Another idea is to trace the story of an individual, as Sussman did with a team of humanities scholars at Duke University. Using ship logbooks that document the approximate locations where Africans were cast into the Atlantic, the Duke project followed one person, identified on the slave ship The Good Hope only as “small boy”. On 11 May 1757, at 3am, in hazy visibility but with a fresh breeze blowing (the logs callously note the weather alongside the number of deaths from the day before), this boy is recorded as having died of “flux”, an ambiguous medical condition that may have been dysentery. … [Read more...] about Drexciya: how Afrofuturism is inspiring a memorial to slavery at sea
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Sold: Michael has also used his cricket earnings to build himself a property portfolio, among them was a home in Lake Macquarie's Morisset Park. He sold a lavish investment property north of Sydney for a cool $1.5million, a week after announcing his split from Kyly … [Read more...] about From David Warner’s $7.9M five-level beachside home to Steve Smith’s $6.6M waterfront mansion and Michael Clarke’s $8M bachelor pad: Take a look at the property portfolios of some of Cricket’s biggest stars
It's an irony of fate that Warnig's most important project was endangered when the Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was brought to Germany for treatment. In August 2020, Navalny survived a near-fatal poisoning on Russian soil with the nerve agent Novichok. Calls for the Nord Stream 2 project, already under US sanctions, to be frozen or stopped altogethergrew increasingly loud. In view of the fact that Germany and Russia plan to continue with the controversial project despite this resistance, Warnig could be said to have successfully fulfilled his role as a lobbyist for Russia in Germany. … [Read more...] about Who is Matthias Warnig, Putin’s friend from the former East Germany?