According to BBC, the recordings include performances of "No Woman No Cry," "Jammin'," and "Exodus."
Earlier this month, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against a company that refused to hire a woman because she wouldn’t cut off her locs. The EEOC claimed that banning dreadlocks was a form of racial discrimination because “prohibition in the workplace constitutes race discrimination […]
Black Music Month originated in 1979. President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the month of June as Black Music Month to celebrate the wonderful music, the achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
Naturally, many people are accusing the app of promoting blackface, while also pointing out that linking Bob to merely marijuana essentially ignores the wider reach of his legacy. Users took to Twitter to voice their frustrations.
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The movie theatre experience is just one more aspect of our lives that we can expect to be overtaken by social media. The Documentary based on Bob Marley’s life will hit theaters on April 20th. However, what makes this showing different is that it will simultaneously stream on Facebook for a $6.99 rental fee. This is the first time that a […]
Rare concert footage and master recordings of reggae legend Bob Marley were destroyed in a fire in a studio in Aburi, Ghana.