On August 27, 2017, Oya Media and Kànbí Contemporary will present Oya Chronicles: In Conversation with my Mother, featuring renowned Nigerian media personality Funmi Iyanda, leading contemporary artist Gbolahan Ayoola, and The Blue Woman. In...
September 28, 2018
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September 24, 2018
Recently, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture announced its partnership with Netflix in preparation for its inaugural film festival this October. As part of the partnership, Netflix will also screen its upcoming documentary Quincy at the fest. Quincy is a documentary on music icon Quincy Jones, directed by Jones’ daughter Rashida Jones and Alan Hicks which recently premiered at the......
September 11, 2018
Abai Schulze moved to Texas when she was 11. After her senior thesis on Ethiopia’s potential for exporting textile, she returned to her home country in 2014 at 25 and created ZAAF, a brand for handcrafted luxury-leather handbags and accessories produced by indigenous artisans. ZAAF’s objective to reposition the country’s luxury sector is rooted in Schulze’s dual identity as a Black woman of Ethiopian and American heritage. She draws her......
Power through, young man. Pain is for p*ssies. —Lori Silverbush (writer, filmmaker, activist, spouse of Top...
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CULTURE & TRAVEL
When it comes to matters of colour, it might be easy to look at the rest...
Now if you was white, should be all right If you was brown, could stick around...
June 23, 2017 /by Adebimpe Adebambo
The gospel-rooted soul singer, Aretha Franklin has been pronounced dead on Thursday in a statement by...