Daily Archives: July 5, 2013

Friday Open Thread | African Music & Dance

African popular music, like African traditional music, is vast and varied. Most contemporary genres of African popular music build on cross-pollination with western popular music. Many genres of popular music, including blues, jazz and rumba, derive to varying degrees from … Continue reading

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State of Florida vs George Zimmerman Trial (day 9 )

(CBS Miami)Prosecutors in the George Zimmerman murder trial are beginning to wind down their case after a week full of presenting forensics evidence and testimony they believe refutes the defendant’s claim of self-defense in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. … Continue reading

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