BLACK TRAVEL PROFILES

WHERE THERE’S TRAVEL, THERE’S A STORY! We capture them here in our Black Travel Profiles.

APRIL REIGN

April Reign practiced law for nearly twenty years, honing her talent for public speaking and persuasive writing, but it wasn't until she walked away from her le... Read More...

CHLOE ARNOLD

International tap star and choreographer Chloé Arnold was discovered at a young age in Washington, DC by the legendary Debbie Allen. A leading lady of tap, Ch... Read More...

TONI SIMMONS HENSON

Theatre Producer and serial entrepreneur with over 25 years of expertise in business development, real estate investment and marketing. She also owned three fra... Read More...

THE BLACK ARCHIVES

THE BLACK ARCHIVES One of the few archives in the Netherlands focusing on black heritage, The Black Archives aims to make the hidden black history of the Net... Read More...

PATRICIA KAERSENHOUT

Patricia Kaersenhout is a Visual artist/cultural activist/womanist studied fine arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. Born in the Netherlands bu... Read More...

JENNIFER TOSCH

Jennifer Tosch is a Surinamese-American (SuriAm) and founder of The Black Heritage Tours. Initially, she visited Amsterdam for an intensive two-week post... Read More...

VERNICE ARMOUR

VERNICE "FLYGIRL" ARMOUR Zero to Breakthrough Expert™ ~ America's First African American Female Combat Pilot Known simply as FlyGirl, Ver... Read More...

NoVi – SUPER GEEK LEAGUE

NoVi aka Vy is the lead vocalist of the Scifidelic Rock Circus Super Geek League. Born and raised in north Chicagoland, she doesn't remember a time when music w... Read More...

CHARLES BOLDEN JR.

Charles F. Bolden Jr. was selected as an astronaut in 1980. During his 14 years as an astronaut, the South Carolina native logged more than 680 hours in space d... Read More...

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...