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  • Her recent photographic portraits of masqueraders from West Africa are featured in a an exhibition at George Eastman House this summer, titled West African Masquerade: Photographs by Phyllis Galembo, on view through Sept. 28.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • I was amazed to hear the West Indian black workers call the West African black workers "monkeys".

    The wider problem of identity politics

  • This has been called the West African peasant revolution, and it introduced significant changes in the region's political economy.

    G. Africa, 1795-1917

  • If white control advances and plantations are not made and trade with the interior is not expanded, the condition of the West African will be a very wretched one, far worse than it was before the export slave-trade was suppressed.

    Travels in West Africa

  • Amnesty international calls the West African country abolitionist in practice concerning capital punishment and notes that the last known execution took place in 1981.

    News24

  • Many white observers commented that slaves danced with bent knees and elbows, which according to the historian Peter Wood, was probably an expression of the West African belief that “straightened knees, hips, and elbows”—which characterized European styles of dance—epitomized death and rigidity, “while flexed joints embodied energy and life.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • Over the years, West African spiritual leaders of the Yoruba faith had come to her for spiritual guidance.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • That's worse than some of the West African countries that have declared it an epidemic.

    DeMorning DeBonis: Feb. 25, 2011

  • The United Nations secretary-general said a suspected shipment of helicopter gunships from Belarus to Ivory Coast is a "serious violation" of an international arms embargo imposed on the West African nation, whose longtime ruler is clinging to power despite losing a presidential election.

    World Watch

  • The United Nations secretary-general said a suspected shipment of helicopter gunships from Belarus to Ivory Coast would be a "serious violation" of an international arms embargo imposed on the West African nation, whose longtime ruler is clinging to power despite losing a presidential election.

    U.N. Fears Belarus Broke Ivory Coast Embargo

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