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By Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez Soul Food DinnerPhoto by Photo by Amy C. Evans via Southern Foodways Alliance, CC BY 2.0 My grandmother was raised in Louisiana in the late 1920s. She and my grandfather migrated to Texas in the early 60s chasing economic...
The all-black female team. Pic credit: A Life of Adventure According to Caribbean360, they are “braving the Atlantic Ocean, crossing 3000 miles with over 1.5 million oar strokes and little sleep, to get to their destination in Antigua.” There are two...
Legendary sports figure Muhammad Ali is being honored by his Kentucky home town. On Wednesday, officials announced that Louisville International Airport will be renamed after the late boxer and humanitarian. "Muhammed Ali" by olebrat is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. To view a copy of...
Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian in her family. But to what extent can she lay claim to being Nigerian when she cannot speak her mother tongue?