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Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino: Afro-Mexican Folk Takes Root in New York City

<i>Rios de Norte y Sur</i> (Rivers from North and South), the sophomore album from New York City's Radio Jarocho, pays loving homage to an art form that crossed the border with Mexican-American immigrants and has taken root in towns and cities around the U.S.<p>From its birth in colonial Mexico in the …

New York City

These 16 songs broke ground for ‘This is America’

A black man is shot in the head. The refrain: “This is America.” A gospel choir goes silent in a hail of bullets from an even bigger gun. “This is …

Black History

The $1.89 Lunch Our Editor-in-Chief Swears By

I’m not one to go on about the power of The Universe, but certain things are clearly meant to be. Like meeting your best friend, or your true love—or a humble yet oddly compelling little sandwich. (Just me?)<p>I can’t with total confidence tell you how this sandwich came into my life (that Universe …

Acquainted

‘If God Is White, Kill God’: Why Dr. James Cone Was Once the Most Hated Theologian in America

I had just returned to New York City from delivering the 2018 Trout Lectures at Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio, when I received word …

Theology

Miles & Trane, The Final Tour: Copenhagen on LP

<i>The Final Tour</i>, Volume 6 of Columbia Legacy's Miles Davis Bootleg Series—documenting Miles' quintet, featuring John Coltrane, live in Europe in March …

Audiophile

Black Kos, Week In Review — The Arab slave trade in Africa

The Arab presence in Sub-Saharan Africa — Part 1 The Arab slave trade in Africa<p>Occupying the vast intercontinental space between Africa, Europe, …

Africa

Janelle Monae Releases Surreal 'I Like That' Video, Plots Tour

Singer announces North American dates behind upcoming third LP, 'Dirty Computer'<p>Janelle Monáe released a new video for her single "I Like That." In …

Grand Rapids

Oven-Baked Vegetable Samosas [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Vegetarian

Portraits of African American Ex-Slaves in the Late 1930s

These portraits of African American men and women from locations in Texas were taken in the late 1930s as part of the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) …

African-American News

What Is Bebop? Deconstructing Jazz Music’s Most Influential Development

What is bebop? The Big Apple certainly didn’t know what hit it when <b>Charlie Parker</b> blew into town like a tornado and shook the jazz scene to its very …

Universal Music

15 fruits and vegetables you should never buy organic

In a dream world, we'd all be able to afford buying exclusively organic fruits and veggies; but the truth is that organic produce often comes with a more expensive price tag.<p>But there's no reason to shell out extra cash on organic produce if the type of fruits and veggies you're eating already …

Sweet Corn

When Jazz Ruled The World: The Rise And Reign Of America’s One True Art

Nowadays, in the second decade of the 21st Century, jazz may seem to many a marginalised music. Of course, it goes without saying that there are …

Listening to Miles Davis and John Coltrane’s Final Tour

There’s a great story behind “Miles Davis and John Coltrane—The Final Tour,” the sixth volume in Sony’s “Bootleg Series” of live recordings by Davis (it comes out March 23rd), and that story makes itself heard in the music. In 1960, the trumpeter Miles Davis, along with his regular band, was booked …

Erykah Badu Shares Sun Ra and BADBADNOTGOOD Mashup: Listen

Erykah Badu has shared a four-part short film on Instagram. The “PLANTING DAY” series features an original mashup of Sun Ra and BADBADNOTGOOD she mixed herself. Watch the clips and listen to her mashup below. Last year, Badu curated a Fela Kuti box set as part of Knitting Factory Records’ ongoing …

Oscars 2018: Watch Mary J. Blige Perform “Mighty River”

Mary J. Blige performed at the 2018 Academy Awards tonight. She was introduced by her friend Taraji P. Henson, who said that Blige’s song was about “the pain of life.” Blige then took to the stage to sing “Mighty River”—the track she recorded for <i>Mudbound.</i> It was nominated for Best Original Song, …

Seun Kuti Furthers His Father's Message On 'Black Times'

