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American Singer, Keri Hilson Advocates For The Preservation Of The African Culture



American singer, song writer, vocal arranger and actress, Keri Lynn Hilson has called on people to start preserving and protecting the black culture.

Her message, though, not explicit on the type of culture she’s advocating to have it protected, one can pin point to the African culture as the one she was making reference to.

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In recent months, there has been some growing desire among blacks in the diaspora especially America to try and reconnect with the land of their ancestors – Africa.

To mark the 400 years of the abolishment of slave trade, Ghana organized the “Year Of Return” where most of the descendants of slaves bought from Africa and shipped to the Americas made a visit to their ancestoral root.

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Keri Hilson bemoaned the exploitation of the African culture and advised that the black community should not allow that to keep going.

Her tweet reads: “We have to become more responsible gatekeepers of our culture—its people, its products, and its art forms. We have to more fervently protect our “properties.” We can’t keep allowing the exploitation of our culture for the gain of ppl outside our community. Those days must end.”

Source: AfricaCelebrities.Com