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African Mathematics

Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs.

The impact of African mathematics brought to the world the binary system which has brought about digital technology and circuitry.

In this very Interesting talk Ron Eglash talks about how Africans made use of fractals mathematics in their village design and how this knowledge governs African Design and Architecture to date. Thankfully African Fractals are being used by schools in Africa and America to better teach mathematics and understanding of the binary system.

See more here http://www.ccd.rpi.edu/Eglash/csdt/african.html

House music beats operate using fractals as well. Sacred Science

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beautiesofafrique:

Houses of the Mangbetu ethnic group, DR Congo

within the town/village this house was built in it would have been arranged geometrically, organically with sacred science. In accordance to the other structures in the vacinity.

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nok-fashion:

Ajak Deng by Dizmology

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brooklynmuseum:

#AiWeiwei once said "a small act is worth a million thoughts” and his show Ai Weiwei: According to What? is no small act. The works featured in the show span more than twenty years of his art and #activism — there is a lot to take in and it is not to be missed. 

Posted by Brooke Baldeschwiler

cinemove:

Apocalypse Now (1979) dir. Francis Ford Coppola

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the-history-of-fighting:

Richard Pryor and Muhammad Ali having an exhibition fight at a benefit in 1978.

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Bottom image via Pinterest

magictransistor:

Hannah Höch. White Horse, Untitled, Totem Pole, Am Nil I, Die Starken Männer, Love, Degenerate, Flight (top to bottom). 1916-1969. 

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nowinexile:

The last words said by Black youth murdered by policemen. 

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magictransistor:

Edward Sheriff Curtis (Shadow Catcher), Kwakwaka’wakw dancers, British Columbia, Canada, ca. 1914.

Iraq, 1984

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