Chimurenga Magazine, the great pan-African literary publication based in Cape Town, asked Africa is a Country to contribute a collection of songs for their Power Money Sex reader out this summer. So I ended up cooking up a little mini-mix of a collection of tunes that relate along those lines. Check it out here.
… but it seemed that today, from the older black man who said, “happy Obama day young man,” to my co-workers who seemed poised to take on the challenges of uplifting the youth of our community with new vitality and motivation, people were really ready to embrace the precedent that the new president has set out for us! As we’ve been saying, we are the change!
Now let’s celebrate! Thursday night at the 2nd The Highlife Party. And really in the spirit of this time, this is The High Life! This time with guests DJ Sogui So Good, Sierra Leonean Reggae Singer Khady Black and the residents Chief Boima and Shawn Dub. Artist Susu Attar will be projecting videos. Located at the Tunnel Top 601 Bush Street in SF. Obama songs throughout the night!
We all know that this election is a big moment in the history of the United States, but I can’t help myself from thinking about my feelings of desperation around this same time in 2004. I was enthusiastically ready for Kerry to defeat Bush, but the feeling in the air was so different. There were more protests and more uncertainty. I knew I wanted some kind of real change but I couldn’t really visualize what that was or how that […]