It irked me whenever I watched the news, commercials or saw ads online concerning countries in Africa, they portrayed poverty, struggle and suffering. Yes, I believe that we are lacking in some parts, but at the same time, we have lots of beautiful and modern places and cities. Which is why we as individuals need to change this backwards narrative!
Lots of lots of photographs out there pose the African child as hopeless and in dire need. That's not entirely true but it wouldn't matter if there were other photographs out there showing the beauty of the African culture at large and not only as savages. The availability of these two facts(in form of photographs) is the truth.
Seeing the world come together as one, united against Racism. Theres no better time to represent who, what and values that best describes us.
It is important for the world to recognize that without the African community the whole world at Large will suffer economically
I believe a man cannot just rise up to be great on his own without any help from his fellow kin. I believe everyone can make a difference if they come together and agree.
My mission is to capture the complexities, hopes and everyday realities of Africans and people of African descent; to produce content that helps to demystify the "dark continent"
This movement is very important to me because it represents a symbol of hope the average afro African youth. Its a platform by which voices would be heard and provoke an awakening of change bringing about a call to action. Being a visual art Director i use my unique talents and Art as means of sparking a call to social reform in the society.
Police brutality majorly against Africans in Africa and diaspora, and the authorities not being accountable for their actions.
When I finally received my ancestry DNA results and it confirmed my Nigerian, Malian & Benin Togo breakdown. I am absolutely looking forward to the day that all West African Americans find value in self by receiving their DNA results and researching all the beauty that comes with it; we come from Royalty‼️‼️💯