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Have you seen It Takes A Nation To Raise A Champion?

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Kuala Lumpur 2017, the brand name of the 29th SEA Games and 9th ASEAN Para Games that will be held in the Malaysian capitol, has recently released a string of promotional videos on its official YouTube channel. The latest are Bahasa Malaysia and English music videos of the KL2017 official theme song, Bersama Kita Lahirkan […] Music –

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US African-American art exhibition Soul of a Nation opens at Tate Modern

The art world’s response to the birth of Black Power is being highlighted at a major new exhibition at the Tate Modern. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power explores what it meant to be black – and to be a black artist – in the USA from 1963 to 1983 as cultural identity was shifting and reforming. Some of the pieces on show at the London gallery take direct inspiration from some of the key black figures of the day, as in Andy Warhol’s Muhammad…

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New Exhibition Asks “What Kind of Nation Do We Want to Be?”

At a grand opening celebration Wednesday, June 28, the National Museum of American History unveiled another portion of its ongoing west wing restoration efforts. With the promise of new artifacts, hands-on activities, performances from the U.S. Marine Corps Jazz Trio, a 9-foot LEGO-built Statue of Liberty, plus many free Statue of Liberty hats, hundreds of summer visitors arrived to take their first peek. A ribbon was stretched across a long gallery before the 12-ton Horatio Greenough sculpture of George Washington. Curators, staff and the Smithsonian’s Secretary David Skorton, all with scissors in hands, stood in formation…

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