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Ethiopian coffee ceremony showcases the long history of coffee in East Africa from at least the 14th century

Birthplace of Coffee – Africa

Steve Evans / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)Photograph by: Mrskupe / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)Traditional Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony / Roasted Ethiopian Coffee Beans

Eliminate Figure Of Colored Man

Hall states today in America discrimination against black men manifests disproportionately in many extremes such as higher incarceration, unemployment, mortality, lower...
African American history of black-eyed peas and a Hoppin' John recipe

Black-eyed Peas / Hoppin’ John – African Connection to American Food

Few people realize the strong influence of Africa on American cuisine. This is a connection that was intentionally buried because of the...
Dance in Ghana

Ghana 2019 – The Year of Return

Return to Ghana in 2019 - 400 Years Ago the First Enslaved Africans Land in America What’s the...
Two examples of Richard Bell's Liberation Art

Richard Bell – A Native Australian Artist

In this article, I am highlighting an artist that I bet most African Americans have never heard of. It only takes a little internet curiosity!
Three of the few remaining homes in the historic Weeksville Heritage Center in Brooklyn NY

Weeksville Heritage Center and Historic Site

The Weeksville Heritage Center, in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, is a very special historic place which is now fundraising to survive.  Weeksville was...

British-Nigerian filmmaker Adeyemi Michael: All immigrants are conquerors

I found this write-up "British-Nigerian filmmaker Adeyemi Michael: All immigrants are conquerors" on BBC.com. This is a review of a very...
Studio Museum building on 125th Street in Harlem NY USA

Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem

Hey people!  I have to share this traveling exhibit by the Studio Museum in Harlem.  If you have never been, let me tell you that...

6 Culinary Customs from Black Southern Grandmas

By Ambreia Meadows-Fernandez Soul Food DinnerPhoto by Photo by Amy C. Evans via Southern Foodways Alliance, CC BY 2.0...

One culture, two generations: Learning my mother tongue

Born and raised in Birmingham, Lola is both British and Nigerian. As the oldest daughter, she started the first generation of British-Nigerian...