Dialogue With Dads

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing organization, Black Fathers Rock. Well, last night I was able to attend the “Dialogue with Dads” open forum and wanted to share some of the discussion with you all. Hosted by founder Ryan Jor El, the purpose of “Dialogue with Dads” is to create a…

Rwandan President Addresses Food Shortages in Africa

Greetings Everyone, Ever since I saw the clip of Rwandan President Paul Kagame calling out African leadership, I’ve been a supporter. And I’ve come across some recent news of his that I had to share. The following information comes from the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. President Kagame is urging African leaders to tackle the food shortage…

Mind Control

About 5 years ago, I was sitting in my apartment down in Florida channel surfing. It was on a Saturday night, so finding a movie or re-run that would cloud my non-existent social life was the top priority. But after about 15 minutes of scrolling through meaningless content, I turned off the TV, unplugged the…

Girls in ICT

Greetings Good People, In a previous post, I highlighted an amazing program for Black girls in STEM, Black Girls Code, and recently came across another that deserves recognition. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Over 300 girls represented Jamaica in the 2019 Caribbean Hackathon for International Girls in ICT (Information and Communications Technology). Organized…

French Colonial Rule In West Africa

Greetings All, I’ve been trying to stay abreast with international news, specifically with Africans, and came across some information that led to further research. According to BBC News, there have been a few protests throughout Paris, France regarding immigration. The demonstrators behind this are called “The Black Vests.” The Black Vests The “Black Vests” migrant…

Black Men: Heal Your Wounds, Train, and Raise Your Sons To Be Winners

Brothers, It’s time for us to take our spot back. We’ve been beaten down, our communities have suffered, and our reputation has been tarnished long enough. Currently, there’s an energy in the air (most likely our ancestors) that’s leading us in the right direction. But to get there, there are some things that we need…

Pempamsie Tours and Development

Greetings Folks, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that Pan-Africanism and Repatriation have become hot-button topics within recent years. Well, I came across an amazing company yesterday and had to share their information with you all. Pempamsie Tours and Development Established in 2018, Pempamsie Tours and Development Company is a one-stop-shop for…

Words From The Wise: Professor Bayyinah Bello

“The Haitian Revolution did not begin in 1791, it began the day the first white person went to Africa and began to kidnap people in Africa. They did not just sit down and let themselves be taken away. They fought.” – Professor Bayyinah Bello   Certain events throughout African history, I didn’t learn about until…

Nigeria Signs Free Trade Agreement

Greetings Everyone, I came across some great news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes from BBC News. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a landmark agreement aimed to increase trade between African countries. The African Union (AU) stated that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will create…

Book Review

Greetings All, I just finished reading The Strivers’ Row Spy, and I wanted to share my thoughts. My heart fell into my stomach. I’d tried to avoid ever letting Loretta experience such embarrassment. But I knew she’d eventually come face-to-face with the sting of racism. I always wanted her to see me as her protector,…