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www.johnypitts.com now live!

This won’t be the most riveting post you’ll read today, so we’ll keep it brief… Most of my articles can now be found on http://www.afropean.com, but I am looking at integrating this blog into my new personal website http://www.johnypitts.com, as a way of showing all the articles I personally write (rather than the articles I […]

www.afropean.com: A new Afro European Culture Magazine!

Afropean.com: A New Afro-European Resource The Afropean is a new online multimedia, multidisciplinary journal exploring the social, cultural and aesthetic interplay of black and European cultures, and the synergy of styles and ideas brought about because of this union. After winning an ENAR Award for a contribution toward a racism-free Europe with our Afropean Culture […]

Fela & The Only Black Man in Bosaro…

I met Tony in a small Italian town 60KM South West of Venice. He described himself, with a wry smile, as ‘The only black man in the village’. He was full of stories… One was about being the European tour manager for Fela Kuti in the 70’s.  I didn’t know whether to believe him until […]