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The Carolina Chocolate Drops

Speaking of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, it turns out they have a song on the soundtrack for the new Denzel Washington movie, "The Great Debaters," which tells the story of an African American d...
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Art Exhibit: Forgive?

If you're looking for something cultural to check out tomorrow afternoon, visit the opening of Laylah Amatullah Barrayn's exhibit.  This is a group show that she's curating and all of the works included...
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Seen in NYC: Afropunk graffiti

Another sign--literally--of the cultural shift taking place.  At the very least, the idea of Afropunk has evolved to the point where someone can use it as a marker of their presence and know that others...
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What is Black rock?

I’ll start by saying that it’s more than simply rock played by black people, though that’s part of it.  Referencing Living Colour gets people in the zone, but doesn’t necessarily tell the whole story. As ...