hip Hop photo exhibit opens. The National Museum of African American Music is joining in the celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop through its yearlong exhibit, This is Hip Hop, which opened Jan ... NMAAM’s This is Hip Hop exhibit showcases the ...
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Researchers have determined what African elephants can hear

Phys Dot Org 02 Feb 2023
With an electrode adhered to one fan-shaped ear, another on the back of the neck and a ground wire at its hip, an African elephant munches on a snack as it is presented with a sound, over and over again ... According to the Great Elephant Census, the African elephant population has dropped 72% in the last seven decades, so time is of the essence.
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The legacy of Black achievement

The Arizona Republic 01 Feb 2023
In this Black History Month issue, we celebrate 50 years of hip-hop music and explore African Americans' advancements despite centuries of oppression ... .
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This Miami Beach music festival shows how the Harlem Renaissance took Europe by storm

The Miami Herald 01 Feb 2023
Before there was hip-hop, R&B and reggaeton, African-American visionaries were taking Paris nightlife by storm. An ocean away from New York City, the Harlem Renaissance took hold in Europe, changing ... .
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Black History Month has author reading at the Clark Library

Lockhart Post-Register 01 Feb 2023
Special to the LPR ... 9, to discuss Black history. Dr ... followed by Dr. Moore at 7 p.m ... Moore specializes in modern African American history; Black urban history; and the intersection of race, sport, and hip-hop ... Dr ... ....
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LOOK: Meet the cast of the first local version of ‘Love and Hip Hop’

Independent online (SA) 31 Jan 2023
“A highlight for me was confronting the Gigi Lamayne versus Fifi Cooper situation that has been looming for the longest time within South African hip hop when it comes to female rappers ... “The current state of South African hip hop is beautiful, and this platform will really allow me to share my knowledge on the industry.
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10 songs turning 20 in 2023

Mail Guardian South Africa 31 Jan 2023
Crazy In Love, Beyoncé ... Umoya, Skwatta Kamp.. South Africa’s biggest hip-hop group to date, released this classic song from their second album Mkhukhu Funkshen. The song was a hit, reaching gold status in just a year of its release, a first for a South African hip-hop group ... In Da Club became an unofficial birthday song and a hip-hop classic ...

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