Stories about Angola from November, 2010
Africa: The Black Dutchmen of Indonesia
Do you know the Black Dutchmen of Indonesia?: “The Black Dutchmen are the desendents of 3,000 West African men who were sent by the Dutch colonialist to fight in their colonial war in Indonesia. Black men forced to the other side of the world to fight a white man’s war...
Africa: The Africa They Never Show You
The Africa They Never show You is a Face Book group with over 210,000 members. It goes by this description – ”You’ve seen the images on tv about africa: the huts, the famine, disease, wars and suffering but they never show you that Africa is beautiful, has happy people and...
Africa: African Mosaic
African Mosaic is an exhibition of African art at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art and has a mix of contemporary art, installations and popular street art.
Angola: Is Yuri Da Cunha the future of Angolan music?
Africa Is a Country posts a video of Angolan musician Yuri Da Cunha: “Yuri Da Cunha is a household name in Angola,and is on his way to becoming an international star. He has taken the older Angolan genre of semba music, and modernized its appeal to urban youth.”
Estenoyage meets African descendants in Mexico: “In one region of Mexico where I surf a lot, there's still a remaining community of African descendants. Usually they are called ‘Afro-Mexicanos’ o ‘Afromestizos’.”
Angola: The Unique Sound of Luanda 1965 – 1976
Janne Oinonen reviews Angola Soundtrack: Covering an era ranging from post-independence optimism to the horror of the opening stages of what was to be a near-30 year civil war in the former Portuguese colony, this ninth release from the justifiably celebrated Analog Africa is a testament to music’s ability to...
Angola: Luanda Nightlife
Luanda-Nightlife is a blog that presents you the best bars, clubs and restaurants in Luanda with photos and location details. Luanda is the capital city of Angola.
Africa: Why fair skin is the hope for African women
Is fair skin the hope for African women?: A friend once said to me. “Whites want to be black by tanning and Blacks and Browns want to be light by bleaching. Nobody wants to be in their own skin”.
Africa: On the status of African women
Gregory Simpkins discusses the status of African women: “The status of women in Africa is a series of paradoxes. On the one hand, women have an exalted role as mothers and nurturers of their families. On the other hand, they are not accorded many of the economic rights women have...