In Need One’s Bolibana (the neighborhood and the track), hip-hop thrives. “This is our reality,” they tell me. “This is Malian rap. . . . This is Bolibana.” The soundscape of backbeats, samples, record scratches, and verbal art couples with the gendered and generational cultural style of Afro-diasporic youth culture. In an excerpt from Medicine and Nation Building in the Americas, 1890–1940 (Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2015), author José Amador discusses the transmission of new medical knowledge from Puerto Rico to the United States as it circulated from US military doctors through local physicians to hookworm patients. Amador argues that this flow represents two significant public ... Originary from California, Medina Dugger went to study photography at the Speos Photographic Institute in Paris. Since her arrival in Lagos, where she decided to settle down, she co-curated Lagos Photo Festival and was also a curator of the African Artists' Foundation for four years before focusing exclusively on her craft.The artist has been featured in renowned publications such as Vogue ... African literature, literary works of the African continent. African literature consists of a body of work in different languages and various genres, ranging from oral literature to literature written in colonial languages (French, Portuguese, and English). This story originally appeared in Tulane Today and SF Gate entitled Haiti Celebrates Major Progress Against Malaria on World Malaria Day on April 25, 2019.. A recent news item from SF Gate highlighted the role of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in supporting Haitian health workers committed to accelerating efforts to eliminate malaria in Haiti. Afro-diasporic creation is the vehicle that will allow us to escape from the crisis of the idea of the image opened up by modern art. As we enter the 21st century, the Hegelian mythology—and its multiple actualisations—manifestly no longer holds. This mythology is now firmly unravelling. Something else is going on. Afro-diasporic creation is the vehicle that will allow us to escape from the crisis of the idea of the image opened up by modern art. As we enter the 21st century, the Hegelian mythology—and its multiple actualizations—manifestly no longer holds. This mythology is now firmly unravelling. Something else is going on. Re Hoodoo and Canada–there is a fellow who calls himself Utu Witchdoctor who works in the Afro diasporic traditions in Canada. He lives an Ontario town that was a final stop on the Underground Railroad and has written a book _Conjuring Harriet “Mama Moses” Tubman and the Spirits of the Underground Railroad_. It is published by Weiser. Essay. From the seventeenth century on, slaves became the focus of trade between Europe and Africa. Europe’s conquest and colonization of North and South America and the Caribbean islands from the fifteenth century onward created an insatiable demand for African laborers, who were deemed more fit to work in the tropical conditions of the New World.