Rough Translation: May We Have This Dance? : Up First Lindy Hop is a Black dance born in Harlem in the 1920s. In the past decades it has been adopted by several dance communities around the world. In this episode of Rough Translation we travel to a dance camp in Sweden and we follow the efforts of Black dancers trying to reclaim Lindy Hop as a living tradition.

Rough Translation: May We Have This Dance?

Rough Translation: May We Have This Dance?

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Lindy Hop is a Black dance born in Harlem in the 1920s. In the past decades it has been adopted by several dance communities around the world. In this episode of Rough Translation we travel to a dance camp in Sweden and we follow the efforts of Black dancers trying to reclaim Lindy Hop as a living tradition.

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