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Bask in the light of Shabazz Palaces
Take a sonic trip around the planet
Quoc Pham "Acoustic Africa" featuring Haibib Koite, Oliver Mtikudzi and Afel Boucoum BB King Blues Club Wednesday, April 6 Better than: Buying a plane ticket to Mali. Western listeners (that's us, if you were wondering) often need comparisons to dig deeper into "world music." If that's w ... More >>
Bring your vuvuzelas to Prospect Park
It's Day Three of the Great Zimbabwe Flap, and the rhetoric over a New Jersey Congressman's challenge to Russian bazillionaire Mikhail Prokhorov's purchase of the Nets is heating up. Prokhorov fired back at Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-My-Constituents-Don't-Want-to-Drive-Through-Two-Tunnels-to-W ... More >>
Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr. (D-NJ) tells the Post that he's requesting a Treasury Department investigation to see if Mikhail Prokhorov, the russian investor who's trying to buy stakes in both the Nets and the planned Nets Arena in Brooklyn, has violated Bush-era sanctions against doing business wi ... More >>
Tabla is among a number of restaurants using psychological principles to overhaul their menus, such as dropping the dollar sign from prices or naming a dish after the chef's mom. [NY Times] 2009 was the year 'nduja, the spicy smoked meat with a cult following, became the "Lady Gaga of pork ... More >>
A long weekend brings a slow Monday. For the Wallflowers at Irving Plaza, accept Greil Marcus's digestion of God Says Nothing Back, which could describe most any of the band's songs: "With a stoic backbeat and Jakob Dylan's fatalistic way of biting off his words, this is the sound of someone thinki ... More >>
The original hip-hop band reunites
Does a nation's sovereignty allow it to destroy its own people?
Revisiting a war-torn youth
Part 1: The Virus Creates a Generation of Orphans
What the foreign press really thinks of us (hint: it's not all kittens and rainbows)
The most commendable political compilation of a watershed year for official liberalism
Policemen's Feet on Demonstrators' Heads
Black U.S. Leaders Also Silent
'Could I Be Bombed? Or Be Thrown Behind Bars?'
Zimbabwe Cleared by United Nations
Charles Barron Calls It 'One of the Most Stable Countries in Africa'
North Africa's Nomads, Zimbabwe's ZANU, Chad's Children
Zimbabwe: Anyone in America Give a Damn?
The City Council Welcomes a Dictator
Voice of Zimbabwe Struggle Thomas Mapfumo Escapes to Oregon
The International AIDS Conference Makes a Commitment to Saving Third-World Lives
International Reporting Prize Goes to Schoofs AIDS Series
Bereft of medicine and money, traditional cultures mobilize in a new way.
Same-Sex Bonds Take Many Forms In Africa Today
Three decades after Stonewall the movement it spawned has become a worldwide symbol of freedom
E-mail From Jail: Imprisoned Writers Get a Boost From Online Activism