Baba Blankets Comes to New Orleans

Animata Brown first started traveling to West Africa when she was 19 years old. Growing up African American in California, she wanted to experience African cultures in a real, authentic way. Over the years, Animata lived in Senegal and Ghana, and she kept returning, for West Africa immediately became a part of her heart and her life.

 

 

**First Heard on WWOZ’s Street Talk**

 

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