Happy Sunday Dear Diaspora fam! Thanks for tuning in to episode 30. For today’s episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing Michael Addany, PhD student currently in Wuhan, China.  Michael Addaney is a doctoral scholar at the Research Institute of Environmental Law, School of Law, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China; and senior research assistant at the University […]

D’IYANU (dee-ya-nu) is a ready-to-wear bold print clothing line offering quality, trendy African inspired fashion at affordable prices. With her love for fashion and passion for self-expression through unique clothing, Nigerian born Addie Elabor launched the D’IYANU brand at the beginning of 2014. D’IYANU is a fun, bold, chic line centered on inspiring individuals to confidently dress […]

Certified Africa is influencing travelers of color to connect, do business on the Continent and share their entrepreneurial talents while contributing to the development of Africa.  Nii and Kristin met in 2016 while Kristin was participating in a legal study abroad program in Ghana. Nii showed Kristin around his home country and did the same […]

Thanks for tuning in to episode 26 of Dear Diaspora! For today’s episode, I had a lovely conversation with Justin Ikerionwu, founder of By Design! By Design is a creative lifestyle brand, promoting creativity and community. We showcase an authentic lifestyle for the creative in all of us, intentionally crafting editorial content and events that allows […]

Thanks for tuning in to episode 25 of Dear Diaspora! For today’s episode, I had a lovely conversation with Orion Brown, founder of BlackTravelBox! BlackTravelBox offers Black women on the move a selection of products specially crafted to meet the needs of textured hair and melanated skin.  Orion started BlackTravelBox to give women of color a […]

Thanks for tuning into episode 23 of Dear Diaspora! For today’s episode, I had a lovely conversation with Ashley Akunna, creator of The Grapevine!  Frustrated about how millennials were stereotyped and portrayed in the media, Ashley brainstormed ideas to change the narrative and find a way to amplify the voices of millennials. In came The […]