Author: Raven

A deep thinker and creative who is constantly on the clock to answer questions many ask. A lover of poetry and prose. She believes firmly in the ways of our fathers, conservative? No. Just a history nerd.

What’s been going on in Ethiopia for the past year you may ask? Conflict. A civil war stemmed from a socio-political and ethnic misunderstanding that has left thousands devastated. At least 400,000 people are facing famine-like conditions in the north, 80% of vital medicines are not accessible and more than two million people have been thrust from their homes. In addition, there is proof of illegal killings, torture, and sexual violence perpetrated by both sides. (TPLF) and (EPRDF) The origin of this discord was The Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a politically powerful entity that had dominated Ethiopian politics for…

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Henry Osabutey a teacher with the Ghana education service-( Gomoa Central) has been awarded “Most Influential Youth Leader” and “outstanding SDG4 advocate of the Year”. Henry is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador|GGA|, Africa Change Maker fellow, an entrepreneur, and a Counselling psychologist. The award was given to him in commendation of his remarkable skill in using education as a means to incite sustainable development in his community intended for aiding schools and school children in underprivileged communities. An avid advocate for quality education, he believes every individual is entitled to a proper and quality education regardless of their geographical setting,…

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It’s good news for the black community in America and everywhere! Justice does exist. Derek Chauvin has been convicted on all charges in the death of George Floyd. Former Minneapolis police officer who was charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter has been found guilty of all three charges. If you can’t quite remember, the name George Floyd or the uproar of the #Blacklivesmatter movement might ring a bell. Yes, the trial has finally ended. Justice has been served, and maybe just maybe George Floyd will rest easy now. George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd said the guilty…

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This research on Meghan Markle’s ancestry was conducted by Gary Boyd Roberts, author of American Ancestors and Cousins of The Princess of Wales (1984), with assistance from Alex Bannerman of Charleston, West Virginia. This research deduced that the ancestry and kinships of Meghan Markle reflect much of modern American, British, and European history. Related to millions of Americans and many Britons, including notables in both countries, Ms. Markle is perhaps the newest solidifying figure in Anglo-American kinship and American-British relations. While this might seem troubling to some, it’s biologically alright to be married to a distant cousin. And in this…

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Castlevania, a fan popular on Netflix. No doubt this animated series has gathered quite the fandom over the years. With the likes of Trevor Belmont — the last standing vampire hunter, Sypha the magician, and Alucard the Half-human half-vampire son of Dracula himself. This trio brought excitement to our screens countless times. Early 2021, there was news of the release of the fourth season, but nothing more for us to hang on to but the picture of Sypha and Trevor — so it seemed. But after hearing nothing for quite some time, some fans even speculated that the show had…

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Given the demand outpacing the supply of the semiconductor chips for our laptops PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, and many others. The markets seem to have come to a halt. With demands/orders jamming the system more than supply saturating the system. There are many answers to your questions of why. One factor is how the shutdown of factories slowed down production and to top it all of, people sitting at home feeling idle just kept ordering more laptops and Ps5’s. Another reason is in fact, the trade wars started with China by Donald Trump which has decreased the size of…

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Now, as many of us may know, former President Donald Trump has been permanently banned from Twitter following a series of tweets that he posted, deemed to violate Twitter’s rules on inciting violence. The former president had about ninety million followers who he claimed to communicate with through consistent twitter posts. In line with the United States traditions, The National Archives and Records Administration (Nara) is working to create an official online archive. They do this to preserve the tweets of all past presidents and other political figures. But this time, according to Twitter Trump’s tweets are not eligible to…

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For those of you who are consistent users of the Spotify music app, there’s good news. You don’t have to go through the trouble of changing your songs manually. You can change it verbally. You can even try it now. Say “hey Spotify.” If you want to play a song or search for an artist or a playlist. It’s that simple. The feature includes both Android and iOS users, you can operate hands-free, building on the existing voice search function. You’ll need to grant Spotify permission to access your microphone if you want to use the feature. But please note,…

