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Nothing feeds the soul quite like travel. If you’re in between vacations and looking for a quick vicarious getaway, we have a great lineup of black travelers to inspire, motivate, and stimulate your wanderlust. From professional photographers and families to solo adventurers, these 12 Instagram travel accounts will inspire you to book your next flight today.
If you’re looking for beautiful post-card like, scenic views and candid, in-the-moment snapshots, Henry’s got you covered.
Travel journalist and content creator Tracy Coleman curates tropical travel destinations, local culture, fun events, and great food.
Always on the go, newlywed traveler and father, @No___address will awaken your inner beach dweller.
A self described “budget adventurer,” …MORE >>
Vegan paradise might not be your first impression of Inglewood, Calif. but step inside Stuff I Eat on Market Street and chef Babette Davis will introduce you to incredible soul food made solely from plant products. The restaurant itself is pretty bare bones – Davis allows her food to speak for itself. A steady crowd streams in as she orchestrates a tight crew of maybe ten at most, at the venue where she has been serving healthy eats since 2008.
“We are very fortunate and blessed,” says Davis, speaking of recent Buzzfeed.com and Mercy for Animals videos that have resulted in some recognition for an otherwise unknown eatery. “Their reach was incredible, we’ve had a few million views on each. And we are so close to …MORE >>
Arizona is known to be one of the best spa destinations in the world. There’s no doubt that its native plants and herbs discovered by Native American healers have many spiritual and physical medicinal properties. Arizona’s dry climate, ample sunshine and warm temperatures make it a good place to visit any time of the year and get a boost in vitamin D. From Phoenix’s upscale spas to Sedona’s concentrated vortexes (or high energy points), Arizona has serene landscapes, natural resources, historic traditions and a variety of techniques that makes it popular as a place for wellbeing. The state also attracts alternative healing practitionersso you know the therapists are not only well trained, but passionate about what they do.
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“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
When Harriet Tubman set about the mission of rescuing enslaved families and friends using a network of allies and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad, I bet she would never have imagined that she would become one of the most celebrated figures in American history. Over a century later the American icon and abolitionist continues to make headlines.
In the past twelve months alone, it has been announced that not only will Tubman be immortalized on the small screen in WGN America’s hit series “Underground,” but she will also be replacing Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill. As recently as March 7 of this year, a newly discovered rare photo of Tubman inspired the…MORE >>
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uisine Noir is the first online and print magazine about Blacks in food, wine and travel around the world and is published by Sheree Williams in Oakland. Cuisine Noir is a unique and entertaining publication that combines culinary traditions with new cultural experiences. The magazine delivers what readers are looking for which is more than where to find the next great meal. And most importantly, it is a culinary publication that compliments readers’ lifestyles and desire for a diverse culinary experience no matter where it is. Read more>>