Candice Antique and Hodari Davis discuss the roots of the Nappy Tour, that focuses on affirming natural black beauty, and highlighting the experience of Africans who have been extracted from “home” and “replanted” in the diaspora. The music and art created throughout the tour will highlight African and African American influences and will be performed … Continued


Political decolonization was one of the signal events of the twentieth century, but according to Michael Denning, it was prefigured by the decolonization of the ear. The cultural historian discusses the moment in the late 1920s when insurgent sounds swept the globe, spurring resistance to empire, and shaping the place of music in our lives … Continued


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