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The Afropolitan Today — Web/Tech

Let's Rock and Blogroll! Caribbean Style

Posted by Beverly Lwenya on

Ok, here is the second edition of Let's Rock and Blogroll! This time I'm gonna focus on the Caribbean. Definitely need to do more posts around West Indian/Caribbean culture so here's what I've got: Barbados Free Press [Barbados] blog that's doing great work to keep the media free and open in Barbados that is "designed from the start to be an Open Intelligence Database: a valuable tool for anyone who needs an insider’s knowledge of Barbados, the people and the invisible networks that often impact life, politics and investments here on the island. As the months and years pass, Barbados...

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Let's Rock and Blogroll! (ok that's a cheesy title, I know)

Posted by Beverly Lwenya on

On embarking on this Afropolitan journey, I have entered into the incredibly enriching, educational and change-inspiring world of the black blogosphere. There are perhaps thousands of black bloggers out there who write about issues that concern them and the community. So I want to start a spotlight feature on the new ones I add. Here are some to start: Kenya Imagine [Kenya/US]: This is more so a website, than a blog, but it has superb articles especially on the Kenya Elections and the Post-Election Crisis, that I would say is unrivaled by other blogs   [US] Sphere Magazine a sleek, ...

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Complex Math Found in African Architecture, Design

Posted by Beverly Lwenya on

Mathemetician Ron Eglash traveled to Africa to do research on fractals. What he found was amazing, but not surprising to those of us who appreciate the ingenuity and creativeness in Africa. Please listen to this talk and be prepared to be inspired!

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