Today we were reminded of one of the greatest crimes of the British Empire- the massacre of thousands of innocents and the looting of the city of Benin in 1897
We went to see the magnificent pieces of Bronzework and carvings from the golden age of Benin civilisations exhibited in the Horniman Museum in South London.
This is a marvellous display if you can forget the blood dripping from them.
These cultural artefacts were stolen by the British, the great rogue state of the nineteenth
The Saturday before Memorial Day, is the kick off for Dance Africa, when Baba Chuck Davis, founder of the African American Dance Ensemble, and his troupe land in Brooklyn to regale us with his latest gathering of talent from Africa and her Diaspora. And this week end was absolutely spectacular.
Davis who stands tall at 6’5” presided over the event from the sidelines, while locally based community groups presented their youth, attired in African regalia, dancing their hear
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