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José Bedia, Júbilo de Aponte, 2017, mixed media on mixed papers Courtesy of the artist

These Artists Re-Imagined The Artwork of an Afro-Cuban Revolutionary

'Visionary Aponte: Art and Black Freedom' is a new exhibition bringing a lost book of paintings to life.

To date, the court testimony of José Antonio Aponte, a free black man thought to be of Yoruba origin and eponym of the doomed 1812 anti-slavery rebellion in Cuba that bears his name, is the only evidence of an unusual historical artifact, a so-called libro de pinturas or "book of paintings," found hidden in his home by colonial authorities.

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Ibeyi Announce New Album and Share the Video for 'Deathless'

Ibeyi announce their upcoming album "Ash," and share their new music video for their single "Deathless," featuring Kamasi Washington.

French-Cuban duo, Ibeyi, return in a major way with the announcement of their upcoming  sophomore album, Ash, and a new music video for their Kamasi Washington-assisted single, "Deathless."

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We Secretly Hope Beyoncé Considered These African Names for Her Twins

There's a lot of significance behind the naming of twins in various African cultures, here are some we think Beyoncé should consider.

DIASPORA—The twins have arrived.

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