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Friday Nite Videos | January 17, 2020

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Parnas Implicates Trump & Co. in Ukraine Crimes, and He Has Receipts. Sam Cooke | A Change Is Gonna Come. Why Australia's Fires Are Linked to Floods in Africa. Just Mercy | Movie. Debunking Anti-Vaxxers.

2019: A Year of Flipping Scripts and Changing Narratives in Africa

Amanda Lichtenstein and Nwachukwu Egbunike Global Voices
Omoleye Sowore, Nigerian journalist and human rights activist. Africa 2019: a year of revolutions, internet shutdowns, massive tree planting; a year of migration, feminist uprisings, and jailed journalists; of cyclones, climate change, and opposition rising, a year of cultural icons dying, illness, and cures.

How Cuban Art Fed Africa's Liberation Struggles

BBC News BBC
An exhibition of Cuban propaganda posters and magazines in London shows the support Fidel Castro gave to African liberation movements during the Cold War. The works were produced by 33 designers, many of them women.
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