Patrice Lumumba: A Pan-African Martyr

On this day, we give thanks for one of our most beloved ancestors. Patrice Lumumba was born on July 2 , 1925, in the present-day Democratic Republic of Congo. Lumumba is well known for his Pan-African ideology in which he advocated for an independent and self-sufficient Africa. The Democratic Republic of Congo was colonized by…

INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE – ETHIOPIA

TEDDY AFRO- TIKUR SEW I hope you are as mesmerized and fascinated by the video and song as me. The song is written to honor and celebrate Emperor┬áMenelik’s defeat of the Italians. As many of us know, Ethiopia was the only African country to escape being colonized. I believe this video does an amazing job…

Festival De Sahel , Loumpou, and the journey across the dessert

Everyone was talking about it. Festival de Sahel, Are you going????? I knew I had to make it there and the universe provided a way. My school just happened to need a female chaperon for an overnight field trip that JUST SO HAPPENED to be a 20 minute walk through the sand dunes to the…