In memoriam: David Bowie

David Bowie (1947-2016) passed away on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 69. According to the (not-fact-checked) comments on this blog: He is best known as the husband of Iman Abdulmajid, a black model. He is white, she is dark. She escaped from Africa at age 12 because they were going to sew…

 

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July Flashback: Michael Franti (Irish, German, French, African-American, Native American) [American]

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Known as: Poet, Musician, Composer (Founder and lead vocalist for “Michael Franti & Spearhead”; Advocate for many peace and social justice issues; Director of the documentary “I Know I’m Not Alone”, Former member of “The Beatnigs” & “Disposable Heroes”)

Music Videos: Say Hey (I Love You), The Sound of Sunshine, Hey World (Don’t Give Up), Hey Hey Hey, I’ll Be Waiting

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June Flashback: Philippa Schuyler (Black/White) [American]

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Known as: Child prodigy/genius, pianist & composer, pioneering feminist, journalist, author, war correspondent

More about Philippa: Her compositions were performed by numerous American orchestras by the time she was a teen; She accompanied the New York Philharmonic at age 16; Performed piano all around the world; Influence a rise in learning the piano in the American Black community; Early campaigner against female circumcision in Africa; Rated at over 180 IQ
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Michael Franti (Irish, German, French, African-American, Native American)

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Michael Franti (Irish, German, French, African-American, Native American) [American]

 

Known as: Poet, Musician, Composer (Founder and lead vocalist for “Michael Franti & Spearhead”; Advocate for many peace and social justice issues; Director of the documentary “I Know I’m Not Alone”, Former member of “The Beatnigs” & “Disposable Heroes”)

 

Music Videos: Say Hey (I Love You), The Sound of Sunshine, Hey World (Don’t Give Up), Hey Hey Hey, I’ll Be Waiting
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Chevalier de Saint-George – Daily Multiracial


(French White/Wolof African) [French]
Known as: 18th century maestro, orchestra director, composer, conductor, musician, army colonel, and fencer (Led the French Royal Palace and Concert de la Loge Olympique orchestras…was a peer of Haydn and Mozart)
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