Celebrate

Celebrate Africa and the African diaspora by experiencing and honoring the food, art, culture, music and people. 

"It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept and celebrate those differences."
-Audre Lorde

Feel the Beat: African Influence in Modern Music

Feel the Beat: African Influence in Modern Music

Anyone who listens to music on the radio or streams it on Spotify or Apple Music has experienced the influence and impact of African music. Music from around the globe,...

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Global Impact of African Influence in Our Favorite Cuisines

Global Impact of African Influence in Our Favorite Cuisines

How does Africa and the African diaspora influence how and what you eat?  A large number of foods around the world are a product of Africa and the African Diaspora—the...

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Kwanzaa: History, Principles and Ways You Can Celebrate!

Kwanzaa: History, Principles and Ways You Can Celebrate!

Kwanzaa is an annual holiday that begins December 26  and ends January 1 at the start of the new year with gift-giving and a feast of faith, called Karamu Ya Imani. Kwanzaa...

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Add Some African Flavor to Your Holiday Dinner Table This Year with These Popular Recipes

Add Some African Flavor to Your Holiday Dinner Table This Year with These Popular Recipes

This year has been full of pivots and unexpected twists and turns. Last year my family and I were blessed to celebrate Christmas in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, Africa. ...

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Black History Created by Us for Us

Black History Created by Us for Us

  Woodson was one of 9 children to his father James Woodson and mother, Anne Eliza. James was a Civil War veteran who learned carpentry from his father and earned...

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10 Places You Can Go to Celebrate Black History Month, Now and After Covid

10 Places You Can Go to Celebrate Black History Month, Now and After Covid

Museums, monuments, historic homes, and parks throughout the United States hold the rich cultural background and achievements of African Americans over the centuries. Our legacy is often overlooked, but this is a space...

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Feel the Beat

Music is the heartbeat of culture for Africa and the African diaspora. From R&B to Afrobeats, the soul of Africa can be found in our favorite songs! Follow us on Spotify and feel the beat with some of our favorite songs from across Africa and the African diaspora.