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LA: Fela Kuti Tribute Party with Rich Medina


"Jump N Funk," the original Fela tribute party is taking place this Saturday at The Front at The Vanguard in Los Angeles. Destroyer gets the party started and DJ Rich Medina takes it through the night. In the battle of the coasts, the west is certainly going to be the best this weekend.

The party is from 9pm to 2am, 21+ $10 BEFORE 11:30pm RSVP on Facebook. The inside scoop: if you mention to the parking attendant that you're there for the Jump N Funk Party you'll get a reduced parking price.

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'This Is One Too Many'—African Union Condemns the Murder of George Floyd

"The African Union is distressed to witness yet another unwarranted execution of another African-American male."

The African Union Commission, has condemned the police killing of George Floyd and denounced ongoing racism against Black people in the United States.

In a statement released on Friday, the chairman of the African Union (AU), Moussa Faki Mahamat, recalled the Union's "Resolution on Racial Discrimination" which was established during the AU's First assembly in 1964, which denounces racism against African-Americans in the US. "The Chairperson of the African Union Commission firmly reaffirms and reiterates the African Union's rejection of the continuing discriminatory practices against Black citizens of the United States of America," read the statement.

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#JusticeForUwa, Nigerians Demand Answers for Student Killed in Church

Nigerians are outraged by the continued gender-based violence in the country following the death of 22-year-old student Vera Omozuwa in a Benin City church.