African Heritage: Black Brazillians on Street March in Florianopolis for equal rights

As we’ve written in numerous posts, the past few decades have seen tremendous changes in the consciousness of Brazil’s black population. The giant is waking up! Of course, Brazil has long been taunted as having the largest population of African descent outside of Africa for decades, but this figure (51% of the population) doesn’t mean that all of this population […]

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Cry Against Digitisaton of Museums

By Solomon Elusoji The recent call by the Artefacts Rescuers Association of Nigeria to discourage the proposed digitisation of museums in the country might be misplaced and displays a measure of ignorance about the workings of modern culture. In July 2013, the Imperial War Museum, London closed its doors to update its collections. Signs were put outside the building, notifying […]

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