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August 5 2018

Femi Kuti and the Positive Force

Femi Kuti and his band The Positive Force are at the heart and soul of modern Afrobeat. Femi’s father, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, created the style—a blend of traditional Nigerian drum patterns, the smooth groove of highlife and American soul, funk and R&B—and took it to the world, inspiring people with insistent dance beats and lyrics bristling with political statements.


August 23 2018


THE MONARCHY OF FEAR: One of the world’s most honored philosophers provides a candid examination of the current political crisis.


September 12 2018


America, The Farewell Tour is a book that should disturb and anger all of us. It is a profoundly sobering, upsetting portrait of our country as it is, not as we wish it to be. The road to taking our country begins with recognizing it for what it is.


October 18 2018


Alice Walker, the author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning Novel, The Color Purple, now offers us seventy poems ranging from personal self-inquiry into the liberating world of activism, love, hope, and gratitude.


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