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…

Black Girls Smile

Greetings All, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that I’ve been open about mental health awareness within my community. Well, I came across an organization that’s doing great work for Black women and girls in this field, and I had to spotlight them. Black Girls Smile Inc. Black Girls Smile Inc. is a…

Ghana Immigration Rescues 50 Girls from Arab Trafficking

In a previous post, I highlighted the abuse that many African women face in Middle Eastern countries. Due to poverty and low education, thousands of African women take up jobs as “housegirls.” They’re promised higher wages and better lives, but once they land in those countries, things become a nightmare. Well, several countries throughout the…

50 Jamaicans in the UK to Be Deported

Dr. Mumbi Seraki advised on her show that Africans returning to their homelands is a prophetic calling. A part of me wanted to refute that but given the current conditions of African people, the success of the Year of Return in Ghana, and the most recent news coming out of the UK, I can’t say…

Jamaica Bans Travel Between China due to Coronavirus

Greetings All, I’ve been somewhat annoyed with the continent and their actions regarding the coronavirus. But I saw some great news today and had to share. The following information comes from Loop Jamaica. Jamaica initiated a travel ban to and from China, sending back 19 Chinese nationals, to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. The…

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5 Siblings Find A New Home

Greetings Everyone, We’re going to kick the day off right. The following information comes from CBS News. Single father, Lamont Thomas, recently adopted five siblings so that they could all stay together. The 48-year-old divorcee began adopting children back in 2001 and has fostered more than 30 kids throughout the years in Buffalo, New York….

Barbershop Books

Reading being fundamental is an understatement, in my opinion. It’s literally the foundation for every form of education. In my community, it’s not being promoted as much as I would like it to be. But some organizations are working diligently to change that narrative. There’s one in particular that’s kept my attention. Barbershop Books Barbershop…

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…