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...

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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,...

How to Host a Diaspora Collective Dinner Party

How to Host a Diaspora Collective Dinner Party

You can host a  a dinner party with family, friends and maybe a few strangers (after COVID-19). Hosting a Diaspora Collective dinner party is a way to bring people together...

Our Top 7 Soul Food Restaurants in the U.S

Our Top 7 Soul Food Restaurants in the U.S

Finding food that nourishes your body and feeds your soul like Madea's Sunday dinner is an accomplishment. Soul food cooking originated in the South where Africans made new recipes to preserve...

5 African American inventors That Changed The World

5 African American inventors That Changed The World

Behind some of the greatest inventions that keep our world functioning are the African American Inventors that made them possible. In honor of Black History Month and beyond, here are...

Andikra Symbols Tell a Story

Andikra Symbols Tell a Story

African heritage is rich and deep in culture. One of the most popular parts of the African culture is the Adinkra symbols. Symbols are a visual representation of an idea,...

10 Black Heroes You Should Know About

10 Black Heroes You Should Know About

Black history is happening everyday. It’s not just a thing of the past, but it's a story that continues to be written in our DNA. We come from a powerful...

What Are African Day Names?

What Are African Day Names?

There is a West African tradition of giving newborn babies a special name that is based on the day they are born. The Akan people of Ghana often name their...

Shea Butter: The Ultimate African Superfood for Your Skin

Shea Butter: The Ultimate African Superfood for Your Skin

Shea butter can be of good use for many things, especially skin care. Discover where Shea Butter comes from and all of the resources wonderful benefits. 

10 Facts About Africa You Should Know

10 Facts About Africa You Should Know

Africa is a beautiful continent that is rich in cultural heritage, diversity and wildlife which makes it unique in the world.  Most people know Africa based on what they see in...

African Diaspora: A Global Impact

African Diaspora: A Global Impact

  What is the African diaspora? The African diaspora is over 170 million people of African descent that live all over the world. The African diaspora is represented across the continents...

A Trip of Lifetime: Visiting Africa is Your Birthright

A Trip of Lifetime: Visiting Africa is Your Birthright

  Capetown, Table Mountain National Park Stepping onto African soil is probably one of the most extraordinary experiences I have ever had. I couldn't help but think how much our...

Spoken Languages in African Countries

Spoken Languages in African Countries

     Africa as a country is not only vast in size and population density, it is also very rich in cultures, ethnic groups, religions, languages, beliefs and traditions. It's...

The Spirit of Tanzania

The Spirit of Tanzania

I spent seven days exploring Tanzania with a guide and my family. We started in Arusha and traveled to Lake Mynamara, Ngorogoro Crater and the Serengeti. We saw all of...

An Ancestral Experience: My Visit to the Slave Castles on the Cape Coast

An Ancestral Experience: My Visit to the Slave Castles on the Cape Coast

My visit to the slave castles was December 29 and 30 2019. It was a busy at the castles with visitors from America to participate in the Year of Return...

How to Create a Powerful Vision Board in 5 Simple Steps

How to Create a Powerful Vision Board in 5 Simple Steps

Welcome to 2021! We are kicking off the year with a virtual vision board party on Friday, January 22 at 5:30 pm PST. Please join us for setting your intentions...

We Survived 2020 & We Will Thrive in 2021

We Survived 2020 & We Will Thrive in 2021

It is official 2020 has ended and we are in the second year of a new decade. As each day begins with a sunrise, each new year begins with hope...

10 Self-Care Tips for a Better You

10 Self-Care Tips for a Better You

Self care has a huge effect on our mental health. It is important to always take time to care for yourself in order to fully nourish the mind, body and...

Rooted: How to Live Life with Joy, Love and Purpose

Rooted: How to Live Life with Joy, Love and Purpose

Living an authentic life means living your truth and not what other says or think about you. There are many untruths about Africa and the African diaspora that permeate all...