Seun Kuti was just 14 when he became the lead singer of Egypt 80 — the Nigerian band that had carried the infectious groove of Afrobeat worldwide under the direction of Seun's father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The musician says keeping the band together after Fela's death in 1997 was a way of sustaining …

Nation-Building

Celia Cruz's 'Son Con Guaguancó' And The Bridge To Fame In Exile

The world's love affair with Celia Cruz is a story that has a middle but no beginning. Today, the world remembers Cruz as the Queen of Salsa, with her towering wigs, cackling refrain of <i>¡Azúcar!</i> and permanent smile. Her best-loved hits concern happiness in the face of life's hardships: "Ay / no hay …

Music

Ghana’s first president accurately predicted what Africa’s former European colonizers would do

Ghana’s president Nana Akufo-Addo has attracted international attention for emphasizing how important it is for Ghana to have a greater degree of sovereignty in its dealings with international partners. Less discussed is how much his impactful critique of aid dependency borrow from the ideas and …

Africa

Here’s How to Get Perfect In-Camera White Balance: No Editing Required! (VIDEO)

Whether your passion is nature photography, portraiture, macro, or shooting sports, it’s likely you’ve devoted considerable processing time to color …

Photography

10 Healthy Meals That Are Comforting Enough To Eat All Winter Long

In winter we seek comfort in the form of sweaters, couches and food. But, our cold-weather faves (think pizza and ramen) often mean we stop eating …

The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time

"Mindfulness" may be a buzzword and meditation a fad across both Wall Street and Silicon Valley, but that certainly doesn't mean they are worth ignoring.<p>We recently spoke with Tibetan Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard for Business Insider's podcast "Success! How I Did It" around the launch of his new …

Oil-free Dragon Sauce: insanely tasty ginger dip or bowl dressing (Low fat, Vegan)

Dragon sauce is a ginger forward creamy sauce that is usually added to buddah bowls - bowls filled with a grain, vegetables, and perhaps tofu chunks …

This Doctor Has Studied Gut Health for 40 Years—Here's Exactly What He Eats

Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., MBA, FIDSA, could be considered the godfather of microbiome research. Not only has he pioneered breakthrough research in the …

It's Not Just Reggae, Says Chronixx: Call It 'Black Experimental Music'

The artist Chronixx, born Jamar McNaughton, is 24 years old. But he's already been hailed as the leader of Jamaica's roots revival moment: an island-wide return to old-school reggae.<p>He's not so sure, though, that what he plays should be considered <i>purely</i> reggae. His debut album, <i>Chronology</i>, released …

West Africa

Raw Lemon Bites

coorec.com<p>Raw Lemon Bites<p>Diets<p>Vegan Gluten free Paleo<p>Ingredients<p>Produce<p>1 Lemon, Zest of<p>10 Medjool dates<p>Condiments<p>1 squeeze Or two of lemon juice<p>Nuts …

Dee Dee Bridgewater On Piano Jazz

Grammy Award-winning vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater began her career as the lead vocalist of a jazz band. She honed her talent and headed in 1975 to Broadway, where her performance in <i>The Wiz</i> was honored with a Tony Award.<p>On this episode of <i>Piano Jazz</i> from 2003, Bridgewater exhibits her knowledge and …

Nina Simone: Her Art and Life in 33 Songs

<b>It's After the End of the World<br>by Daphne A. Brooks</b><p>I remember how it ended. A bespectacled, lanky, light-skinned sister sporting two braided pigtails stepped up to the mic. She was rocking garden-green pants and a yellow spaghetti-strap tank top, and she came out late in the Black Rock Coalition …

Account Suspended

Falafel Sliders with Avocado Hummus

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Falafel sliders<p>One 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained, divided<br>• 1/2 red onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 cloves garlic, quartered<br>• 5 sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained<br>• 1/2 cup packed fresh Italian parsley<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cumin<br>• 1 teaspoon ground coriander<br>• 1 teaspoon sea salt<br>• 1/2 cup …