Archive for August, 2009

Monday 24 August, 2009

Africa HuNa–Black Political and Social Networking Site, Entirely in Spanish!

Africa HuNa is a political and social networking site, which was created in Spain. The network has grown to include people interested in issues affecting Africans and people of African descent throughout the world, who prefer to communicate in Spanish. The title, Africa HuNa, has a couple puns. HuNa represents Hu-Humanidad and Na-Naturaleza; the unification […]


Friday 21 August, 2009

This is a MOVEMENT: Alicia Anabel Santos on Afro-Latinos, The Untaught Story

The documentary film series Afro-Latinos, The Untaught Story, developed by the independent production company, Creador Pictures, brings to light the history, culture and contemporary challenges facing blacks in Central and South America, as well as the Caribbean.   Clearly, the team recognized that such an ambitious and important project could only be complimented by an incredible website. […]


Thursday 13 August, 2009

Flamenco and African Rhythms, Jazz, Rock and Gospel: For Astrid Jones it’s all in the mix

I came across the photo above while playing around on MySpace. When I visited her page and put a voice to the face, I knew I had to contact her. Initially, I just wanted to say hello and that I liked her songs. However, I also wanted to share it with others who I knew […]


Monday 10 August, 2009

Lucía Asué, Living Unchained in Madrid…

Live Unchained brought me to the best part of Madrid, the terrace of Lucía Asué Mbomio Rubio. A place where I had a wonderful welcome party, great conversations and filmed the video you see above. One day, many months ago, I decided to promote Live Unchained via facebook and came across a page posted in […]


Sunday 02 August, 2009

Calling All Journalists…Creative Opportunity!

Hello journalists, newsies and information lovers! Enter the International Center for Journalists’ (ICFJ) competition to win a Flip Cam and share your opinion with the committee and followers of ICFJ. Submit a video in any language (if not in English, you’ll need subtitles) that shows why you think quality journalism matters. You have creative license […]