Long before the Portuguese began sailing along the West African coast in the 15th century, the kingdoms of western Sudan were sources of gold that formed the basis for extensive trade routes across the Sahara, throughout north Africa, and even linking Africa
Barack H. Obama is the 44th President of the United States.
His story is the American story — values from the heartland, a middle-class upbringing in a strong family, hard work and education as the means of getting ahead, and the conviction that a life so blessed should be lived in service to others.
With a father from Kenya and a mother from Kansas, President Obama was born in Hawaii on August 4, 1961. He was raised with help from his grandfather, who served in Patton’s army, and his grandmother, who worked her way up from the secretarial pool to middle management at a bank.
The growing popularity of Black music is unstoppable. New Black artists are expanding the scope of the Black music genre by mixing elements of various music styles with beautiful lyrics. One of these new generations of artists is Triston Brewer, an African-American who left the US for Europe and now resides in Berlin . AFRITOPIC had an interesting chat with Triston in Berlin.
The Hip Hop culture is spreading across all cultures worldwide. It is not only the Black music that is attracting new fans daily. The Hip Hop lifestyle including fashion and way of expression attracts young people in every country. The demand for unique Hip Hop products creates an ever growing Hip Hop market. An industrious African-American lady decided to tap into the market and help to popularize Hip Hop even more while achieving her business goals. Afritopic had a discussion with the business woman Lauren Coleman.