FEMINIST PARENTING & EXQUISITE BLACK PHOTOGRAPHY: MEET FRENCH CARIBBEAN STYLIST & PHOTOGRAPHER, VIOLETTE TANNENBAUM

The eighth episode of the audio series, THE AYA TALKS, has made one thing absolutely clear. Women are magical. I am not saying that to flatter or sound trendy. Women are endowed with powers that defy logic and reason. I recall how Prisca Munkeni Monnier, the sultry and enormously gifted photographer put it in our…Read more »

Holistic Artistry & Universal Healing: the Inspiring Journey of Clarisse Libene, Healer, African Natural Practitioner & Transformational Coach

As I sat reading articles upon articles on heightened stress levels, parental burnouts, depression, anxiety and fear of loneliness in times of global pandemic and social chaos, I kept reminding myself of our individual and collective capacity to heal but also to love despite it all… and mind you… over time. Of course there are…Read more »

THE AYA TALKS SERIES: Aïssé N’Diaye, A Resolutely Afropean Creative Powerhouse

You may have seen celebrity creatives sporting those uber vintage, crazy sexy cool t-shirts or sweaters with stunning photos of African family portraits or known African proverbs in Paris, New York or Accra and paused… perhaps even,wondered who was behind the name, the brand, the hype,… Afrikanista. Well, no need to look any further, her…Read more »