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Chiwetel Ejiofor: An actor’s journey|Chiwetel Talks Igbo Roots, Africa, Slavery And More

Chiwetel Ejiofor played a drag queen in the 2005 movie “Kinky Boots” — a very different sort of role from the one that could win him an Oscar when they ask for “The Envelope, Please…” four weeks from tonight. Lee Cowan talks with him about his unconventional path to the red carpet: In the triple-digit […]

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Sound of Africa, In China

The number of African musicians in China, especially in Guangzhou, is growing, creating new types of harmony between the two lands. Mu Qian reports. Nigerian Lo-d rates his singing by the dancing of the crowds for whom he croons. The vocalists’ shows in Gaungdong’s provincial capital are typically a writhing mix of Chinese, compatriots and […]

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