Category: Culture

Celebrating Women's History Month
February 27, 2023
As March approaches, so does Women's History Month, a time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history. This is an important time to recognize the...
What is The African Gaze?
January 6, 2023
When we talk about “The Gaze” in terms of arts and culture, we are talking particularly about engagement with visual media. It can be how the audience views a work of art or...
The New Faces of Nigerian Media
September 26, 2022
Nigeria has taken a bold step to become the first country in the world to ban foreign models and voice actors in its ads. Set to go into effect on October 1st (Nigerian...
Barbie as a Black Icon?
September 4, 2022
Barbie has been a popular children’s toy since its creation back in 1959. The original Barbie, the first mass-produced doll in the United States, had blonde hair, blue eyes,...
Why Are We Unwell?
August 1, 2022
Why are we unwell? Here are some facts that may or may not surprise you: According to Heart.Org, approximately 55% of Black adults have HBP, the highest in the...
Breaking the Bonds of Mental Slavery
July 15, 2022
Culture, Socio-Economic
“We are going to emancipate ourselves from mental slavery because whilst others might free the body, none but ourselves can free the mind. Mind is your only ruler, sovereign....
Rethinking the African Diaspora
July 10, 2022
When one hears the term "African Diaspora," most people immediately think of the results of the transatlantic slave trade when approximately 12.5 million people were sent to the...
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