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Remembering Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley: 10 quotes
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Arts, Culture and Sport Remembering Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley: 10 quotes

Today we remember the legendary Jamaican reggae singer Robert “Bob” Nesta Marley who passed away on 11 May 1981 (aged 36). A fervent and unapologetic Pan-Africanist, Marley strongly believed in African unity and his beliefs on Pan-Africanism were rooted in his Rastafari religious beliefs. We celebrate his legacy and look at some of his well-known, inspirational quotes, and excerpts from his music.

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Arts, Culture and Sport The living’s mission to save the ancestors

It is about 30 years since Mark Dery coined the term ‘Afro futurism’, a loose literary and cultural movement that connects science fiction, fantasy, history, science and the destiny of Afro-Americans and Africans. Percy Zvomuya has just finished reading Octavia Butler’s novel Kindred and wonders if there is something that Afro-American science fiction shares with Shona spirituality.