Monthly Archives: April 2016

Zakifo festival breaks away from the norm

Zakifo is a live music event that attempts to bring together cultures and people from Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands, Australia, and beyond. It is the sister festival to Sakifo, a similar music festival that takes place on Reunion Island. Launched last year in Durban, South Africa, Zakifo gathers international musicians from across the world… Read More

Cheyney Fermin’s guide to a tasteful tomorrow

Self Help, Personal Growth, Tactful Tidbits For a Tasteful Tomorrow, Self-Help book, Author, Manners, Modern Etiquette

Cheyney Alexandria Easely Fermin, author of upcoming self help book, “Tactful Tidbits for a Tasteful Tomorrow” has had a career as a clinical research professional for the past nine years.  She received an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, a Master’s degree in public health from Boston University, and has studied the healthcare system in… Read More

Sistahs are doing it for themselves

The Sistahs are doing it for themselves film festival took place recently in California last weekend — a festival aimed at providing opportunity and support for women who are both African American and filmmakers. Through screening their work and inspiring discussion, the festival empowers and nurtures the skills and visions of African American independent filmmakers.… Read More