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Makeba

Miriam. born 1932, South African singer and political activist; banned from South Africa from 1960 to 1990
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Nevertheless, it was in this "Year of Africa" when struggles against white supremacy took on an increasingly global cast that Come Back, Africa circulated internationally and that Makeba moved to New York City and entered the US entertainment industry.
With 13 years of real estate experience, Makeba Lloyd has established herself as the go-to broker for Harlem and upper Manhattan.
With: Miriam Makeba, Zenzi Monique Lee, Nelson Lumumba Lee, Hugh Masekela, Angelique Kidjo, Abigail Kubeka, Dorothy Masuku, Joe Mogotsi, Leopoldo Fleming, William "Bill" Salter, Kathleen Neal Cleaver, Lorraine Gordon.
In 1966, Makeba received the Grammy Award for Best Folk Recording for An Evening With Belafonte/Makeba, which told of life for black people under Apartheid.
Ms Makeba had a heart attack after a concert in southern Italy on Sunday.
Influenced by the work of Miriam Makeba, Aretha Franklin, Jimi Hendrix and James Brown, as well as Togo's best-known singer, Bella Bellow, Angelique had become one of the most popular live acts in France by the end of the 80s.
In the late 1950s, Miriam Makeba and Hugh Masekala became the first African artists to find success in the West.
AWELE MAKEBA of San Francisco will present her free one-woman play "Rage Is Not a 1-Day Thing" at 7 p.m.
Likewise, The Black Experience teems with casual anecdotes of encounters with lions of black history: Du Bois, Nkrumah, Wright, Mandela, and Miriam Makeba all make appearances.
Actress Patsy Kensit (above left) 31; astronomer Patrick Moore (above right) 76; singer Miriam Makeba, 67; rock musician Chris Rea, 48; writer Alan Sillitoe, 71; composer-singer Peter Skellern, 52; and pop singer Shakin' Stevens, 51.