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Afroism

Afroism

With guiltless thoughts,  My pride gleams, The love for my race,  Color and culture. Proudest of men I am, My birth as an African. Isn’t Afroism a…

A Message to the Abused

A Message to the Abused

By JoAnn Hodges   Many years ago, women suffered in silence, afraid to tell anyone what was happening to them. There weren’t many support groups set up like…

My Son – Slick Rick

My Son – Slick Rick

By Bea Joyner NOTE: This story is adapted from my book, “Don’t Need No Soaps, My Life Is Soap Enough!” With the school year approaching, I…

International Locks Conference Coming in October

By Ayana Jones The 23rd Annual International Locks Conference, Natural Hair, Holistic Health and Beauty Expo, hosted by the Kuumba Family Institute, Inc., is scheduled for Oct. 7-8 from…

Food Made with Love and Soul

Food Made with Love and Soul

By Lyn Sheppard Willie Lockhart, owner and operator of Chef Uncle Willie II’s Restaurant in Darby, PA, never goes wrong with his two most precious ingredients ̶ love and soul…

To Love and to Strike: A Look at Domestic Violence in Africa

By: Nzeribe Okechukwu Divorce, domestic violence, child negligence, and infidelity are common stories in newspapers, on television and social media platforms. The African marital value system is no longer immune…

AFRICAN MUSIC MAKERS

Curated by Bobbi I. Booker Lying in the midst of the vast urban community stretching down the Eastern Seaboard, Philadelphia is an integral part of the spirit of America, past…

African Books To Read This Summer

African Books To Read This Summer

FunTimes Writer, Khadijah Ndiaye, suggests some great African books to read this summer.   Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo an African Book There are things even love can…