15 Facts About Ghana

Reading Time: 3 minutesFact 1: Ghana has a population of over 27million people. Ghana is a multicultural country that had famous kingdoms throughout its history. The most powerful and famous Kingdom from Ghana was the Ashanti Kingdom that was an Akan empire which stretched from Ghana to Ivory Coast. The empire’s military prowess, wealth, architecture, sophisticated hierarchy and…

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5 Famous Male African Warriors that you should know

Reading Time: 2 minutesEvery culture, race in the world has warriors that they have immortalised. American Education systems as well as other education systems all around the world teaches their students about this great warriors. Some that can be traced back hundreds of years and some even can be traced back to the creation of the earth. Some…

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General Khalid Muhammad

Reading Time: 3 minutesKhalid Abdul Mohammad was born Harold Moore Jr. on 12th January 1948. Moore was raised by his aunt Carrie Moore Vann, in Houston Texas. He went on to attend Bruce Elementary School, E.O. Smith Junior High School and an all-black Wheaty High School. Harold Moore Jr. upon attaining a high school diploma proceeded to Dillard…

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5 Great Female African Warriors

Reading Time: 2 minutesAfrican American Women and other melanated women have known struggle throughout their lives. More so African American women who have encountered racial prejudice from American History, not only have melanated women been put down for their physical features by being conditioned to believe that in order to be considered beautiful they must imitate Caucasian standards…

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Yemaya: The African Goddess

Reading Time: 2 minutesYemaya is an African goddess believed to be the great mother who rules and lives in the seas. Water is important for survival so life on earth will never be possible without Yemaya. Despite her nurturing and maternal qualities, Yemaya can be fierce. Her punishments are often terrible when she is angry but with proper…

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Oshun: The Brief History

Reading Time: 2 minutesAccording to most sacred stories or patakis, Oshún or Ochún is the youngest of all Orichás. While Olodumare was sitting back and contemplating his work after he finished creating the earth, he saw that something was amiss: love and sweetness, the two things which will make life worth living. He decided to create Oshún who…

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Shango – The Deity

Reading Time: 2 minutesShango or also known as Chango is a deity of Yoruba’s religion. He is also known in the Edo’s religion of southeastern Nigeria who calls him as Esango. Shango is also known as Ebioso or Sogbo for the religion of Fon of Benin. Like all Yoruba gods like Orisha, Shango is both a natural force…

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What Is Melanin?

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat is Melanin? Skin is said to be the mirror of one’s inner body. If your body functions good, your skin will remain healthy and will look radiant. However, if your body isn’t functioning properly, your skin won’t look good either. But, due to external and internal factors, your skin will lose its moisture and…

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10 Black Boutiques To Shop With For The Holidays

Reading Time: 4 minutesLіvе, Lоvе Fashion! Aссоrdіng tо thе Cеnѕuѕ Burеаu, Afrісаn-Amеrісаn owned businesses оnlу mаkе uр 7% оf thе рrіvаtе ѕесtоr buѕіnеѕѕеѕ іn Amеrіса. A lot of blасk fоlkѕаrе dеtеrmіnеd tо change that, wе hаvе соmріlеd a list of Blасk unіѕеx bоutіԛuеѕ ѕо wе саn #BuyBlack аll уеаr rоund аnd nоt just оnсе a year. Chесk оut…

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10 Black-Owned Etsy Stores To Ѕhор Wіth Thіѕ Ѕеаѕоn

Reading Time: 3 minutesEtѕу is the Amazon of ѕuррlіеѕ, vіntаgе аnd hаndmаdе mаtеrіаlѕ. On Etsy уоu can buy everything frоm jewelry, accessories, natural bеаutу рrоduсtѕ, сlоthіng, tо аrt and hоmе furnishings; аnd thеѕе products аrе оftеn сuѕtоm аnd handmade. Thеrе is a аnоthеr bonus to ѕhорріng оn Etsy, аnd thаt іѕ that уоu are able tо ѕреаk dіrесtlу tо аnd…

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