African / Caribbean News Roundup 20/09/2011

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Haiti – Literature : Two Haitian books awarded to the «6th AfroCaribbean Arts 
Haitilibre.com
Monday evening, on the occasion the 6th Afro-Caribbean Arts Awards, which reward the overseas artistic productions and from the French-speaking Africa, Frédéric Mitterrand, French Minister of Culture has proceeded to the presentation of awards. 
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Danny Glover – Danny Glover Honoured At French Arts Ceremony
Contactmusic.com
Lethal Weapon star Danny Glover picked up the top honour at the 2011 Afro-Caribbean Arts Awards on Monday (12Sep11). The actor was handed the Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his career accomplishments and activist work for minority rights 
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Contactmusic.com

Hundreds gather to honour Jimmy
Stoke & Staffordshire
HUNDREDS of people gathered to celebrate the life of one of the most well-known and respected figures in Stoke-on-Trent’s AfroCaribbean community. Egbert Green, known as Jimmy, moved to England from Jamaica in 1959 to start a new life when he was 30 
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Mark Duggan funeral: Criminals ain’t what they used to be
Daily Mail
Although most of the mourners were from an Afro-Caribbean background, this was a very British occasion, in the finest gangster tradition. The facts surrounding the shooting of Duggan by police, which sparked the recent riots, are still being See all stories on this topic »

Daily Mail

Brooklyn Museum Target First Saturdays Celebrates The Latino List Exhibit
Broadway World
Highlights Include: 5:30-6:30 pm Dance: The ABAKUÁ Afro-Latin Dance Company blends elements of mambo, funk, and Afro-Caribbean dance. Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 4:30 pm 6-8 pm Music: Jerry Hernandez y La Orquesta Dee Jay host a 
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Carnival in Cambridge
Harvard Crimson
By Danielle L Lussi, CRIMSON STAFF WRITER A brilliant costume parade and pulsing Afro-Caribbean rhythms are the hallmarks of the Cambridge Carnival, which took place on Saturday, Sept. 10. Since its beginnings as a small street fair, the event has 
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Black Cultural Center events highlight Afro-Latin heritage
Purdue Exponent
By KATELYN ROBERTS The Black Cultural Center will start its season of Afro-Latin Diaspora today with an interactive performance featuring bomba and plena. Jorge Arce is a Puerto Rican who has shared the culture and history of the Caribbean through a 
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Sergent Garcia finds cumbia much to his liking
Chicago Sun-Times
Joe Arroyo was a huge talent of Colombia; he helped to introduce Afro-Caribbean music to the world. His death is a huge loss.” The son of a Basque father and French mother, Garcia now lives in Valencia, Spain, part of the Catalonia region, 
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Carbon Pathways, Areytos Performance Works announces debut
Dominican Today
The performance explores the convergence of Gagá and Guloya, two distinct African-Caribbean traditions in the Dominican Republic, and their resonance in popular music and dance, most notably merengue. Batey y Macorix was developed at the crossroads of 
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