BLACK TRAVEL PROFILES

WHERE THERE’S TRAVEL, THERE’S A STORY

THE BOWERS

Scherley and Derick Bowers were married on February 10, 2012, at City Hall in New York City. On February 11, 2017, they decided to renew their vows in Tulum, Me... Read More...
Damien Escobar Violinist

DAMIEN ESCOBAR

On October 28, 2016 the long awaited album, Boundless by Damien Escobar will be released to a fanfare not seen with previous projects. A culmination of various ... Read More...
Preston Bailey Designer

PRESTON BAILEY

Recently named as one of the best wedding designers in the world by Vogue Magazine, Preston Bailey has been Globally-celebrated for his unique ability to transf... Read More...

CARIBBEAN DANCE COMPANY

The Caribbean Dance Company has as its central purpose the professional training, preservation and performance of traditional West Indian and contem... Read More...

DIGBY STRIDIRON

Executive Chef Digby Stridiron from the Virgin Islands, St. Croix-born  was lured into the culinary world when his passion for this industry and for food was un... Read More...

DELROY “ITAL” ANTHONY

Ital Delroy Anthony is a Local Artist, Musician and Medicinal Plant Expert on the island of St. John. As a child his mom would take him around the island sea... Read More...

GEORGE OLOKUN

George "MrOpportunity" Olokun Founder & Executive Director of the Next Big Thing Movement Humanitarian. Life Trainer. Speaker. Author. Thought Leader. En... Read More...

KIA YOUNG

Born and raised in the Houston, Texas area, Kia Young is a senior mechanical engineering student at North Carolina A&T State University. She is actively inv... Read More...

Don P. Roberts

Don P. Roberts, M.M.ED. served as the Executive Band Consultant for the Twentieth Century Fox hit movie, “Drumline.”  He was responsible for training the actors... Read More...

OMAN SKATE

Oman Skate was created by Warren Stopforth along with a group of over 20+ skaters in Oman comprising of expats and Omani skaters, who currently skate and compet... Read More...

RAJ WARRIOR

Raj Warrior is the managing editor of Automan Magazine and has been a part of the Middle East’s automotive landscape for the past 15 years. He has run top rung ... Read More...

SULTAN KHALFAN

Sultan Khalfan Alabdali is a 32 year old Taekwondo Master Omani citizen born in Zanzibar. He is advocating and pushing for the return of a federation in his cou... Read More...

ASHARA EKUNDAYO

Ashara Ekundayo is a cultural strategist, activist, and curator who facilitates the creation of collaboratory spaces where methodology amplifying the intersec... Read More...

DR. GAIL MYERS

Dr. Gail Myers is an Agri-Cultural Anthropologist born and raised in Daytona Beach, Florida. For the last twenty years, she has researched, lectured, written ... Read More...

MAXIM THURIERE

Maxim Thuriere is a 24 year-old creative director based in South Florida. Born from a Haitian mother and French father, you can see the influence of both cult... Read More...

SEGUN GELE

JANUARY 2017 - ISSUE 13 - BEAUTY! Segun Olaleye, known as Segun Gele, was born on the 2nd of May 1974 to a proud family of six from the... Read More...

KALI BLOCKER

JANUARY 2017 - ISSUE 13 - BEAUTY! Kali Blocker is a Fitness Coach, Beauty Influencer and Creative based in NYC and Puerto Rico. Born in Queens, New York,... Read More...

MUSHIYA TSHIKUKA

JANUARY 2017 - ISSUE 13 - BEAUTY! Mushiya Tshikuka, breakout star of the new WEtv reality show “Cutting It In the ATL” is a mesmerizing, magnetic presenc... Read More...

BARRINGTON IRVING

DECEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 12 - MILESTONES! Captain Barrington Irving, born in Jamaica in 1983, has traveled to 50 countries, conducted over 30 STEM expeditions, su... Read More...

RICHARD CANTAVE

DECEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 12 - MILESTONES! Richard is an Experienced humanitarian aid worker with degree in criminology/sociology. With Extensive involvement in re... Read More...

CALVIN RAMSEY

DECEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 12 - MILESTONES! Calvin Alexander Ramsey was born in Baltimore, Maryland and grew up in Roxboro, North Carolina. His writing career was e... Read More...

WORLDWIDE NATE

DECEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 12 - MILESTONES! Nathan Fluellen, the creator and host of World Wide Nate – the quintessential guide to living a global lifestyle, has be... Read More...

ROHAN GILKES- INNCLUSIVE

NOVEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 11 - BLACK TRAVEL! A few months ago, a study conducted by Harvard University found that Airbnb hosts are 16% less likely to book users wi... Read More...

JEAN OLIVIER

NOVEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 11 - BLACK TRAVEL! Jean Olivier is an avid traveler who has recently completed a 9-month tour throughout Northeast to Southeast Africa ov... Read More...

STACEYANN CHIN

NOVEMBER 2016 - ISSUE 11 - BLACK TRAVEL! Staceyann Chin is a spoken-word poet, performing artist and LGBT rights political activist. Her work has been publishe... Read More...