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Gullah Culinary Griot: Vertamae Smart-Grovenor Books To Keep In Your Kitchen

Gullah Culinary Griot: Vertamae Smart-Grovenor Books To Keep In Your Kitchen

Born in Hampton County, SC, Vertamae Smart-Grovenor, was a culinary legend well before her time. This SC Lowcountry native is a Gullah Cooking legend who explore the history, legacy, and preservation of Gullah cuisine. This…

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Gullah Culinary Griot: Vertamae Smart-Grovenor Books To Keep In Your Kitchen
Black Millionaires, Entrepreneurs & the Middle Class: American Beach, Florida Heritage Books to Explore

Black Millionaires, Entrepreneurs & the Middle Class: American Beach, Florida Heritage Books to Explore

American Beach is one of the most important places in African American history. This historic Florida coastal retreat was home to black millionaires, entrepreneurs, and a thriving middle class. Now a part of the St.…

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Black Millionaires, Entrepreneurs & the Middle Class: American Beach, Florida Heritage Books to Explore
Black in Appalachia Heritage Books to Add To Your Coffee Table

Black in Appalachia Heritage Books to Add To Your Coffee Table

Although I am a Lowcountry coastal girl, I love nothing more than enjoying the views of the mountains of Appalachia during the fall and winter months. My father used to take us to the Blue…

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Black in Appalachia Heritage Books to Add To Your Coffee Table

Although I am a Lowcountry coastal girl, I love nothing more than enjoying the views of the mountains of Appalachia during the fall and winter months. My father used to take us to the Blue…

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Gullah Food Festival in Hilton Head Island, SC

Gullah Food Festival in Hilton Head Island, SC

Love good food and love to travel? Head down to the Gullah Food Fesitval in Hilton Head Island, SC hosted by the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head. This is a perfect event to spend the…

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Gullah Food Festival in Hilton Head Island, SC

Love good food and love to travel? Head down to the Gullah Food Fesitval in Hilton Head Island, SC hosted by the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head. This is a perfect event to spend the…

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Black Heritage Travel: Penn Center Labor Day Celebration on the South Carolina Sea Islands

Black Heritage Travel: Penn Center Labor Day Celebration on the South Carolina Sea Islands

Looking for something to do or a last-minute trip for Labor Day? You should check out the Labor Day Celebration at the Historic Penn Center. My husband I love visiting Penn Center for the beauty…

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Black Heritage Travel: Penn Center Labor Day Celebration on the South Carolina Sea Islands

Looking for something to do or a last-minute trip for Labor Day? You should check out the Labor Day Celebration at the Historic Penn Center. My husband I love visiting Penn Center for the beauty…

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Nominate a Site for the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail

Nominate a Site for the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail

The Louisiana Civil Rights Trail tells the stories of the struggles of African Americans in Louisiana who fought for the rights of citizens to have political and social freedom and equality. Qualifying sites must have…

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Nominate a Site for the Louisiana Civil Rights Trail

The Louisiana Civil Rights Trail tells the stories of the struggles of African Americans in Louisiana who fought for the rights of citizens to have political and social freedom and equality. Qualifying sites must have…

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Holiday  Heritage Travel: Gullah Christmas Celebration in Beaufort, SC

Holiday Heritage Travel: Gullah Christmas Celebration in Beaufort, SC

Looking for somewhere to travel and explore this holiday season? We suggest you visit Beaufort, SC and explore their Holiday Sea Island Celebration. Full of arts, culture, history, heritage and more, this series of holiday…

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Holiday Heritage Travel: Gullah Christmas Celebration in Beaufort, SC

Looking for somewhere to travel and explore this holiday season? We suggest you visit Beaufort, SC and explore their Holiday Sea Island Celebration. Full of arts, culture, history, heritage and more, this series of holiday…

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HBCU Dorm Decor: Modern Preppy Style at North Carolina A&T

HBCU Dorm Decor: Modern Preppy Style at North Carolina A&T

School is back in session and the class of 2023 is here. One of the most memorable experiences of college life is moving into your dorm. You are nervous and so are your parents (maybe…

