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James Barnor : Ever Young -The Long And Steady Road To Recognizing An African Photographic Icon

 #MCM #MotivationMonday … I was surprisingly introduced to the work of Iconic Ghanaian Photographer James Barnor  in 2011 while attending an NYU Black Photography Symposium. His image of Marie Hallowi came on the screen and captured my attention then»

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BEASTS OF NO NATION: The Danger of Africa’s Single Story

A few weeks ago I found myself in a terrible state of mourning my beloved grandmother. A woman who was the matriarch of my original village of Black girls who taught me how to rock. A woman who helped to »

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When Impossible Turns To I’M POSSIBLE: Deng Thiak Adut :From Child Soldier To International Lawyer

Because we live in a world where we all benefit from one form of privilege or not, we tend to see one’s abilities based on their circumstances rather than their opportunities. It went viral that Black and Brown male Bard

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Can Vogue Italia’s Editor Franca Sozzani “Help them(Africans) be comfortable in their own culture”?

It amuses her, always has, this disregard of Africans for flowers, the indifference of the abundantly blessed (or psychologically battered)- the chronic self-loather who can’t accept, even with evidence, that anything native to him, occurring in abundance, in excess, »

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50th Anniversary of President Kennedy’s Assassination -Ghana & America: Our Global Fusion

Today as we honor the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination- let’s remember our nation and its global fusions which started to move us and the entire world forward in building the future that we wanted to see beyond our »

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GlobalFusion Playlist: I Want To Thank You By Alicia Myers -Celebration of Global Pride and Rainbows

#GlobalFusion #Playlist #IWantToThankYou #SaturdayKindofLove #CelebratingTheBeautyOfRainbows

Hope is a powerful weapon, and [one] no one power on earth can deprive you of“ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

It was beautiful to wake up today to a facebook timeline filled with Thank You’s »

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Infrastructure Made in Africa : Ozwald Boateng A Designer’s Mission

With Italian luxury designers like Fendi rehabilitating the Trevi Fountain in Rome & creating a new era of cultural philanthropy  with other design houses like Deisel also leading the charge, can Oswald Boateng pioneer this same brand of CSR through cultural »

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50th Anniversary of the African Union- African Unity Day

As we celebrate Africa Unity Day today let us remember where this concept started and how much further we have to go to achieve this dream of unity amongst Africans globally and African nations. On May 25,1963 the Organization for »

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2013: Israel Showcases its Move Toward Diversity: Israel Crowns Its First Black Miss Israel and First Black Parliamentarian

By now most of the world has heard the news or maybe not since this has received very limited global media attention outside of specific internet outlets, that Israel started 2013 on the path to a more inclusive Israel by »

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Uhuru Kenyatta Son of Kenya’s First President Makes History As the Youngest Elected President in Kenya

Uhuru Kenyatta, one of Kenya’s richest men and the son of Kenya’s first president, Jomo Kenyatta, has won the presidential election despite facing charges by the International Criminal Court of financing post-electoral violence in 2007…Uhuru Kenyatta makes history by »

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