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Afro Colombian Day 2020 Coming Up!

Columbian Afro Americans observe the Afro Colombian Day on May 21, 2020.

Afro Colombian Day is an annual holiday to commemorate the contribution of Afro-Colombian communities and the official abolition of slavery in 1851.

On this day Afro-Colombian community cultural and educational programs are held as well as festivals and other public events.

Many Afro Colombians…

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7 Afro-Colombian Bands From Palenque de San Basilio You Should Check Out

Kombilesa Mí are a nine-member ‘rap folkloric Palenquero’ collective. Their music combines Caribbean rhythms like cumbia, mapalé, champeta, bullerengue, son palenquero, puya, African soukous and hip-hop with lyrics delivered in the Palenquero language.

https://www.okayafrica.com/afro-latino-colombia-bands-from-palenque-san-basilio/

One thing about rap; you can enjoy the beats even if you don’t understand the language. Afterall, music is a universal language.

If you can, go Palenquero this year. In terms of rap, Colmbian Afro Americans want to step up like US Afro Americans. #BeatsByDrDre

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Civil Rights Colombian Afro Americans

Colombia Must Protect the Women Defending Its Afro American Communities – Time Magazine

Many in the black community believe the violence is a manifestation of structural racism and discrimination, aimed at driving them from the waterfront areas where they have lived for generations in stilted wooden huts, so the government and private developers can press ahead with plans to expand the port and build tourist infrastructure.

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Thank you, Time Magazine, for this timely piece. This is unfair to the Afro American people.

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Cimarrón Productions To Create First Colombian Afro American Arts Lab

Colombian Afro Americans

Cimarrón Productions is a Colombian Afro American film company established to enable the marginalized Colombian Afro American people, otherwise known as Afro Colombians tell their own stories .

The founders had noticed 2 things about the situation of Colombian Afro Americans: (Continue reading in link below)

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Civil Rights Colombian Afro Americans

Killings Of Colombian Afro American, Colombian American Indian Leaders Shock The World

Recently, there were mass demonstrations in more than 50 Colombian 50 cities and towns, and also in the United States, protesting a rise in killings of American Indian, Colombian Afro American and environmental leaders in recent years.