• Essence of Style: fashion, African brands, and mental health

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    Essence of Style: fashion, African brands, and mental health
    I spotted her wearing a two-piece by Grass-Fields and immediately fell in love. Her natural curls were bouncing with every step in her Ramatu African Print set with minimal brown sandals. Her look was inspired by the African print, bold colors and her connection to the Cameroon. 
  • Cute Fits of Grass-fields #1: CurlFest Edition

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    Cute Fits of Grass-fields #1: CurlFest Edition
    Every week, we are going to be sharing some of our favourite photos we have been sent of all you gorgeous ladies flaunting your Grass-fields outfits on Instagram!  This week is going to be centred around CurlFest, a natural beauty festival held in New York, celebrating women of colour, and redefining what 'beautiful' looks like. But we aren't here to talk about CurlFest, because the FOMO...
  • This Dakar Event Is Celebrating Contemporary African Art

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    This Dakar Event Is Celebrating Contemporary African Art
    Senegal has welcomed the biannual Dakar Biennale, celebrating contemporary African art. Here's everything you need to know.
  • Africa Day 2017

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    Africa Day 2017
    Why do we celebrate Africa Day? A riot of color, music and celebration, Africa Day (otherwise known as African Liberation Day) celebrates the first Organisation of African Unity on May 25th 1963 - later to become the African Union.It’s an incredible keystone date because it commemorates the 17 countries that gained independence from European colonisers between 1958 and 1963. It’s celebrated by millions of...
  • The Truth About Memorial Day And African-Americans

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    The Truth About Memorial Day And African-Americans
    As many of us spend Memorial Day with our families and friends, we thought it would be appropriate for us to remember the service of African-Americans throughout the history of the USA, as well as clear up a few misconceptions.Did African-Americans establish Memorial Day?The idea that African-Americans created what we know today as Memorial Day does have it's merits but a closer look at the facts tells us...
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