Black Star Repatriation & Pan-African Community

There have been open discussions within my community about reconnecting with our ancestry. And I came across a project/movement that is making this a reality. Black Star Repatriation & Pan-African Community Founded by Bomani Tyehimba, The Black Star Repatriation & Pan-African Community is a building project located in Gyaahadze, Ghana. This community will serve as…

Nigeria Plans to Evacuate Stranded Citizens

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier and had to share it. The following information comes from CNBC Africa and Vanguard. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the globe, stranded Nigerians in the diaspora who’ve asked to come back home will get that opportunity. Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has asked its missions abroad…

HBCUs Are Bridging the Gap Between Africa and the Diaspora

With the success of the Year of Return and the open discussions on Pan-Africanism, a part of me wondered when Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) would come into the picture. If you’ve been following this blog, then you know how important it is for global Africa to receive an African-Centered education. Homeschooling programs are…

Ghana Sets Up Bond for the Diaspora

Greetings Folks, In a previous post, I addressed the hundreds of African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans who were granted citizenship to Ghana for the “Year of Return.” Well, I came across some additional news that’s tied to that. The following information comes out of Face2Face Africa and Business Ghana. Ghana will offer a $3 billion bond…

Words From The Wise: Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao

“What is it about us Black people that we’re hated so much? What is it that we as Black people have done to the world to deserve the disrespect that we uniformly experience no matter where you find us on the globe? We are the most exploded and abused race in the history of humanity….

Year of Return: Ghana Grants Citizenship to Africans in the Diaspora

Greetings Folks, I’m feeling great today because I saw some great news. The following comes from Quartz Africa. 126 African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans were granted citizenship in Ghana this past Wednesday, November, 27. A ceremony was held at Jubilee House, the seat of government, and it highlighted the year 2019 as the Year of Return….

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…

Update: Blaqspot Is Now Blaqspace

Greetings All, In a previous post, I advised that Blaqspot.com—an independent social media platform that was created to empower African people from around the globe—was down and needed our help. Well, it’s back. The new name for the site is called Blaqspace.com. And they are currently accepting new members. Click here to join. Until Next Time…

What Happened to Blaqspot?

Have you heard of Blaqspot.com? It’s a black-owned social media website, and it’s currently down. Why is this important? Why should you care? I’ll explain why. For eons (well, since the inception of social media), I’ve heard my community complain about censorship, silencing, and blocking on everyone’s favorite social media outlets. We’ll express our thoughts…

Afro-Mexicans

One of the things I’ve learned from my continued research on African people is that we’re all over the planet, and we’ve made a lasting impact everywhere we’ve landed. Many of our contributions, whether that be labor or culture, tends to be overlooked or exploited. And Blacks, globally, are still dealing with discrimination, poverty, lack…