TRAVELOGUE: MARFA, TEXAS  LOCATION: Marfa, Texas    TEXT: Emily Jerome, (Fashion Designer)    Marfa has taken over as the new destination muse for art-inspired fashion designers. Prada keeps its conceptual road side boutique there and Proenza Schouler pit stop in from NYC for visual refreshing.    Emerging designer Emily Jerome recently came through to shoot her look book amongst the sparse desert terrain that captivated artist Donald Judd so much so that in the 1970’s he bought up much of…

TRAVELOGUE: MARFA, TEXAS LOCATION: Marfa, Texas TEXT: Emily Jerome, (Fashion Designer) Marfa has taken over as the new destination muse for art-inspired fashion designers. Prada keeps its conceptual road side boutique there and Proenza Schouler pit stop in from NYC for visual refreshing. Emerging designer Emily Jerome recently came through to shoot her look book amongst the sparse desert terrain that captivated artist Donald Judd so much so that in the 1970’s he bought up much of…

"An anthropologist proposed a game to children in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the children that whoever got there first won the sweet fruits. When he told them to run, they all took each others hands and ran together, then sat together enjoying their treats. When he asked them why they had run like that when one could have had all the fruits for himself, they said, ‘UBUNTU, how can one of us be happy if all the other ones are sad?’ (‘UBUNTU’ in the…

‘UBUNTU’ in the Xhosa culture means: “I am because we are”. An anthropologist proposed a game to the kids in an African tribe. He put a basket full of fruit near a tree and told the kids that who ever.

▶ "I am an African" by Thabo Mbeki, South African President. - YouTube one of my favourite Speeches.

South Africa's former President, Thabo Mbeki's speech poem of, "I am an African." Filmed in HD, this is the full, extended version of his video speech poem b.

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6 Ways To ROCK African Dresses & Prints

Did you know that there were Human Zoos on display in Europe and America from the 1870s to the 1950s? These public exhibits of humans, often called Negro Villages, usually showed indigenous people in a so-called natural or primitive state. The displays often emphasized the cultural differences between Europeans of Western civilization and non-European peoples. Above is a photo from Amsterdam Holland around 1890, of an African child in one of these Human Zoo exhibits, being fed like an…

Did you know that there were Human Zoos on display in Europe and America from the to the These public exhibits of humans,often called Negro Villages, usually showed indigenous people in a so-called natural or primitive state.

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He who fears the sun will not become chief. ~Ugandan proverb Shine bright on this beautiful day image by

An African City Season 2 is back in January 2016!

An African City: "Changing the narrative"

History has officially been made and I am so excited about the fact that my undergrad (Alma Mater) has selected an African American Woman ( for the first time ) as the First Captain for the 2017-2018 school year "Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia" For those of you who do not know, I am a […]

History has officially been made and I am so excited about the fact that my undergrad (Alma Mater) has selected an African American Woman ( for the first time ) as the First Captain for the 2017-2018 school year "Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia" For those of you who do not know, I am a […]

Symphonic Composer Florence Price, 1930s. Considered to be the 1st recognized African American female symphonic composer. Price published two of her spiritual arrangements, “I Am Bound for the Kingdom,” and “I’m Workin’ on My Buildin’,” and dedicated them to the black contralto Marian Anderson, who performed them on a regular basis.

Florence Beatrice Smith Price (April 1887 - June composer, arranger and teacher. Price who was the first African-American female composer to have a symphonic composition performed by a major American symphony orchestra.

Turn a souvenir coin from your travels into a simple, attractive bracelet. (This is an antique African coin.)

Simple Sliding Knot Bracelet

DIY your photo charms, compatible with Pandora bracelets. Make your gifts special. Make your life special! Turn a souvenir coin from your travels into a simple, attractive bracelet. (This is an antique African coin.

History has officially been made and I am so excited about the fact that my undergrad (Alma Mater) has selected an African American Woman ( for the first time ) as the First Captain for the 2017-2018 school year "Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia" For those of you who do not know, I am a […]

History has officially been made and I am so excited about the fact that my undergrad (Alma Mater) has selected an African American Woman ( for the first time ) as the First Captain for the 2017-2018 school year "Simone Askew of Fairfax, Virginia" For those of you who do not know, I am a […]

African violet. Cheerful! I have never seen this color in an African Violet as yet!!

Golden Eye African Violet - Have always loved African Violets ! Can't remember not having several in my house ! So many beautiful colors.

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