Certainly, in the beginning, there were bodies yearning for expansiveness, and an understanding of how people, sound, and space converge to birth creative expressions. These elements remained as Carnival evolved, and Yoruba people living under colonialism imbued Carnival with a sense of resistance, freedom, and spirited beauty. The Yoruba have…


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Boston Ujima Project

THE BOSTON UJIMA PROJECT is organizing neighbors, workers, business owners and investors to create a new community controlled economy in Boston.

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