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Soul Music from Black Israelites

November 21, 2010
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Dimona is a small city in the middle of the Negev desert in Israel. It’s home to a community of Black Hebrews: a group of African-American émigrés who left Chicago, followed the revolutionary leader Marcus Garvey to Liberia, and ended up immigrating en-masse to Israel in the late 1960s. They brought with them their worldly possessions, their culture, and…

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