Africa

Black Folks Taking Over: Nigeria’s Population to Surpass America’s

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Nigeria’s population will become the third most populated country, overtaking the United States of America, by 2050 according to a report released by the United Nations. Currently coming in at number seven on the world’s most populated country list, this drastic position change will be...

Sisters Launch Beauty Brand for Black Women

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Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa are the beautiful Nigerian sisters behind the up-and-coming beauty brand — Bolden. As a brand built by black women, we exist to embolden women like us to confidently embrace their natural beauty. Through expertly-cra­fted, responsibly-sourced, and tailor-made beauty experiences, we’ll...

African Union’s New Passport Would Make Travel On The Continent Easier For Africans

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A new electronic African Union passport is set to make travel on the continent much easier for Africans. Currently, Africans are required to have Visas for over half of the countries on the continent. Only 13 of those countries allow other Africans to enter without...

Modern African Women Pay Tribute To Their Ancestors In Stunning Photo Series

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Photographer Joana Choumali realized upon her grandmother’s passing just how much of her story had gone with her. She decided soon afterwards to embark on a project that would document young, contemporary African women and their relationships to past generations. Through the photos, Choumali not...

Ghanaian Artist Reimagines Black Celebrities In Traditional African Dress And Its Pretty Awesome

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When 26 year old Ghanaian New York Artist Dennis Owusu-Ansah witnessed a friend being teased by a group of men for wearing kente cloth, he decided it could be an opportunity to educate. “I figured something must be done to change the perspective of people...