Has social media limited productivity? How do creatives continue crafting stories in the age of social media addiction?
‘The Sisters Show’ Educates Young Women and Provides Virtual Community
The hosts of The Sisters Show are five Gambian sisters who exude a sacred strength of resilience, and bear the scars of a post-dictatorian regime. Underneath their physical beauty is a legacy of fierce activism, and a desire to leave a positive imprint on the world. I sat down with Juka Cesay of The Sisters …
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Presenting ‘Journeys With Asiedua’ Vlogs!
Breath. I’m so grateful to have made it thus far. To still have breath. Many have perished due to COVID-19, and other pandemics that are less discussed. I hope everyone reading this is staying safe and continuing to fight the good fight. Like Dr. Kwame Nkrumah said, ‘We face neither East nor West. We face …
Self-Care + Growth Advice for the African Entrepreneur featuring Joyful Deli and Desserts
This is for the entrepreneur who spends their week chasing deadlines and munching on snacks, wedged between staring contests with their laptop, endless Zoom meetings and crossing out and adding tasks to their to-do lists. May we balance our hustle with self-care, rest and relaxation. My endorphins back flipped with every bite, and the round, …
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Social Distancing? Makeshift Markets in Nsawam, Ghana during COVID-19
Check out this video of Nsawam’s alternative marketplace, which is aimed to provide social distancing measures that prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Quarantine Chronicles: Notes from a Repatriate in Ghana during COVID-19
‘God is in control', I whisper to myself like a mantra, as I reflect on my life, and look out at the community, whose loud voices sizzle and crack like onions caramelizing in hot palm oil. Honestly, if I had known there was an impending pandemic that would cause a worldwide lockdown, I’m not sure …
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Decolonize my Closet: ‘The Lotte’ Opens in Accra Ghana
As I waltzed through the glass doors into the boutique, I felt like I had stepped into a Pan-African fashionista’s dream closet. The rich cultural cadences of afrobeats danced on my eardrums, and the colorful, eclectic and classy fashion pieces surrounded me like a breath of fresh air. On December 23rd, 2019 at 6pm in …
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A Guide to Repatriation: Ghana Is A Must (Go)
More and more children of the African Diaspora are uprooting their lives, returning to Africa and continuing a legacy interrupted by the TransAtlantic Slave trade. As a Ghanaian-American writing this from Ghana, West Africa, I can confirm that although repatriating back to Ghana has not been a walk in the park, it is definitely a …
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The Lotus Is In Bloom: Wholistic Healing with the Seven Chakras
Wellness functions as a holy trinity of the mind, body and spirit. To be in good health means you have the strength, peace of mind, clarity, foundation and balance to thrive in your personal, professional, material and spiritual lives. The intelligence of the mind is truly a powerful phenomenon. If used the right way, it …
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