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BlackTravelBox Offers Beauty Products for The Traveler on the Go

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According to Orion Brown, Black travelers have few, if any places they can go to find personal care products that work specifically for their hair and skincare needs. That is why she created Black Travel Box. Her goal is to give women of color a brand they can trust for all their travel personal care…

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12 Black Travel Bloggers You Should Be Following

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We’ve compiled a list of some Black Travel bloggers who are inspiring an educating us with their journeys around the world. Take a look, you just might get an idea for your next trip! Black Travel Bloggers The Sophisticated Life HDYTI (Hey! Dip your toes in). Brunch Belle Spirited Pursuit View this post on Instagram…

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Six Historically Black Beaches to Visit This Summer

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When we think of black history often times vacation destinations are left out of our dialogue. Our past is well documented with stories of slavery, plantations, and oppressive reality yet little do we hear about how some of our ancestors and those who came before us got to celebrate their lives. As I decided to…

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Meet The Founder of the Company that is Changing the African Travel Narrative

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Cheraé Robinson is the founder of Tastemakers Africa, a travel company that curates and arranges local experiences in cities across the continent. Due to a reignited interest in traveling to African countries, we caught up with her to find out what her thoughts are and how this affects her business. What is the biggest misconception people…

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W. E. B. Du Bois and The Year of Return for African Diaspora

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In the heart of Accra, Ghana’s capital, just a few meters from the United States embassy, lie the tombs of W. E. B. Du Bois, a great African-American civil rights leader, and his wife, Shirley. The founder of the US-based National Association for the Advancement of Colored People moved to Accra in 1961, settling in…

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Meet The Black Woman who Created The World’s Largest Tech Conference

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Social Media Week Lagos is the largest and Blackest conference that you’ve probably never heard of until now. SMW Lagos features a central stage for keynotes and panels, multiple rooms for workshops, masterclasses and presentations, and an area dedicated to co-working, networking and interactive installations. SMW Lagos 2018 boasted an attendance of over 20,000 people…

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Up in The Air Life Founder Shares How She Built a Million Dollar Travel Business

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Up in The Air Life is an international travel company founded by Claire Soares. The company is focused on showcasing luxury travel and amazing experiences that you’ve never imagined. What inspired you to create Up In the Air Life? I started Up in the Air Life because I felt there was a gap in the marketplace.…

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You Deserve to Travel – and it doesn’t have to be expensive!

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As hard working as we all are, we often think travel is something out of reach. Travel is often seen as expensive and an item low on the priority list. Americans leave 52% of unused vacation time at their jobs according to a study conducted by Project: Time Off. Can you imagine yourself sitting on…

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Ola’s Travel Diary: CUBA

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I’m fortunate to be part of a family that places value on travel and exploring other cultures. As a Nigerian American, I got my first taste of international travel from summer long excursions to Lagos to spend time with my grandparents and extended family. From those trips grew a curiosity to see and explore more,…

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The Rise of The Black Travel Movement

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I encourage you to do a little experiment. Go to our trusted Google, search ” travel ” and click on images. Notice anything? See a certain commonality? No. People. Of. Color. Anywhere. Sadly, in 2017, this is the reality and because of this, about 2 years ago, a crop of niche online communities started to…

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