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Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #1)

Yes, but... ...you still have to "act like you have home training," as my mother would say. My experience traveling alone has been limited. However, it has given me glimpses of what I should and should not do while away on a solo adventure. Rule #1, never ever panic! While visiting Hong Kong, I was… Continue reading Solo Traveling While Black, Is It Safe? (Rule #1)

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Shackles are Becoming a Statement Piece

Recently, I raised the question of why we as Black people dont have a Black flag? It would be difficult to come together as one to agree on its style, purpose and meaning because across the diaspora, there are darker skin Brazilians, Indians, Spaniards, etc that have unique struggles. However, all of us are connected… Continue reading Shackles are Becoming a Statement Piece

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ART: Un-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 10FEB17

UN-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 10FEB17 To hear the same quotes from the "I Have a Dream" speech year after year, shooting after shooting, is to feel the color draining from your face and that of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. History has a way of editing itself, compounding down to the most digestable… Continue reading ART: Un-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 10FEB17

culture · others · travel

FOLLOW: an African & a Hafrican Travel Super Duo

Black travel has hit a serious boom in recent years! #MELANIN #BLACKGIRLSTRAVELTOO #TRAVELNOIRE The tags on Instagram are endless and beautiful to scroll through. It would give anyone travel envy like "shuuu, I want to be in their crew!" A trio of my favorite accounts that I'm sharing today are: @eltonandersonjr @jnambowa @globaljetblack   What… Continue reading FOLLOW: an African & a Hafrican Travel Super Duo

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One Night in Town: Things To Do ANYWHERE in the World

You have a long layover between cities that you want to take advantage of or you are being an adventurer this weekend with only one night in town. Whether you are going to the beach, a big city or a small town, here is a list of inexpensive things you can do in almost every… Continue reading One Night in Town: Things To Do ANYWHERE in the World

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UN-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 06FEB17

UN-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 06FEB17 To hear the same quotes from the "I Have a Dream" speech year after year, shooting after shooting, is to feel the color draining from your face and that of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. History has a way of editing itself, compounding down to the most digestable… Continue reading UN-Whitewashing MLK, Jr. 06FEB17