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"They are we………"
How the Ganga of Cuba were reunited with their origins from a single village in Sierra Leone
"When I opened my mouth to sing, they just stood there staring," Elvira Fumero recalls of her arrival in Mokpangumba. Then it was like an explosion. They started to sing the responses, and dance with me. And I knew then that this was where the Ganga came from,” 

"They are we………"

How the Ganga of Cuba were reunited with their origins from a single village in Sierra Leone

"When I opened my mouth to sing, they just stood there staring," Elvira Fumero recalls of her arrival in Mokpangumba. Then it was like an explosion. They started to sing the responses, and dance with me. And I knew then that this was where the Ganga came from,” 

Ornette laying down the law……
Law Years by Ornette Coleman on Grooveshark

Ornette laying down the law……

Law Years by Ornette Coleman on Grooveshark

Living the High Life with Mr Carmack (Colta and me)

Living the High Life with Mr Carmack (Colta and me)


"As we crossed Blackwell’s Island a limousine passed us, driven by a white chauffeur, in which sat three modish negroes, two bucks and a girl. I laughed aloud as the yolks of their eyeballs rolled toward us in haughty rivalry."
The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald……..Gatsby as usual

"As we crossed Blackwell’s Island a limousine passed us, driven by a white chauffeur, in which sat three modish negroes, two bucks and a girl. I laughed aloud as the yolks of their eyeballs rolled toward us in haughty rivalry."

The Great Gatsby, F.Scott Fitzgerald……..Gatsby as usual

(Source: sydneyflapper, via bvikkivintage)

Martel Chapman….Sun Ra,
and Ayun Bassa…Still

Martel Chapman….Sun Ra,

and Ayun Bassa…Still


Relax it’s Sunday…….The murmuration of starlings

and Branford Marsalis, Ayanna

Ayanna by Branford Marsalis on Grooveshark

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Okhai Ojeikere (2004)

Photographer ‘Okhai Ojeikere dies, aged 83 (link)