My undergraduate degree is in history — African history at that. For the past four years I have spent a significant amount of time redacting secondary sources and troubling the archive trying in my own small way to rewrite or give new meaning to the history of my people, Black people. One of my favorite […]
If Beyoncé wrote a love letter to Africa through “The Lion King: The Gift”, then Burna Boy just penned down the marriage vows with his recently released album, The African Giant. Infused with African culture, Nigerian history and musical melodies, this 19 track album awakens in each of us a renewed feeling of Afro-optimism in […]
There is something beautiful happening in terms of the African renaissance globally. Amongst many other reasons, the growing population of African diaspora is enabling Africa’s music, art and culture to be amplified in ways unimaginable to our parents and grandparents even merely 20 years ago. One doesn’t have to look to far with Hollywood films […]
I loved this book. Period. I know I came late to the party as it’s been out for a couple of years but who cares, I’m happy to say I finally joined the boat! If Trevor was to give this book a different title, it would probably be namesakes with his latest Netflix special, “Son […]
Hey lovelies! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend. Easter is definitely the time to tap into your spirituality, spend time with the people you care about and just hit the refresh button. I’ve been watching a lot of films and thought I’d share some films you might enjoy for that downtime this weekend.