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Protect Preserve Pass-On: How The Gullah Geechee Are Holding On To A Sacred Tradition

Corey Alston is a proud 5th generation Gullah Geechee descendant. His family has firm roots planted in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, a short drive from Charleston. While the rural town may often get ...

Added September 23, 2021

Osun Osogbo Festival: The Annual Nigerian Event That Honors The Osun Goddess

Every year, thousands of followers of traditional religions across Nigeria converge at the Osogbo, Osun state capital to join in one of the most popular festivals in West Africa— the Osun Osogbo International ...

Added September 23, 2021

Zweli Restaurant Is The First Zimbabwean Restaurant In United States

Zweli Restaurant is the first known Zimbabwean restaurant in the United States. The co-founders, Zweli and Leonardo Williams, got the idea of opening the restaurant in their quest to find other restaurant ...

Added September 23, 2021

Runway Boyz Flight Life Group: The Travel Group Started By Black Military Veterans

After retiring from the Air Force, Ohio-based entrepreneur Kurtis Henry found himself miserable. For him, the transition from the military to civilian life was very hard. He tried therapy and other occupations ...

Added September 23, 2021

The History Of The Little-Known ‘Negrito’ Tribes Of India’s Andaman Islands

The Andaman Islands is an archipelago of the Indian Union comprised of around 300 islands. Located in the Bay of Bengal, the islands are home to a group of tribes known as ‘Negritos’ due to their dark ...

Added September 23, 2021

Inside Los Angeles’s Cha Cha Chicken Family-Owned Caribbean Restaurant

There are a few restaurants in Los Angeles that feel like you are dining overseas in a totally different but comforting cultural community. Cha Cha Chicken in Santa Monica brings those vibrant vibes out ...

Added September 23, 2021

Dave Chappelle Set To Open Restaurant And Comedy Club In Ohio Hometown

Comedian Dave Chappelle will be opening an eatery, comedy club, and lounge for locals of Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he was raised and is based. The famous American entertainer has established himself ...

Added September 23, 2021

Tanzania Hosts First East African Regional Tourism Expo Next Month

Tanzania will host the inaugural East African Regional Tourism Expo (EARTE), according to The Citizen. The Expo is being held by the United Republic of Tanzania in conjunction with the East African Community ...

Added September 22, 2021

Snoop Dogg and NFL Star Derwin James Team Up To Give Out Free Vegan Meals In LA

Rapper and Snoop Dogg and NFL’er Derwin James of the Los Angeles Chargers, have teamed up with Beyond Meat to bring free plant-based meals to the Los Angeles community in fully tricked out food trucks ...

Added September 22, 2021

Twitter Users Start A Petition For Adult Only Flights And The Reactions Are Hilarious

On September 19, 2021, Twitter users had a field day imagining adult only flights. A user named @heartbreak_Sade tweeted the following message, prompting fellow Twitter user Allyiah to re-tweet it and ...

Added September 22, 2021

Kenya Has A Beautiful Geothermal Spa And It Should Be On Your Bucket List

Located at the Hell’s Gate National Park in Kenya, the KenGen Geothermal Recreational Health Spa is the only one of its kind in Africa. The geothermal spa temporarily closed at the height of COVID-19 restrictions ...

Added September 22, 2021

No More Getting Lost In New Cities: Apple’s iOS 15 Update Makes Traveling A Lot Easier

The people have spoken, and it appears that the tech crews at Apple were listening because its latest iOS 15 update could make traveling so much easier. Of the many features this new update has, one thing ...

Added September 22, 2021

Idris Elba Is Opening A Wine Bar In London This Fall And We’re Already Planning A Trip

At this point… the real question is what does Idris Elba not do? We know he’s fine, can act, model, rap, can DJ, and now, add wine bar owner to the list as he recently announced plans for a London location ...

Added September 22, 2021

Belize’s Carnival Is The Highlight of Its Independence Day Celebrations

Each year, on September 21, Belize commemorates gaining its independence from Great Britain. The holiday is celebrated throughout the month, with events that include parades, parties, concerts, feasts ...

Added September 22, 2021

Belize’s Carnival Is The Highlight of It’s Independence Day Celebrations

Each year, on September 21, Belize commemorates gaining its independence from Great Britain. The holiday is celebrated throughout the month, with events that include parades, parties, concerts, feasts ...

Added September 21, 2021

LA Plaza’s AfroLatinidad Exhibit Honors Afro-Latinx People Who Founded The City

The LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is a Mexican-American museum that honors the historical contributions of Hispanic influential figures in the United States. The art center that opened in 2011 has a new ...

Added September 21, 2021

Traveler Story: How A Trip To Upstate New York Gave Me Clarity And Peace

I’m a born and bred New Yorker who rarely takes time to appreciate what my state has to offer beyond the incessant rush of the city. Recently, I took a trip upstate New York to Binghamton and Ithaca, which ...

Added September 21, 2021

LA Plaza’s AfroLatinidad Exhibit Honors Afro-Latinx People Founding The City

The LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes is a Mexican-American museum that honors the historical contributions of Hispanic influential figures in the United States. The art center that opened in 2011 has a new ...

Added September 21, 2021

Mahali Mzuri, Sir Richard Branson’s Kenyan Safari, Named World’s Best Hotel

Mahali Mzuri, the Kenyan safari founded by billionaire and Virgin Atlantic Airlines founder Sir Richard Branson, has received a new award. Travel + Leisure has named the game drive and resort as its best ...

Added September 21, 2021

Sunday in Soho: The Black-Owned Restaurant Bringing NYC To Paris

When Alieu Terry and his wife Isa moved to Paris, France for work in November 2015, opening Sunday in Soho was not part of the plan. But as the couple found themselves eating out every day, thanks to their ...

Added September 21, 2021

Here’s Why Thousands of Haitians Are At The US Border

Haitians are arriving by the tens of thousands at the U.S. border – some with food, blankets, mattresses, and more to seek asylum. There’s been a rise in Haitian migration, which began right after President ...

Added September 21, 2021

Here’s How Beyoncé And Jay-Z Spent Their Luxe Italian Yacht Vacation

Over the last few weeks, Beyoncé has been blessing our IG and social media feeds with random photos from her luxurious Italian yacht vacay with hubby Jay-Z. While the couple will never publically reveal ...

Added September 20, 2021

Unvaccinated American Travelers Are Once Again Banned From Entering France

As the European Union stresses its concerns about the spike in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant in the United States, a French government decree banned unvaccinated American travelers from entering ...

Added September 20, 2021

Travelers To Tanzania Should Be Aware Of These Updated COVID-19 Requirements

As of September 19, all travelers to Tanzania now have to present a negative COVID-19 test result taken within the 96 hours prior to their departure to the country in order to gain entry. According to ...

Added September 20, 2021

Madame Tussauds Adds 3 New Black Wax Figures And Angela Bassett’s Is Going Viral

When most people think of Los Angeles and Hollywood Blvd, they think of the famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds, where visitors get an up-close glimpse of some of their favorite stars. This past week, the ...

Added September 20, 2021