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Haiti: Vodun Jazzoetry-Ezili Danto's Red, Black & Moonlight (Videos)

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Haiti: Vodun Jazzoetry - Ezili Dantà 's Red, Black & Moonlight (Video Reels)

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The RBM series are written and performed by Ezili DantÃ

Documenting the often tragic journey of Haitians in the US and abroad for human justice, the monologues cover Vodun cosmology, Haitian history, culture and US humanitarian imperialism in Haiti. It's a musical memoir full of coming of age stories of a woman raised African-American-Haitian in the US, who returns to her parents' homeland and cannot undo the U-turn. The work testifies to the tragic plight of the Black nation of Haitians surviving within a hostile American Mediterranean.

Texts of the RBM performances pieces may be found on our website. Email for more info and for bookings in video is updated to erzilidanto@yahoo.con Dance and drumming workshops are offered only with performance bookings. School clippings, one and two.


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The Bwa Kayiman Ceremony

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Ezili Dantà performs Bwa Kayiman, the Vodun gathering on Aug. 14, 1791 that started the successful Haitian revolution, abolished slavery, colonialism and created the nation of Haiti. Written by Ezili Dantà and performed here with Troupe Makandal and master Haitian drummer, Frisner Augustin.

See also - Bio of Ezili Danto, 1791

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Performance ritual ending Bwa Kayiman celebration and Bwa Kayman 2009 - Brooklyn, New York -Lakou Gran Bwa - Prospect Park, Brooklyn

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Ezili Dantà performs at Carnegie Hall

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Human Rights Lawyer, Èzili Dantò is dedicated to correcting the media lies and colonial narratives about Haiti. An award winning playwright, a performance poet, author and lawyer, Èzili Dantò is founder of the Haitian (more...)

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