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Focus on Ghana

The idea of African-Americans leaving America for Africa is not a new one. However, it has resurfaced strongly in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the disparate impact of the novel corona virus on our community. Some have begun to look for another “home” where racism will not be such a defining…

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Beyonce loves Bright Black Candles! (We do too ;o)

Zawadi was so excited to see one of our favorite brands, Bright Black Candle, spotlighted in Beyonce’s Black Parade Route; a celebration and listing of Black owned brands from arts and culture to beauty and lifestyle. Zawadi first met Bright Black Candle’s creator Tiffany in January 2020. We loved her vision ad were immediately onboard….

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The Great Outdoors

With DC and many other cities venturing into phase 2 of reopening, it feels like we are cautiously beginning to emerge from the hard parts of the COVID-19 quarantine. But with many states experiencing spikes, it is recommended that we continue to be vigilant. We are encouraged to wear masks, social distance, and spend time…

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Black Fathers Matter

A few days ago, I watched attorney L. Chris Stewart at a press conference addressing Rayshard Brooks’ murder. Chris looked tired. He was angry. Exasperated. He had just left Brooks’ family home where his daughter still had on her birthday dress, preparing to go out to celebrate with her father, unaware that a few hours…