Monthly Archives: October 2012

Zombies: Yes, they’re fun pop fodder, but their history is steeped in slavery

See on Scoop.it – Hoodoo New Orleans Voodoo Obeah Bokor ESSAY – The zombie, which derives directly from the Haitian Voodoo tradition that was born of slavery, represented what could happen to a slave if he or she committed suicide … Continue reading

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The New Orleans Agenda

See on Scoop.it – Congo Square Preservation Society Your Alternative Newsletter News, Arts, Culture & Entertainment   Wednesday, October 31, 2012                      For Immediate Release Kermit Ruffin, Michael Ward, and Rebirth Brass Band to Headline Lake Area High School Marching Band … Continue reading

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Sistrum

See on Scoop.it – The Divine Prince Hoodoo Obeah Bokor Wikipedia article about Sistrum…Sistrum A sekhem style sistrum. A sistrum (plural: sistrums, sistra[1]) is a musical instrument of the percussion family, chiefly associated with ancient Iraq and Egypt. It consists … Continue reading

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allAfrica.com: Resources » Alarming Sex Slavery Reports from Uganda

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allAfrica.com: InFocus » IMF Shifts Stance on Zimbabwe

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allAfrica.com: InFocus » Rwandan Opposition Leader Ingabire Convicted of Treason

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allAfrica.com: InFocus » Scores Die from Unknown Fever in Sudan

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