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Community Spotlight: Melvin P. Foote

By: Jalen McNeal I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Melvin P. Foote, who is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), a pioneer in the field of African Affairs, the President and CEO of Constituency for Africa, and an impassioned world traveler– specifically to the continent of Africa, where he focuses on creating and implementing … Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Dionte Driskell

By: Jalen McNeal Dionte Driskell is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), Morehouse graduate, business owner, and avid traveler. I had the opportunity to interview Dionte on his Peace Corps experience and how it has given breath to his current lifestyle as a Rwandan resident, stress-free entrepreneur, agriculturalist, and adventurer. Following his graduation from Morehouse … Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Addison DeMoss

 Black and Abroad: Thoughts From a Solitary Traveler   By: Addison DeMoss Walking through my Bairro in Mozambique during a relatively brisk evening, I decided to have a quick  drink before returning home and settling down. At this stage, I had been fairly integrated into my  community for nearly one year, but there is always someone … Continue reading

Community Spotlight: Isaac Eaves

I translated my passion for service and interest in international travel into service as Peace Corps Volunteer. Continue reading

Global Community: Books for Swaziland

Books for Swaziland: A Different Perspective of Life in Swaziland   My name is Sagal Osman. I am a Youth Development volunteer serving in the Kingdom of Swaziland, a small landlocked country in southern Africa.    I was born in the horn of East Africa, in Somalia, but I grew up in Seattle, Washington. When … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Jordone Branch

Community Spotlight with Jordone Branch “Being an “African” and an “American” while living in Africa: Where do I fit in?” Living in Africa as a Morocco Peace Corps volunteer has been an insightful learning experience that has taught me the dramatic effects of stereotypes about people of African descent. This adventure has been especially unique … Continue reading

The Scramble for Africa

I have copied this video from African History & Heritage on Facebook because I am very interested in Africa and its people but more so of African history and the reason for many of the disputes among its people.  I found this video to be very interesting and I hope you do as well!  Knowing … Continue reading

Community Spotlight with Dr. Gerald L. Durley

FAITH FORCES FOOTSTEPS AND FORGES FOOTPRINTS             There are those whose lives are planned for them from the cradle to the grave.  Their footsteps are charted along the paths by those who have outlined their destiny.  There are some who are fortunate enough to have a designated course for their lives and at each juncture the pieces … Continue reading

Little Black Village Presents Global Community with Julius E. Coles

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