For The Children of The African Diaspora

Powerful, Global, Black African Children's Media Brands Are Long Overdue And Need To Be Built Over The Coming Decades August 11, 2016 14:52

I want to discuss why it is important for the world to have powerful global Black African children’s brands and networks. I mean networks that have the same or greater social cultural impact as Disney, Nickelodeon, Sesame Street, Cartoon Network and alike around the world.


Children's Books That Celebrate Black Boys July 27, 2016 16:51

We hope you like this list of books. 


African Fashion Stores For Children July 19, 2016 12:04

Outside of the continent, finding African clothing for your little one can some time require some serious searching on google or tracking down an African themed market close to your area. This is especially true if you live in America, Europe and Asia . To help you out in finding lovely clothes for your children we've put together a list of some wonderful children's fashion shops around the world selling designs inspired by many African countries. 

 


Quilombinho: The First Summer Camp For Black Children of Brazil July 15, 2016 12:28

 

In Brazil there is a huge lack of african-centered activities for kids to enjoy. An NGO named DAS Pretas is about to change that. Introducing Quilombinho! The first ever summer camp designed for Afro -Brazilian kids. The event is set to take off from 18th to 122nd July, for free.

The organisers of the event said that they launched the project for the purpose of boosting the  self of-esteem and representation of Afro-Brazilian children in the city of Vitoria. 

There will be lots of fun activities including several screenings of Bino and Fino at the event too!

Quilombinho - Summer Camp

When? From 18 to 22 July
Time? From 13h to 18h
Location? Black Museum (Mucane) - Victory Center
Entrance? Free (upon registration)
How to apply? Forward a copy of the child's birth certificate to the Institute Of Black (Rua Nestor Gomes, 174, Victory Centre - Near Anchieta Palace)

 


The Nomadic Culture of the Fulani of Africa June 28, 2016 09:15

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The Fulani people are one of the largest ethno-linguistic groups in Africa. They live across West Africa, from Lake Chad, in the east, to the Atlantic ocean.

                                 Copyright of Nathaniel Ajibola

Originally, a pastoral society, the Fulani's lives revolve around the needs of their cattle. They wonder in nomadic groups, making temporary camps. Some of their diary products are are exchanged at markets for cereal foods. In Nigeria, the Fulani can be seen trekking through different states and cities, so that their cattle can graze.

 

 


A List of Essential Children's Books To Empower Black Girls To Love Their Hair June 23, 2016 11:15

Its amazing how much work still remains to address the lack of children's books that represent little black girls. After some research we decided to put together this list of essential books that help empower young girls to love their natural self. You can purchase them from on-line stores such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble or directly from their website.