Honestly, I tear up thinking about how I felt on this day when you arrived. It was the first time in my life that I no longer felt alone. Before you were born, I was always at Aunty Agnes’s house. They had a grandma living there, so Mom and Dad used to drop me offContinue reading “Sallay.”
T H | I N K It started with family. The culture embedded in my DNA motivated me to create a brand with a purpose. The purpose that would cultivate connections with people around the world and promote African culture in a manner that was bold, and unapologetic. With a name as unusual as Amyang,Continue reading “R E | D E E M”
Days have passed, the box office numbers are undeniably record-breaking, and the cast of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther has injected a rush of African Pride into our veins. I don’t want to come down from this high, but we need a reality check. The flight to Wakanda offered by United is NOT REAL. It’s sad. Continue reading “We Can Still Heal… No Wahala”
#Curlfest is a festival that we needed a decade ago. Thanks to The Curly Girl Collective and their corporate partners, it’s a part of my new reality and a breath of fresh air.
Eliki, a Chicago native and world-traveling artist is known for her sweet and soulful tone. A Chicago native, Eliki grew up in a home filled with Greek culture and musical inspiration. After attending Columbia College & DePaul University where she studied Jazz and Acting, she moved to New York City to pursue her vision ofContinue reading “Eliki: A Songstress for Your Soul”
The Summer Olympics are happening and I am excited! As a kid, I remember the excitement of watching the opening ceremony and looking for two teams, USA and Sierra Leone. Why both? Well, both are important to me. I am an American, born in the USA, but my parents immigrated to the USA from SierraContinue reading “My Tribe is Creative AF: Meet Olympian Hafsatu Kamara”