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  • feature May 8, 2009

    Diaspora Encounters: Spotlight on Cape Verdean-American Musicians

    May 8. 2009 Text by Marlon Bishop In this week’s Hip-Deep edition of Afropop Worldwide, we look at the history and music of the Cape Verdean diaspora in the United States. Here, find out more about the talented Cape Verdean-American … Read more »

  • hip-deep May 8, 2009

    Diaspora Encounters: Kriolu in New England, The Cape Verdean-American Story

    Of all contemporary Cape Verdeans, Cesaria Evora, “the Queen of the Morna” has made the biggest impression internationally. However the first Cape Verdean to grace the American imagination was the harpooner Dagoo in Herman Melville’s Moby Dick (1851). Cape Verdeans … Read more »

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