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23-Year-Old Nigerian Author Lands Seven-Figure Film Deal With African Fantasy Novel

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Photo courtesy of Tomi Adeyemi’s Instagram Written by Sharee Silerio 23-year-old Tomi Adeyemi, a Nigerian-American writer and creative writing coach, is following in the footsteps of Margot Lee Shetterly, author of the book-turned-hit-film Hidden Figures. Continue Reading Like Shetterly, Ayedemi’s first book, Children Of Blood And Bone is being developed as a movie, even though it hasn’t been published yet!…

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African American Entrepreneur Creates Ride Sharing App To Compete With Uber & Lyft

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Written by Mike Orie of TheConsciousTip.com An African-American entrepreneur is looking to give Uber & Lyft some competition with the development of his new ride-sharing app. Continue Reading Tanzanian-born Godwin Gabriel has created new ride sharing app, Moovn. Similar to other ride-sharing apps, Moovn works very similar, but aims to be both more affordable and notes safety as one of…

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Lion Cubs and Calves, Oh My!

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The final day of our African Safari Adventure was all about the babies (as well as my unwillingness to pack and vacate the premises)!  And since the experience transcends words, I thought I’d share ALL the pics-  Meet Sam. He along with a female elephant (Tsotsi) were to be culled from Zimbabwe, but were ultimately rescued and brought to Botlierskop.  Here, they…

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American African.

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By Erickka Sy Savané of Bitches Brew Blog I drank the African kool-aid early. I must have been around ten years old when I saw Roots for the first time, but the effect on me… Kunta left me defenseless against anything that Africa was selling. In him I saw a warrior, a King. And when he held his newborn daughter…

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