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CSR News: Italian Luxury Fashion House: Fendi Funds Rehabilitation of Trevi Fountain In Rome

Take notes global brands and fashionistas – corporate entities and fashion can help build and beautify nations eternally! With so many companies setting up CSR(Corporate Social Responsibility) departments in efforts to balance corporate profits with social responsibility, Italian luxury brand Fendi does it »

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Ghana: The World Can’t Seem To Get Enough of the Black Star Shine-Fashion, Film, Sports & Ghanaian People

Ghana: The World Can’t Seem To Get Enough of the Black Star Shine-Fashion, Film, Sports & Ghanaian People

From fashion to sports, to film, to the people of Ghana , it seems the world just can’t get enough of the Black Star Shine. Ghana keeps it hot as the fire burns within the hearts, smiles & ambitions of its people, affectionately »

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Sankofa & Global Immigrant Life: Alek Wek Returns To Sudan & African Immigrants Tell Their Stories From Africa To Australia

Sankofa & Global Immigrant Life: Alek Wek Returns To Sudan & African Immigrants Tell Their Stories From Africa To Australia

It’s beautiful to see the life stories of African immigrants being told. I give praises to the wonderful filmmakers particularly those from Africa who are telling our stories through our own voices & viewpoints.

I recently was introduced to two stories that deeply touched me »

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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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Talib Kweli & Memphis Bleek In Ghana To Celebrate 54 Years of Independence

Talib Kweli & Memphis Bleek In Ghana To Celebrate 54 Years of Independence

It seems hip-hop stars are recognizing the Black Star Shine of Ghana & broadening their perspectve in audience, how to make money in a struggling music industry & how to stay relevant in a hip-hop world that has gone global & is not turning back. Both »

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Global Travel & Fashion with Alek Wek:Serving Her Royalty Right!

Global Travel & Fashion with Alek Wek:Serving Her Royalty Right!

Supermodel Alek Wek is the epitome of global style that is authetically African to the core. The dark chocolate statuesque Sudanese beauty adds the allure of royalty to everything she wears. A true globalnista needs just the right luggage to travel in style & Alek »

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Winter Music Conference-(SOBE) Miami, FL -Where Luxury or Budget Can Still Find You Fun In The Sun!

Winter Music Conference-(SOBE) Miami, FL -Where Luxury or Budget Can Still Find You Fun In The Sun!

Miami is one of those places that I have always had a love/hate relationship with. I love to go there because it is a quick, cheap trip from New York that most often guarantees you great sunny weather, particularly during the cold months on the »

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Ghana- A Tribute to Love,the Black Star Nation & my Black Star Dreams!

Ghana- A Tribute to Love,the Black Star Nation & my Black Star Dreams!

For me Africa , Ghana in particular, will always represent my beginning & my future. As I go back to my beginnings to reach out for my future, I realized that I am a stranger in this land, in this land that I love, in »

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Bijagos, West Africa

“In a village on the island of Soga, the little children pinched my white skin to see if it was real, as they emerged from mud-walled, thatched-roofed huts; on the main island of Bubaque, on my evening run past the tall palms and the mango »

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Addressing the Division Between Africans & African-Americans

Addressing the Division Between Africans & African-Americans

The cultural divide between Africa & her Diasporan counterparts seems to be growing wider in America even with the first Black president of the U.SA. being of direct African parentage. The New York Times recently did an article on Africans in the Bronx who have »

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