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Entrepreneurship 101: Fueling a Modern African Creative Economy — FINDING BEAUTY BETWEEN WORLDS

The people of the African Diaspora can be found in any part of the world. With creativity, we have the advantage to use innovation and create better realities for ourselves, society and in turn future generations. In Africa, millennials were … Continue reading

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love / hate — andrewisandrés

Some how, some way I survived my third Carnaval. When I first arrived in Colombia back in January 2017, I had a mere month to adjust to my new home, number my mosquito bites 1 – 53, and try my … Continue reading

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Entierro de la Sardina — womanonajourney

This was my favourite part of Carnaval here. Traditionally, it takes place around Ash Wednesday, and is related to the start of fasting for Lent. Here in La Gomera, the festivities for the burial of the sardine happened last Friday. … Continue reading

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Carnival in Italy? Tuscan Viareggio. — Toscana Mia

Carnival in Italy is such a significant time in the year, and we have so many things to say about it, and today we talk about the Carnival of Viareggio. via Carnival in Italy? Tuscan Viareggio. — Toscana Mia

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UMIST is a unique piece of Manchester’s heritage – It should be saved — VITRUVIAN MCR

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 in Brazil: Women Rise Up! — Global Justice Ecology Project

On March 8, women all over Brazil honor Marielle Franco and attack Bolsonaro Thousands of demonstrators took to the street in all states 50,000 gathered in São Paulo Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets this Friday, March 8th, to … Continue reading

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Triggered by Carnaval Protests, Bolsonaro Commits an Impeachable Offense By Brian Mier — The New Dark Age

After 5 days of ridicule at the hands of Carnaval goers, right wing extremist President makes homophobic rant and tweets porn video to 3 million followers, including thousands of children. via Triggered by Carnaval Protests, Bolsonaro Commits an Impeachable Offense By … Continue reading

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It’s Carnaval in Brazil—What ‘Marielle Presente’ Means for Women of Color Across the Globe — Radio Free

March 14 will mark the first anniversary of Brazilian politician Marielle Franco’s assassination—but on Sunday, the second day of São Paulo Carnaval, her legacy as a powerful and empowering black, gay, single mother was celebrated without apology. For women of … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebrations kick off — Corporate Dispatch

Deutsche Welle (DW) reports that Brazil’s world-famous Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival celebrations officially began on Friday. This year’s celebration is of particular interest as it is the first festival since Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office. In this year’s … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Salford — The Inkwell

Salford, 2nd March 2019   Winter wasn’t kind to our friend round the back Who was anchored to the rocks by its roots The evergreens kept a watchful eye As it sat there dormant in the wind rain and snow … Continue reading

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