Dr Umar Johson speaks to the Breakfast Club and provides an update on the school he has been building in America The Fredrick Douglas and Marcus Garvey Academy for over three years, complete with information regarding the process, contractors, the school curriculum which includes Maths , English, Languages, Financial and Economic science, and modules which include how to do taxes, real estate, international investments, business planning, agriculture, spiritual, astro sciences, as well as speaking on Deion Sanders, TJ Holmes, Interracial Relationships + The Snow Bunny Crisis more.
International superstar Akon announced his Akon Lighting Africa initiative at the United Nations headquarters. Senegalese born American raised artist Akon, whose Akon Lighting Africa initiative aims to bring electricity to some of the 600 million Africans who currently lack it, publicly announced the launch of a new “Solar Academy” for the people of Africa.
Art : Melodie Briere – African Truth
Brilliant and wonderful work from London Based MakeUp Artist Melodie Briere, Here is a comments on the beautiful and Timeless piece of Art she’s created “Its obviously about pure earth and innocence and resources being squeezed out by europe/china/usa making the continent “bleed”.” The Make up artist used natural white clay for the effect on the skin’s model giving a strong and bigger impact, for a painful and true message giving us a taste of the sad, painful and harsh reality of our modern world.
Photography by Innocent Adriko
Model Karen Bengo
Makeup and Concept by Melodie briere
Lauryn Hill was in London town for her first U.K. performance in five year at the indigO2 on Saturday April 14. Arriving two hours late, then launching into her set list. The performance which lasted 90 minutes was a mixture of Fugees classics, with offerings off her one album The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill. The set was energetic, entertaining and soulful a majority of fans were mesmerised by the beauty, timelessness and tone of Lauryn’s voice in song, a few fans were left disappointed with the lack of new material and rightfully so, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill was released in 1998 and The Fugees, The Score Album even earlier. For the come back gig Ms Hill wore a long metal coloured dress, natural hair with beautiful accessories inspired by Africa and a jacket that never came off. Check out some of the footage from the show below.
The latest campaign by Vivienne Westwood is simply … DOPER THAN CREAAAM.
At the age of 70, Vivienne Westwood the innovative, defiant, Iconic British Legend Take us to Africa with her Latest collection full of african Sub-saharan prints. The shots were made during a trip to the capital of Kenya, Nairobi. With her husband Andreas Kronthaler, Her Team, and the people of a village in Nairobi, wearing her latest creations, We can feel the Jovial atmosphere and imagine the amazing time they had in Kenya. Special A* to the photographer Juergen Teller who Managed to grasp the natural ambiance, the Joy and Happiness but also the harsh reality.
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Africa is the Future and The North Face’s Japan-only Purple Label line understood it Well. Using an African motif pattern and composed of a unique material called PERTEX which is a wind resistant, durable wicking fabric with more breathing and waterproof ability. Not only dope but distinguished the garments colors are mixed with bright purple, red, blue and orange hues all together and comes in different styles of jacket, vest and poncho form, more pics after the Jump