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Google Doodle honors Mama Africa

Todays Google Doodle commemorates a music icon; Miriam Makeba or as she is affectionately known; Mama Africa.

Born in March 4, 81 years ago, Miriam Makeba was famously known for being ‘the first artist from Africa to populaize African Music in the U.S. and around the world’ and also for being active in the fight against apartheid. Makeba, died of a heart attack on November 9, 2008.

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