diaspora

10 Thoughts and Observations About My First Trip to Ghana (and Africa)

10 Thoughts and Observations About My First Trip to Ghana (and Africa)

When I got married in October 2018, my wife and I broached the idea of going to Accra, Ghana, for our honeymoon. Now, this wasn’t a random “Let’s go to Africa!” ideation; I’d never been to the African
Why did Carlos Ghosn flee to Lebanon?

Why did Carlos Ghosn flee to Lebanon?

The former Nissan exec, who jumped bail in Japan, has extensive ties to Lebanon, which put him on a postage stamp in 2017.
“Howdy, Modi!” rally: A Texas-sized welcome for Modi and Trump

“Howdy, Modi!” rally: A Texas-sized welcome for Modi and Trump

Diaspora The post “Howdy, Modi!” rally: A Texas-sized welcome for Modi and Trump appeared first on Hot Air.
Elegant Portraits by Ayana V. Jackson Are Inspired by African Diasporic Mythology

Elegant Portraits by Ayana V. Jackson Are Inspired by African Diasporic Mythology

In a new photographic series artist Ayana V. Jackson explores the colonial gaze and historical portraiture traditions. Figures, all played by Jackson herself, appear in classical poses, draped in
Jidenna's 85 to Africa Is a Musical Road Trip Worth Taking

Jidenna's 85 to Africa Is a Musical Road Trip Worth Taking

While August 23, 2019, probably won’t be revered in modern black music release history the same way that September 29, 1998, is—the day that Outkast’s Aquemini, Jay-Z’s Vol. 2, Hard Knock Life, A
Ethiopia’s financial reforms hold promise for its diaspora business community

Ethiopia’s financial reforms hold promise for its diaspora business community

Ethiopian Investors from Dakar to New York are anticipating to invest in the country's lucrative financial sector
The Puerto Rican diaspora is buying last-minute tickets to join historic protests

The Puerto Rican diaspora is buying last-minute tickets to join historic protests

Tens of thousands marched throughout the island Monday, including Puerto Ricans who flew in for the occasion.
GoldLink Elevates to New Heights of Artistry on ‘Diaspora’

GoldLink Elevates to New Heights of Artistry on ‘Diaspora’

4.0/5.0 In a way, GoldLink’s Diaspora is significantly more ambitious than At What Cost, his 2017 major label debut. Where that record was focused on capturing the sound and culture of a single
Listen to GoldLink’s Sophomore Album ‘Diaspora’ ft. Pusha-T, Tyler, the Creator & More

Listen to GoldLink’s Sophomore Album ‘Diaspora’ ft. Pusha-T, Tyler, the Creator & More

Less than two weeks after the announcement, GoldLink‘s sophomore album Diaspora has dropped. The album consists of 14 tracks, with a bunch of impressive features, including Tyler, the Creator and Jay
GoldLink Announces Album, Drops New Song, and Debuts Radio Show

GoldLink Announces Album, Drops New Song, and Debuts Radio Show

GoldLink had a big day yesterday — he announced a new album, called Diaspora, dropped a new song, “Joke Ting,” and debuted his new Beats 1 radio show, called IFFY FM. “Joke Ting,” featuring Ari
Watch: Nipsey Hussle on Eritrean Pride as Eritrean American Community Mourns One of Its Own

Watch: Nipsey Hussle on Eritrean Pride as Eritrean American Community Mourns One of Its Own

He became famous as Nipsey Hussle, but he was beloved as simply “Ermias” among the Eritrean-American community Hussle proudly embraced as the child born Ermias Asghedom to Eritrean and African
America. In Black.: A VSB Essay Series About the Unique and Individual Experiences of Black People in America

America. In Black.: A VSB Essay Series About the Unique and Individual Experiences of Black People in America

One of the best parts about VSB over the course of our existence—which is going on 11 years(!!!!!) come March—is that we’ve had the opportunity to write about and share many different aspects of
British museums are full of Indian history. Now, they’re finally getting Indian-origin curators

British museums are full of Indian history. Now, they’re finally getting Indian-origin curators

Some of the most fascinating exhibitions of Indian art, history, and heritage take place outside India. It’s one of the many troubling legacies of colonial…
Miami’s 1st Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit Weekend Embraced the Diaspora, Honored Univision’s Tony Dandrades

Miami’s 1st Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit Weekend Embraced the Diaspora, Honored Univision’s Tony Dandrades

Members of the African Diaspora converged into downtown Miami on April 13 and 14 to celebrate Afro-Latino excellence. The first annual Afro-Latino Heritage Excellence Summit highlighted the
Powerful Portraits Highlight the Importance of African Immigrants in the Western World

Powerful Portraits Highlight the Importance of African Immigrants in the Western World

Filmmaker turned photographer Dagmar Van Weeghel examines culture and identity through portraits of African immigrants in a series titled Diaspora. These non-models, swathed in clothing inspired by
The Model Minority Is Not a Myth: It’s Ajit Pai

The Model Minority Is Not a Myth: It’s Ajit Pai

In the week after liberals clutched their organically grown pearls that our president would [openly] call the first black republic a “shithole,” many immigrants jumped on Twitter to quip about the
Hungry Venezuelans Flee in Boats to Escape Economic Collapse

Hungry Venezuelans Flee in Boats to Escape Economic Collapse

Migrants preparing to board the smugglers’ boats that will take them from Venezuela to Curaçao.