Tag Archives: AFRICA

Saturday Open Thread | Oliver N’Goma | Nge

Oliver N’Goma was a Gabonese afro-zouk and soukous singer and guitarist. Nicknamed “Noli,” he was born in Mayumba in south-west Gabon in 1959. He is best known for his 1989 song Bane, which was popularized by Radio Africa N.1 and … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread

TGIF, Everyone. MOTHER AFRICA!

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Tuesday Open Thread

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Black Panther Movie | WakandaForever

Second weekend for ‘Black Panther’ is one of the best ever. ‘The question isn’t so much if it gets to $1 billion, but how far beyond that number does it go? NEW YORK — “Black Panther” scored one of the … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Lupita Nyong’o says Black Panther’s Wakanda is Africa if it had never been colonized

Cinematic smash hit Black Panther means many things to many people – including the film’s star Lupita Nyong’o, who said that the film’s re-imagining of Africa had the continent not been colonised is liberating. The 34-year-old appeared on The View … Continue reading

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Wed Open Thread | Black Panther: When the movie is LIT

For the culture, y’all…..Wakanda Forever! #Repost @mizzk.o・・・🗣Walking out of @blackpanther movie like… ✊🏾😂🎤: @distruction_boyz –#Omunye••@craaaiig @karajenelle @joe_brown101 @jessenia_jlv @keda_baby @dance12neptune @iamledon @chopdaily #BlackPanther #BlackPantherMovie #gwaragwara #Blackhistorymonth. pic.twitter.com/Nixk4TyLxv — DJ Fresh (Big Dawg) (@DJFreshSA) February 18, 2018

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What Happened in Niger that got 4 U.S. Green Berets killed?

PalmerReport: Donald Trump has spent the past two weeks doing his best to avoid addressing the four U.S. soldiers who died in Niger on October 4th. The headlines up to now have focused on Trump’s unwillingless to call the families … Continue reading

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