Mambo: The "Forgotten" Black Music
Not long ago, in the 1950s, a generation of Washingtonians and other African–Americans made a ritual of dancing at mambo clubs like the Casbah on U Street.
We look forward to 2020, with our advertisers, readers, funders, associates in The Gambia, and most happy that you are coming with us into the new year!
She the People: The Resistance Continues!, Eureka Day, and The Other Cinderella are plays that are closing in DC and Chicago. New exhibits have opened including We Return Fighting: The African American Experience in World War I and Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words in DC. There is also the HBCU Town Hall Meeting in Baltimore to the Contemporary African Artists exhibit near San Francisco.
The emergence of another African woman winning the crown in a majority–White beauty contest was the number one post on our Facebook page. This time the winner Clémence Botino, will represent France in the Miss Universe 2020 pageant. Rosa Parks, whose exhibit news was number one among the last issue’s articles, would standing proud.