Presenting: The Return, a Short Film

The Return is a short film that explores a repatriation journey for people of the African diaspora. This project, shot in Ghana, combines poetry, dance, music, historical memory and mythology in attempt to atone for the anguish of those who were captured and enslaved through the legacy of the TransAtlantic Slave Trade. Watch the trailer …

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Raafeke, Afro-Caribbean Author of ‘Radiance Lost’, on Culture Retention through Literature and Entrepreneurship

A Grenadian proverb states “A new broom sweeps clean, but an old broom knows the corners.” Rafeeke, an Atlanta based Afro-Caribbean writer, may agree with this adage. His words weave the vibrations of Afro-Caribbean and African storytelling forms, from Grenada to Guyana, Kenya, Nigeria and beyond. When I met him on Zoom, his warm and …

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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 …

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Freelancing 101: Optimizing Your Business during a Pandemic

As communities around the world fight to stay alive, Asiedua’s Imprint joins in on this battle, which exists in all facets of life—genetically, spiritually, financially and more. Simply waking up is a blessing. Still, like the great Maya Angelou said, “My mission is life is not just to survive, but to thrive; and to do …

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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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Traversing Realms| From Nsawam to Ashresu, Ghana

The slender palm trees dance to the tune of the soft nframa/ wind tententen/ tall as a mug Peacefully and full of grace I catch myself smiling in the reflection of the car window as I glance at bunches of flowers peppered along the roadside. 'Shwoom' is the sound of cars speeding past us; it …

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Overcoming my Shame of Being African

"If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive. ” – Audre Lorde   “Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker West Philadelphia born and raised; weaved like twill between African American, Fulani and Ghanaian communities most of my days. An African …

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