DC: Afrocuba, DMV Area's Monthly Party Begins This Friday (5/13)

Every second Friday of the month, DJ Asho presents AFROCUBA, playing the best of salsa, son, timba, rumba y yoruba. This amazing event is in an all new location, Liv Nightclub, not to mention that it is free! Check out the dates for the summer after the jump, and the flyer above for more details.

Spring/Summer Dates

Friday May 13th, 2011.

Friday Jun 10th, 2011.

Friday July 8th, 2011.

Friday Aug 12th, 2011.



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Six Things History Will Remember Kenneth Kaunda For

News of Kenneth David Kaunda's passing, at age 97, has reverberated across the globe. Kaunda, affectionately known as KK, was Zambia's first President from 1964 to 1991.

Following Nelson Mandela's passing in December 2013, Kenneth Kaunda became Africa's last standing hero. Now with his passing on Thursday, June 17 — after being admitted to the Maina Soko Military Hospital in Lusaka earlier in the week — this signals the end of Africa's liberation history chapter.

It is tempting to make saints out of the departed. The former Zambian struggle hero did many great things. He was, after all, one of the giants of the continent's struggle against colonialism. Ultimately however, he was a human being. And as with all humans, he lived a complicated and colourful life.

Here are six facts you might not have known about him.

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