Afropop Specials

Series produced by Afropop Worldwide

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Special episodes from Peabody Award-winning weekly program Afropop Worldwide, focusing on music from Africa and the African diaspora.

Afropop Worldwide is a Peabody Award-winning hour-long weekly program distributed by PRX. Hosted by the iconic Cameroonian broadcaster Georges Collinet, Afropop focuses on music from Africa and the African diaspora, including the Caribbean and North and South America, and uses music as an entry point to the lives, cultures and issues of those who make and enjoy it.


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Caption: Portrait of a young black woman, seated, holding nine string banjo , Credit: Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
We trace the history of this most American of instruments from its ancestors in West Africa through the Caribbean and American South and into the p...

Bought by KUCB, KOSU, WSLR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KWMR and more


  • Added: Feb 17, 2021
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14