sudan

12:00am

Mon April 27, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: How is music helping communities cope with the civil war in Sudan?

On the April 27th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Hajooj Kuka about his award winning documentary Beats of the Antonov. It tells the story of refugee communities Sudan and how music and dance has been vital to keep their cultural heritage alive. The film is playing at the San Francisco International Film Festival. How does music unify people? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Hana Baba and you.

Guests:

Hajooj Kuka, former war reporter and the director of Beats of the Antonov

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5:54pm

Wed February 18, 2015
Arts & Culture

Barbecue of the Body: Sudanese women bring ritual to Bay Area

Hana Baba

In Sudan, where my family is from, there is an ancient beauty ritual that married women perform called dukhan. It’s like a sauna, but with smoke. 

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9:43am

Fri October 11, 2013

11:24am

Sat October 5, 2013
Politics

Bay Area Sudanese protest with their countrypeople

Bay Area Sudanese protest in Union Square
Ladin Awad

 

Sudanese Americans and expats in the Bay Area are spending their days and nights online these days – getting little sleep, calling home multiple times a day, checking on the safety of their family and friends, hoping for good news.

Including myself.

And the news is disturbing.  

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