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HBCU Dorm Decor: Modern Preppy Style at North Carolina A&T

School is back in session and the class of 2023 is here. One of the most memorable experiences of college life is moving into your dorm. You are nervous and so are your parents (maybe…

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HBCU Arts and Classical Music: Allen University Hosts Colour of Music

HBCU Arts and Classical Music: Allen University Hosts Colour of Music

The Colour of Music Festival announces the Columbia SC début of Colour of Music Festival ‘Petit’ September 11-15, 2019 at Allen University, Chapelle Auditorium, 1530 Harden Street, Columbia SC, a five-day festival featuring black classical…

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HBCU Tailgate Essentials – How To Host a Tailgate at Home

HBCU Tailgate Essentials – How To Host a Tailgate at Home

HBCU Tailgate season is here. Summer is coming to an end and before we know it Autumn will be here. If you can’t make it back to your alma mater, why not host a tailgate…

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HBCU Tailgate Essentials – How To Host a Tailgate at Home

HBCU Tailgate season is here. Summer is coming to an end and before we know it Autumn will be here. If you can’t make it back to your alma mater, why not host a tailgate…

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Celebrating five years of the American Beach Museum

Celebrating five years of the American Beach Museum

History of American Beach from AmeliaIsland.com The driving force behind the conception of American Beach was Abraham Lincoln Lewis, one of the original founders in 1901 of Jacksonville, Florida’s Afro-American Life Insurance Company. Lewis was a man…

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Celebrating five years of the American Beach Museum
Mobile’s BackFlash Antiques Mall Sells Love and Whimsy

Mobile’s BackFlash Antiques Mall Sells Love and Whimsy

Charlana Thomas Quiovers’ voice is as warm and hospitable as one would expect from a native of Mobile, Alabama. She says “moh-beel” gently and in a way not to correct a Northerner’s inclination to mispronounce…

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Mobile’s BackFlash Antiques Mall Sells Love and Whimsy

Charlana Thomas Quiovers’ voice is as warm and hospitable as one would expect from a native of Mobile, Alabama. She says “moh-beel” gently and in a way not to correct a Northerner’s inclination to mispronounce…

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Fall Heritage Travel: 2019 MOJA Arts Festival

Fall Heritage Travel: 2019 MOJA Arts Festival

2019 marks Charleston’s 36th annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for many years, the MOJA Arts Festival promises an…

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Fall Heritage Travel: 2019 MOJA Arts Festival

2019 marks Charleston’s 36th annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for many years, the MOJA Arts Festival promises an…

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Black Art Exhibit: HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES

Black Art Exhibit: HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents two concurrent exhibits, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color by Andrew Feiler and HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES, on view at City Gallery August 23 through…

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Black Art Exhibit: HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES

The City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs presents two concurrent exhibits, Without Regard to Sex, Race, or Color by Andrew Feiler and HBCUs: Creating Power Through Education by Synthia SAINT JAMES, on view at City Gallery August 23 through…

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Discover Dunwoody: A Sophisticated Cultural Getaway

Discover Dunwoody: A Sophisticated Cultural Getaway

Are you an avid lover of the arts? Do you enjoy immersing yourself in different cultures? How about losing track of time with hands-on activities? If yes, Dunwoody has just the spots for you and…

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Discover Dunwoody: A Sophisticated Cultural Getaway

Are you an avid lover of the arts? Do you enjoy immersing yourself in different cultures? How about losing track of time with hands-on activities? If yes, Dunwoody has just the spots for you and…

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How to Add Wallpaper to Your Room with Inspiration from Novogratz

How to Add Wallpaper to Your Room with Inspiration from Novogratz

Summer is in full gear and it is time to start getting homes ready for fall and holiday season. One way to transform your home without a full renovation is by adding wallpaper. Today we…

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How to Add Wallpaper to Your Room with Inspiration from Novogratz

Summer is in full gear and it is time to start getting homes ready for fall and holiday season. One way to transform your home without a full renovation is by adding wallpaper. Today we…

