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Sorry for the lengthiness, but I had quite a bit to get off my chest here. #racism   #blacklivesmatter   #conservativelivesmattertoo  
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Gonna let this loop all night as I sleep and hope that Ella takes away some of this stress I don't need right now.
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I'm starting to dabble in #ecomusicology . #nyahbinghi   #reggae   #vibration   #RastafarI  
I have been corresponding with Andrew Mark at York University, Canada, about a panel for the Ecomusicologies conference in Asheville, NC, in October. After reading my suggestion about "vibration as being in the environment," ...
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#rastafari  
I'll be defending my masters capstone (thesis) at the end of the year, after several months of fieldwork and writing, with my wedding somewhere in the middle of the two. My research will be taking me deeper into the Rasta com...
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First blog post for a course I'm taking on #identity  
Photo by Mark Patterson I just started taking a course (my final course in the MACS program) on the concept of identity. Between this course and some occasional thoughts that arise from my fieldwork for my thesis, benthrop...
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E.A.B.I.C RAS TAFARI BLACK AFRICA CULTURE CUT AND CLEAR
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[The Rastafari] have a slogan that says, "WORD, SOUND and POWER," a trinity. To them the word is both sound and power. It is sound not only because its effect is aural but also because it is capable of quality, capable of bei...
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When my band used to have a weekly gig on Wednesday nights, I would often be approached by regularly attending fans in between sets who would say things like, "Reggae night is my church, man." One of the more fulfilling thing...
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A fun assignment for my #identity  class.
For this week's assignment in my class, CSP 653: "Topics and Issues in Cultural Sustainability: Identity," we were asked to reflect on Kenneth J. Gergen's 1991 text, The Saturated Self, and to respond to the prompt, "Describe...
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Hoping to start a discussion on #intersex  and gender assignment
A couple of months ago, I saw this article about Germany's "third gender" option for birth certificates, and I bookmarked it so I could jot down some thoughts, but I've been busy with school, work, life, and whatever else it ...
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Musician, Scholar, Aspiring Nice Guy

Bassist in Steppin' Razor (steppin-razor.com)

Follow my blog at benthropology.com

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I've shared stages with Jimmy Cliff, Toots & the Maytals, Barrington Levy, Luciano, Beres Hammond, and John Brown's Body. And I once hung out on George Clinton's tour bus (he wasn't there, but some of the band was)
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