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BELAFONTE’S MUSICAL LEGACY

See this story at CaribbeanLifeNews.com. By Alexandra Simon Renowned activist and calypso legend Harry Belafonte will be celebrated with a birthday concert at Aaron Davis Hall on March 1. On what will be his 92nd birthday, members of the Belafonte Alumni Group — a collective of performers that toured with the entertainer in his heyday…

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National Black Theatre celebrates 50 years of arts

See this story at CaribbeanLifeNews.com. By Alexandra Simon It’s a milestone year. The National Black Theatre is going to continue celebrating its 50th anniversary from now until mid-fall. The premier Harlem-based arts organization was founded half a century ago by artist and writer Dr. Barbara Ann Teer on Oct. 24, 1968 — creating a space…

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New app hopes to facilitate sou sous

See this story at CaribbeanLifeNews.com. By Alexandra Simon It’s money pooling the modern way. A new app is going to make the traditional way of pooling money, commonly known as sou sou, easier. Haitian-American economist, Sophonie Saint Felix, is launching a digital version of the centuries-old rotating money loan method with Community Banking (COBA). Sou…

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