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Book Review: NAMES

B & FT Online 28 May 2023
NAMES ... A children’s book that highlights the importance of names and the need to pronounce one’s name properly. For someone who has not read a lot of children’s books authored by Ghanaians, I was sceptical about Names ... A win for the African child as a gorgeous, little girl glows on the cover of the book with amazing, indigenous names surrounding her.

Citadel and Spider-Man compel the query ‘What’s in an Indian name?’

News India Times 22 May 2023
It has Priyanka Chopra Jonas playing an Indian woman named Nadia Sinh ... I have no problems with the first name, Nadia ... How would they like it, for example, if we used names like McDonald Aleksandr (the latter a Russian first name) or Elizabeth Nala (an African girl’s first name) in an Indian book or film for their characters?.

Social media reacts to Mona 4Reall’s extradition to US over alleged ‘sakawa’

Joy Online 16 May 2023
Remember Hajia 4Real in your prayers ... While some tweeps have her in their thoughts and prayers, others are using her as a warning sign to caution young girls. Interestingly, some tweethearts have given her a Nigerian name in order to tease the West African country. Hajia 4Real ... FBI ... Hajia 4Real – 1. Vrs ... It’s sad ... Hajia 4Real be original Yahoo girl.

Ghosts of Trenton’s history of slavery still haunt us (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)

The Trentonian 08 May 2023
The Resolution noted “the fundamental values of the Africans were shattered; they were brutalized, humiliated, dehumanized, and subjected to the indignity of being stripped of their names and heritage; women and girls were raped, and families were disassembled as husbands and ...

Cape Town dancers to represent SA at the 20th Red Bull BC One World Finals ...

Independent online (SA) 25 Apr 2023
After a gruelling season of national cyphers in Johannesburg, East London, Cape Town, and Oudtshoorn, the prestigious breaking competition, “Red Bull BC One” culminated in the crowning of South African champions B-girl Keisha “real name Lakeisha Dick) and B-boy Toufeeq (real name Toufeeq Baadjies) ... B-girl Keisha in action .

Folly Bah Thibault Appointed as Education Cannot Wait Global Champion

Longview News-Journal 25 Apr 2023
"Folly Bah Thibault is a visionary journalist and humanitarian ... In 2019, she launched her foundation, Elle Ira à l'Ecole, which helps young girls in Guinea get an education. The New African Magazine has named Thibault as one of the 'Most Influential Africans' working today ... Information available at. ... ....

‘Chicken’ tale inspired by Sumner book debate

Gallatin News 23 Feb 2023
Elliott’s poem about a young black boy’s struggle with his emotions after a girl in his neighborhood was killed by police was challenged by Jack Anderson Elementary School parent Sarah Kearney in August ... The book’s main character is an 11-year-old African American girl named Ryan ... “She is named this to live up to being a leader.

Teen named ambassador for nonprofit promoting diversity

The Dispatch 18 Feb 2023
The Hagerstown youth, whose heritage includes African American, was recently named a youth ambassador for Brown Girls Do Ballet, a nonprofit whose mission is to “help increase participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs” by doing things like organizing ballet ...

Name a baby porcupine, win a Chattanooga Zoo pass

Walker & Catoosa County News 14 Feb 2023
There is a new African cape porcupette (baby porcupine) at the Chattanooga Zoo – a tiny girl who needs a name ... A contest to choose a name for the new baby is being sponsored by the Chattanooga Zoo and Tennessee Valley Federal Credit ...

Hagerstown teen named ambassador for ballet nonprofit promoting diversity and inclusion

Herald Mail 10 Feb 2023
The Hagerstown youth, whose heritage includes African American, was recently named a youth ambassador for Brown Girls Do Ballet, a nonprofit whose mission is to "help increase participation of underrepresented populations in ballet programs" by doing things like organizing ballet ...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – African American Firsts

The Baytown Sun 01 Feb 2023
The girl who was to be named Phillis Wheatley was captured in Africa and taken to Boston by slave traders in 1761 ... It was named for the now deeply revered William ... Marshall and more than 2,600 members left to found a congregation that kept the name of First African Baptist.

Spartanburg-based author uses immigration experience as inspiration for books

The Post and Courier 17 Jan 2023
Boafo Appiah, whose pen name is Marjy Marj, has a long career helping small to midsize businesses with strategic planning and project management ... “The Shimmigrant” is about a 12-year-old Ghanaian girl named Sasha’s journey from a West African village to the United States.

250 of the Coolest "M" Baby Name Ideas for Girls Born in 2023

The Post and Courier 04 Jan 2023
When you look for a baby girl name that starts with the letter "M," you should keep in mind that a good name is unique. Your little girl will carry that name with her for the rest of her life, so it is important that you choose the best possible "M" girl baby name for your daughter!. Girl names that start with "M" are extra special.

8 sweatshirts you need to update your everyday (and working from home) uniform

Stylist 29 Nov 2022
Share this. Series. Stylist Loves. backgroundLayer 1. Add this article to your list of favourites. From pastel shades to slogans, here’s our pick of the best statement sweatshirts to buy now and love forever ... BUY NOW ... With work that’s all about empowering Black women and girls and celebrating the beauty of the African diaspora, Kawooya is a name to watch.

50 holiday-themed baby names

Albany Democrat Herald 27 Nov 2022
In the modern era, the name peaked in popularity for girls around 1985 ... A common girl’s name in Arab, African, and Muslim cultures, Najma is a Swahili word that means “star.” As with Christian and Jewish traditions, the star holds special symbolism in Islam and is featured prominently in holiday festivities.

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