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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Live At Artisphere

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars hit the DMV area this Friday May 2 at Artisphere.


Fresh off the release of their fourth studio album Libation, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars are set to touch down at Artisphere in Arlington, VA this Friday May 2 alongside DC-based afropop outfit Elikeh. The Refugee All-Stars will be bringing their heartwarming blend of highlife, reggae and subtle Afro-Latin rhythms to the greater Washington, DC area as a stop in their expansive North American & European tour. Grab a free download of Libation single “Gbaenyama” and don't miss out on this one DMV! All info on the show below.

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Zandile Ndhlovu is currently the only licenced Black South African woman free diver instructor. However, that title is not enough. The Johannesburg-based diver has taken to Cape Town's shores to change the lives of Black youth who otherwise would not have the opportunity to dive. Ndhlovu's Black Mermaid Foundation project has recently been spotlighted in the news for its initiative that calls for the ocean diving community to be more inclusive.

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