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Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012

In Trance (Real World)

 In Trance opens with “Nightwalk,” a roof-shaking roar of heavy blues-rock with Whirling Dervish fiddle, kind of like Cream on tour in Africa, jamming with the locals. JuJu is a superb confluence of British alt rockers and
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Selected by The New York Times' Book Review as a 2011 “Notable Book of the Year,” Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness is an unforgettable memoir by author Alexandra Fuller. In this firsthand account, Fuller takes readers to the continent...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

A Green New Deal could help economies and the environment

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania—What would the wealthy nations of the West (and their rising rivals in the East) do if they actually wanted to prevent catastrophic warming? Here in Africa, the obvious answer is that they would find the ways and means to discourage deforestation—the ruinous practice of clear-cutting for timber, charcoal and arable land that accounts for...
Monday, March 16, 2009

Africa ignored (once again)

One of the most fascinating things about Africa's World War is Prunier's passionately stated, sometimes harsh assessment of the international community's reactions to the Rwandan...
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008

Today @ the UWM Union Theatre - 2 p.m.

As part of the Community Media Project’s weekend-long African Beyond film fest in the UWM Union Theatre, African American directors Charles Burnett, Kevin Everson and Iverson White will be screening and speaking about their latest films, but Saturday’s panel discussion in the UWM Union, “The Verit Impulse in the Films of Burnett, Everson and White,” is the only time all three filmmakers will appear together...

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