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NYC: Vernon Reid's 'Artificial Afrika'

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You do not want to miss Grammy Award-winning musician Vernon Reid's multi-media performance that merges music, hip hop, film, and visual art to tell the story of "Artificial Afrika: A Tale of Lost Cities." From Feb 10-25 at Dixon Place on the Lower East Side in NYC Vernon will explore the pop culture mythologies that have created an artificial Africa in the minds of many. Vernon's project unpacks the symbolic meaning of powerful representations like Tarzan and Joseph Conrad's "Heart of Darkness." Watch the promo video above and buy tickets here.

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Malawians are casting their votes today after the Constitutional Court annulled the results of the May, 2019 elections due to rigging, Aljazeera reports. Judges made the ruling based on evidence presented to them which included tally sheets which had been tampered with using correctional fluid. Malawi is the second African country after Kenya to ever annul a presidential election over irregularities.
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