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Video: Where are the African Gods?

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“Where are the African Gods to save us from this misery and shame?”

Lyricist Abbey Lincoln and director Rodney Passé create a meditative portrait of black masculinity through images of fathers and sons.  “Abbey Lincoln’s poem is a chilling reminder of black society’s struggle with self-image,” explains Passé.

Running time: 3:54

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