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  • blog November 12, 2014

    Ebola Awareness Songs

    Throughout history, music has had a vital role in African communities in communicating news, advice and educational messages. In the face of the Ebola epidemic, West African musicians have taken the lead in spreading awareness and information to the public … Read more »

  • interview February 17, 2011

    Aurelio Martinez, 2011

    Aurelio Martinez–these days, just Aurelio–has been a major figure in Central American Garifuna music for decades.  The Garifuna descend from escaped African slaves and Caribbean natives.  They trace their origins to an 18th century shipwreck of the island of St. … Read more »

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