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ART CAN OCCUPY a space in society where it reaches out and engages people, inspiring those on the fringes to raise their voices for social justice and to become involved with prominent issues in the world around them.
That’s what the organisers of the Lingo spoken word festival believe, and they&...Read Full Post »
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Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) retires from music in message from South Africa detainment released via Kanye West
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'I’m being prevented from leaving unjustly, unlawfully, and without any logical reason.'
Yasiin Bey...Read Full Post »
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Friday 20 March 2015 12.46 GMT- http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/mar/20/poetry-coffee-pay-with-a-poem-cafes-world-poetry-day
What is a poem worth? As authors around the world despair of making a living, a company based i...Read Full Post »
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Full-time jobs are not for everybody. Sure, to most of the workforce, they’re seen as amazing opportunities to take care of expenses and responsibilities and prepare for the future (c...Read Full Post »
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Poetry must “raise its game”, Jeremy Paxman has said, as he urged poets to start engaging with ordinary people rather...Read Full Post »
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The grandson of murdered civil rights leader Malcolm X, Malcolm Shabazz, who was convicted as a child of manslaughter and arson in the death of his grandmother, has died outside the United States, family friend Terrie Williams said.
"I'm confir...Read Full Post »
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Different generations brought together through performing art at function.
OVER 350 people were in attendance at an event that aimed to bridge the gap between the older and younger generation whilst reigniting the community spirit in north London on April 13.Read Full Post »
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Chinua Achebe, who was best known for his novel Things Fall Apart, which depicts the collision between British rule and traditional Igbo culture in his native Nigeria, has died aged 82.
According to local reports Mr Achebe died in a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, where he ha...Read Full Post »
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Struggling with a chronically stagnant economy and one of the highest crime rates in the world, Jamaica is turning for help to a Black nationalist leader who died more than 70 years ago.
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|Posted on August 16, 2012 at 8:50 AM||comments (0)|
Written by Poppy Brady
THE SMILE says it all. A-level student Ezekiel Braithwaite has won his place to study law at university and pursue his dream of becoming a politician.
The 18-year-old,...Read Full Post »
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It is known to many persons who are not students of the occult that the Tarot is a method of divination by means of 78 symbolic picture cards, to which great antiquity and high importanc...Read Full Post »
|Posted on May 7, 2012 at 5:05 AM||comments (0)|
Written by Hazelann Williams
AS EXPLORED last week in my colleague Elizabeth Pears’ article Goin...Read Full Post »