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This Day for Africa – The Negro Baseball League founded

Still craving a means to play, Black players formed their own teams and barnstormed across the country to find competition. It was in this environment that Rube Foster made a name for himself as a player and then a manager. A dominant pitcher, he won 44 games in a row for the Philadelphia Cuban X-Giants in 1902 and began a legendary career that inspired fans to call him the “Black Christy Mathewson.”

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“Bell’s Palsy” forced me temporarily out of stage – Nollywood Chidi Mokeme

“For an actor, if you come back with something that affects your face, you can imagine what it might look like at that time; I wanted to come for the premiere for the 76 at the time, but the attention was more focused on the face at the time than the premier, and it was not something I could work with. I decided to take time off to go sort out the problem,” he said.

This Day for Africa- Bob Marley inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Marley also developed an interest in the Rastafarian movement, which deeply influenced his music. It also played a big role in his death. After cancerous cells were discovered in his toe in 1977, doctors recommended amputation. But because of his religious beliefs, which prohibited it, Marley refused. He lived for several more years before it spread and took his life on May 11, 1981.

This Day for Africa – The Jeffersons premiered on national television

The Jeffersons also featured Marla Gibbs in the role of wise-cracking housekeeper, Florence Johnston. Roxie Roker, who played Helen Willis whose interracial marriage was one of the first on TV. Roker, the mother of musician Lenny Kravitz, was married to white man in real life – Lenny’s father, TV producer Sy Kravitz.

8th Ed AFRIMA ends; Ivorian rapper Didi B wins “Best Song,’ Burna Boy picks ‘Best Act in Africa,’ Wizkid ‘Best Act in West Africa

This was the eighth edition of AFRIMA and the first to be held in a French-speaking country. Nigeria has hosted most of the events, including the last one in Lagos in 2021, where the Malian singer Ibrahim Mahamadou Fily Sissoko, known as Iba One, won in the best album category. This year, Iba One was recognised as the best songwriter.

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