Monthly Archives: September 2013

Household God

Have you heard of the orisha Elegba?¬†Chances are you know someone who has, for he is one of the most popular avatars in the African diaspora today. Perhaps you have glimpsed him while walking through a doorway, by the threshold, … Continue reading

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Voodoo Tropes: Bizarre Hollywood Religion

Call me hopelessly naive, but wouldn’t you¬†jump to see a blockbuster film starring Bela Legosi and John Carradine called VOODOO MAN? I mean, how bad could it be? Maybe we might learn something about Africana religions. Or maybe we can … Continue reading

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