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Towards an Africa-centered and pan-African theory of Communication: Ubuntu and the oral-aesthetic perspective

rcsa20-v038-i02-coverABSTRACT ~ This article supports scholarly findings that Bantu traditions are among the strongest civilizing forces in the United States. Positing pop music as a paradigm of proof, the author argues for a cultural decolonization and corrective understanding of this expression as a manifestation of Africa’s oral traditions and the global agency of the continent’s cultural custodians. (more…)

UBUNTU: “Two Birds” ~ by Michael Jackson

“Two Birds” ~ Michael Jackson

from

Michael Jackson, Dancing the Dream ~ Poems and Reflections (NY: Doubleday, 1992) (more…)

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