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ROOTS: Alexander Murray Palmer Haley and Other February 10 Black History Making Moments

ROOTS: Alexander Murray Palmer Haley and Other February 10 Black History Making Moments

 ”In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage- to know who we are and where we have come from. Without this enriching knowledge, there is a hollow yearning. No matter what our attainments in life, there is still a »

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African Fashion’s Rise: White Mainstream Publications Celebrate while Black Mainstream Publications Wonder What’s the Fuss?

African Fashion’s Rise: White Mainstream Publications Celebrate while Black Mainstream Publications Wonder What’s the Fuss?

It’s interesting and oddly daunting how it seems so called mainstream magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair and a few others within the past couple of years have dedicated entire spreads and issues to Africa in general and particularly the growing African fashion market scene, »

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What Exactly Is New African Fashion?

What Exactly Is New African Fashion?

I attended the panel discussion on Helen Jennings‘s book New African Fashion” at the New York Public library the other night. As a great fan of Ghanaian designer Mimi Plange , Somali designers Ayaan and Idyl Mohallim, the website Heritage 1960»

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Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Sometimes in life what makes my day is to hear of other people’s accomplishments. Today is one of those days. As Ghanaians & people all over the world who respect freedom & the greatness of man to bring about a global mindset toward change & »

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David Adjaye-Young, Gifted & Black Star- Africans on the Rise

David Adjaye-Young, Gifted & Black Star- Africans on the Rise

When many think about the world of high profile architecture & architects, African names rarely come to mind, but David Adjaye, a Tanzanian-born British architect of Ghanaian descent has single handedly changed the scope of that vision & thinking globally-from Europe to Africa, to »

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Immediate Release : Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology -Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA in Brooklyn, NY

Immediate Release : Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology -Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA in Brooklyn, NY

Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art Meets Technology

Immediate Release

Friday, May 13th 2011, MoCADA located at 80 Hanson Place in Brooklyn, NY will host Spring of the Artful Renaissance: Creating an Innovative Eco-Chic World Where Art »

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JAY Z Showcases His Global Fusion With Life +Times

JAY Z Showcases His Global Fusion With Life +Times

Jay Z has done it again. This time his creativity & new era pushing the envelope has come in the form of his new website Life + Times, which is basically what I envisioned Global Fusion Productions to be with Africa as its foundation, »

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Arise Magazine Presents:Arise Magazine Fashion Week & AFRICA’S CHANGE MAKERS: GHANA

There is no denying that Arise Magazine has stepped up the game & set the bar high for African publications looking to target global Africans by showcasing our global lifestyle & greatness. Although I have criticized it in the past for being funded by an »

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Black Stars Rising: Students of Ghana International School Bring The Musical Fame To The National Theater

Black Stars Rising: Students of Ghana International School Bring The Musical Fame To The National Theater

It seems like the Black Star nation has taken the Diddy pill because they just “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop” in terms of showcasing the power of Ghana’s creativity. I am excited to see that as we head toward the 54th anniversary of Ghana’s Independence»

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The Source Magazine Recognizes Ghana’s Hip-Life

The Source Magazine Recognizes Ghana’s Hip-Life

As we approach the 54th Anniversary of  Ghana’s Independence on March 6th, America’s  self appointed Bible of Hip-Hop Music, Culture & Politics- The Source Magazine- recognizes the new sound of Ghana that blends historically renown traditional hi-life music with the new era hip-hop generation »

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