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Southern Sensibility & Style: Africa Fashion Week Lowcountry 2019

Southern Sensibility & Style: Africa Fashion Week Lowcountry 2019

Warning! Strictly stunning, is the dress code. Tuesday, August 20th until Sunday, August 25th are the dates to save. This is an event sponsored by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, and it is…

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Southern Sensibility & Style: Africa Fashion Week Lowcountry 2019

Warning! Strictly stunning, is the dress code. Tuesday, August 20th until Sunday, August 25th are the dates to save. This is an event sponsored by the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, and it is…

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National Council of Negro Women: Cookbooks to Add To Your Coffee Table

National Council of Negro Women: Cookbooks to Add To Your Coffee Table

Southern food heritage is one of my favorite topics. So much of southern food heritage is linked to and should be credited to African American women. From the preparation, gardening, techniques and more, the matriarchs…

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National Council of Negro Women: Cookbooks to Add To Your Coffee Table

Southern food heritage is one of my favorite topics. So much of southern food heritage is linked to and should be credited to African American women. From the preparation, gardening, techniques and more, the matriarchs…

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How to Host A Healthy Lowcountry Sunday Brunch: Honoring Tradition While Improving Health

How to Host A Healthy Lowcountry Sunday Brunch: Honoring Tradition While Improving Health

There is nothing better than brunch in the South.  I have such wonderful and cherished memories of Sunday Brunch after Easter service and hanging out with my family on my grandfather’s property in the woods…

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How to Host A Healthy Lowcountry Sunday Brunch: Honoring Tradition While Improving Health
Legends of the Blues: 5 Black  Women of the Blues Era

Legends of the Blues: 5 Black Women of the Blues Era

All of these unique women influenced their culture and many to come. All of their work is just as phenomenal as they have proved to be. Explore the history of these Legends of the Blues:…

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Legends of the Blues: 5 Black Women of the Blues Era

All of these unique women influenced their culture and many to come. All of their work is just as phenomenal as they have proved to be. Explore the history of these Legends of the Blues:…

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Heritage Travels: 5 AME Historic Churches in Louisiana

Heritage Travels: 5 AME Historic Churches in Louisiana

The African Methodist Episcopal Church is the first independent Protestant denomination to be founded by black people. The church plays a huge role in the influences of black culture and the background of black heritage.…

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Heritage Travels: 5 AME Historic Churches in Louisiana
7 HBCU Museums To Explore During Homecoming Season

7 HBCU Museums To Explore During Homecoming Season

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have some of the most beautifully rich campuses. Walking across the campuses alone, leave you feeling like a part of history, as the serene scenery passes your sight with your…

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7 HBCU Museums To Explore During Homecoming Season

Historically Black Colleges and Universities have some of the most beautifully rich campuses. Walking across the campuses alone, leave you feeling like a part of history, as the serene scenery passes your sight with your…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents HBCU Art Showcase  in Collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents HBCU Art Showcase in Collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

NEW ORLEANS — Now on view at Ogden Museum of Southern Art is the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Art Showcase, presented in collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links,…

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Ogden Museum of Southern Art Presents HBCU Art Showcase in Collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated

NEW ORLEANS — Now on view at Ogden Museum of Southern Art is the annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Art Showcase, presented in collaboration with the New Orleans (LA) Chapter of The Links,…

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Voorhees College Heritage: HBCU Founded by a Black Woman with $5,000 and 280 Acres

Voorhees College Heritage: HBCU Founded by a Black Woman with $5,000 and 280 Acres

Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, born on August 18, 1872 near Talbotton, GA, is the founder of Voorhees College. An HBCU in Denmark, SC, that proudly holds its title of being the only school standing, founded by…

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Voorhees College Heritage: HBCU Founded by a Black Woman with $5,000 and 280 Acres

Elizabeth Evelyn Wright, born on August 18, 1872 near Talbotton, GA, is the founder of Voorhees College. An HBCU in Denmark, SC, that proudly holds its title of being the only school standing, founded by…

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