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Michael Twitty Creates a New Kind of Garden at Colonial Williamsburg

The food historian is spearheading the Sankofa Garden, a plot dedicated to telling the history of the era’s enslaved people. Michael Twitty has made a career out of highlighting the connections between food, history, religion, and culture. The culinary historian, author, and blogger behind Afroculinaria explores the enduring food legacy of the African Diaspora, tracing […]

Seychelles again wins World’s Most Romantic Destination title at World Travel Awards

(Seychelles News Agency) – Seychelles has won the World’s Most Romantic Destination title for the second consecutive year at the 28th World Travel Awards, the Tourism Department said Thursday. The island nation came in first in the romance category ahead of other nominees which included Antigua & Barbuda, the Atacama Desert, Chile, Bali, Indonesia, Jamaica, […]

The youngest Black female professor ever to be tenured at Oxford was born in Kenya

Patricia Kingori, a sociologist who has been with Oxford University for eight years, made history as the youngest Black woman to receive tenure at the university. Appointed at the Wellcome Centre for Ethics and Humanities, the Kenya-born professor was offered the role “in recognition of the quality and global impact of her research on academia […]