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Carnival Experiences You Can’t Miss Out On

Carnival is perhaps the biggest cultural celebration that takes place in Jamaica each year. Some of the festivities kick off in January and last until about the middle of April. Because of the length of Carnival, it’s almost impossible to see it all, especially if you don’t live …

Coachella 2018

Coachella is a yearly music and arts festival held in Indio, California. The lineup changes each year and started in 1993 with Pearl Jam as the main performer. Coachella will be held April 13-15 and April 20-22, 2018. Here’s more information about the performers and what it’s like …

Jamaica Bacchanal Carnival

Music that touches your soul, costumes that leave little to the imagination and a feeling of immense unity are what make up Jamaica’s Bacchanal Carnival. Thousands of people gather together for days on end celebrating with each other through song and mas. Here is a little bit more …

Black Music Festivals 2018

We’re highlighting some of the best African American Music Festivals in the U.S. and Caribbean. Black Music Festivals 2018 Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival & Music Festival Tampa Bay, FL Jan. 11-20, 2018 This ten-day celebration includes live entertainment, exciting cultural events, relevant health tutorials, business advising seminars, …

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King brought hope and healing to America.  I could not recall a time more than now that we need to remember all the things that he stood for, and the life that he led full of compassion, dignity, courage, humility, justice and truth. Dr. King’s …

Barbados Crop Over vs. Trinidad Carnival

Barbados and Trinidad have two festivals that seem to compete with each other as far as which one is the best: Barbados Crop Over and Trinidad Carnival. Each one is very culture centric so you get to enjoy the music, food and customs, but which one is better …

Top Black Museums In America

African Americans have made a lot of contributions to this country. There are many musicians, activists, writers and artists that have helped build America. Because of this, there are a variety of black museums located throughout the United States. National Museum of African American History And Culture In …