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20/ Shout-out to @Coldcut & #Keleketla for this dope London-Lagos-Joburg-LA-West Papua collab. @shabakah
the late, gr8 #TonyAllen @YugenBlakrok @Antibalas

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21/ Also, y'all should really hear @MulatuAstatke1 & @bjxtweets collab, #ToKnowWithoutKnowing. Heavy #ethiojazz grooves

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1/6 This scene from #LadyandtheTramp inspired 2 stanzas from my #poem "#Sightseeing" (excerpted here), which I discussed w @SsesangaDennis during the lastest #PoetsandMuses episode (soundcloud.com/poetsandmuses/…).
While researching 4 the @Disney image, I learned abt #WillieIto,
2/6 a survivor of the #internmentofJapaneseAmericans during #WWII, who drew this #iconicspaghettikissingscene (abc7.com/entertainment/…).
While the film contains its own issues in its #negativeportrayalsofimmigrants "Willie said he always felt safe here with his fellow artists -
3/6 never hiding who he was or where he came from." & that he felt free & comforted 2 talk abt his #internmentcampexperience w his @Disney colleagues.
While both #LadyandtheTramp & my #poem "#Sightseeing" draw attention 2 #economicandsocialinequities (film.avclub.com/lady-and-the-t…) in
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