Freelance journalist (BBC, RFI, magazines), writer (first book on Massive Attack and Bristol), I work with Raoul Peck on his film projects. Born in Paris, I have been based in Prague, Miami, London, Nairobi (covering Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia) and Bristol, UK. Travelled to Italy, Haiti, Tunisia, Liberia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Niger, Turkey, Iraq... Passions: Africa, Europe, literature, music, arts. This blog is to share thoughts and cultural discoveries from around the world.
Algiers present their new video for 'Cleveland'
Who could imagine, from my generation, who read American history inside out, that we would get here today? Powerful voice of truth:
Algiers - 'Cleveland' (Official Video)
Published on 12 Jul 2017
Directed by Marisa Gesualdi & Franklin James Fisher Edited by Sam Campbell
"A recurring theme in our music is the idea of injustice and the bitter understanding that obtaining justice in this world is all but impossible--particularly for black and brown people.”