Tag Archives: Africa

THE QUEEN IS DEAD, LONG LIVE THE QUEEN! ~ R.I.P. ARETHA FRANKLIN (1942-2018)

Barack Obama said via Twitter: Aretha helped define the American experience. In her voice, we could feel our history, all of it and in every shade—our power and our pain, our darkness and our light, our quest for redemption and … Continue reading

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To AFRICA: Best wishes from GERMANY via the USA

The below playlist is dedicated to the brave African freedom fighters in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia, Côte d’Ivoire, and all other African countries where the message of freedom cannot remain suppressed any longer. I never thought it was possible, but I … Continue reading

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