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Black Music Festivals 2020

Black Music Festivals 2020 We’re highlighting some of the best African American Music Festivals in the U.S. and Caribbean.  Please note that we are updating this post as soon as information is released on various Black music festivals. Tampa Bay Black Heritage & Music Festival Tampa Bay, FL …

Why 2020 Is A Great Time to Take An Alaska Cruise

Alaska is unlike any other cruise destination. Given its history, culture, geography and wildlife…it’s a real learning experience. Here are some of the most compelling reasons why 2020 is a great time to take an Alaska cruise. The Ships: For year, cruise lines only put older, smaller ships …

Bachelorette Trip Ideas

Getting married is a big deal, and you want to celebrate it with your girls. A great way to do so is to plan an awesome bachelorette trip. While a lot of brides to be have parties at strip clubs or bars, many are choosing to do something …

Hair Essential for Travel

By now we hope you know that satin pillow cases and bonnets are essential to keep your hair healthy, but many people forget to pack them when they travel.  Whether it’s to protect freshly done braids, or just protecting your hair by locking in moisture & preventing frizz …

Black History Month

The origin of Black History Month dates back to 1925, when historian and founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, announced his idea for a nationally celebrated Negro History week to honor the numerous contributions that blacks have made …

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day The iconic leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a big believer in public service and helping others.  It was during his 1957 speech in Montgomery, Alabama where he remarked: “Life’s most persistent and urgent …