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Now, reports have it that Montero hitmaker and his partner in crime— for the production of the satan shoes with the Nike logo apparently wasn’t Nike. In a lawsuit filed Monday(March 29th), Nike accuses MSCHF Product Studio, Inc. of trademark infringement over the designer’s 666 pairs of modified Nike sneakers made in collaboration with the “Montero” singer. All 666 pairs sold out Monday. In its complaint, Nike (NKE) asked the court to order MSCHF to “permanently stop” fulfilling orders for the “unauthorized” Lil Nas X Satan Shoes. The lawsuit notes that social media users have threatened to boycott Nike over…

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Lil Nas X as we all know has released his new single Montero. And in this music video, a lot of Christians have raised concerns about its appropriateness as we see Lil Nas X dropping from heaven to hell; to give the devil a lap dance and eventually kill him—the devil and don his horns. Well, every part of the video has a seemingly historical and biblical footing. But away from that, the satan shoes are what has shocked many. So, in her tik-tok video @daughterofchrist777, reveals more details of the shoes. She zooms into a picture of the shoes…

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The U.K born Ghanaian hiplife artist Reggie Rockstone and his wife (both alumini of Achimota ) seem to have cut ties with the school following the controversies the young boys in locs who have been refused admission to Achimota school. The music legend says he feels very emotional commenting on the issue as an old student of the school. “Everything to do with Motown is on pause with me. Don’t call me for anything; don’t call me for no year group. I like to go where I am welcome,” he stated His wife also added, “Motown is now no-town,” One…

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You ever wonder if Royals have daddy issues. Most of us once dreamt of being royalty, ultimate supremacy, we thought. Prince Harry and Prince William Have Always Had a ‘Complicated Relationship’ with their Dad Prince Charles. It’s not a straightforward father-son relationship,” a palace source tells. Prince Harry revealed in his interview with Oprah Winfrey earlier this month that his father had stopped taking his calls at one point amid his and Meghan Markle’s royal exit. While Charles and Harry spoke over the phone last weekend, sources say the relationship between Prince Charles and his sons has been complex for…

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Now, as most of you might know. Beyoncé bagged her 28th Grammy on Sunday night making her one of the most awarded artists in Grammy history. And in her acceptance speech, she mentioned that she’d been working her whole life—since she was nine years old. I’m sure what Tina Knowles had to say might interest you. The 67-year-old, who split from Beyonce’s father and mentor Mathew Knowles in 2011, went on to rave about her daughter in a very long post alongside a video of the acceptance speech “So much, Blood, sweat and tears, intense training, vocal lessons, dance lessons,…

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Readers and writers, critics and fans. You should have seen the look on Tiffany Hadish’s face when her producer told her, “You just won a Grammy. ” She most definitely did not believe him. The comedian and host of the ABC show Kids Say the Darnedest Things scored her first Grammy last night for her special Black Mitzvah, which won Best Comedy Album. Unlike her colleagues, Tiffany was hard at work filming Kids Say instead of at the ceremony, so in a video, she shared online, the crew surprised her with the news. “I just won a Grammy? Are you…

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Beyoncé, one of the women who runs the world, makes history by taking home her 28th Grammy. She is now the most awarded person in Grammy history overtaking bluegrass singer Alison Krauss. “I am so honoured, I’m so excited,” she said while accepting her record-breaking trophy, for best R&B performance. Beyoncé’s 28th Grammy was presented in honour of Black Parade, a celebration of black power and resilience, which she released on Juneteenth of last year. “As an artist, I believe it’s my job to reflect the times, and it’s been such a difficult time,” she said as she collected the…

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Now, over the years there has been a lot of controversy over how big-time industry players don’t support the underground artists and how they make it all the more difficult for these underlings to also rise to fame. Cardi was once dragged on Twitter about this. But here’s what the “WAP” sensation has to say, regarding her thoughts on this year’s GRAMMYS. The “Up” rapper chose to focus on uplifting many of the Black artists who did receive nominations, sending a tweet out on Saturday (March 13) that said, “How I feel bout the Grammies. Don’t forget to congratulate the…

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Following the interview Meghan and Harry had with Oprah, the members of the royal family have not failed to bamboozle us with their mixed reactions. Take, for instance, Prince William coming out to debunk the whole idea of the royals being racist and contradicting everything Meghan said. Priceless, right? Then there’s the statement the queen issued about a day after the interview with Oprah. It was a statement that did not address the outstanding issue but claimed the matter would be resolved privately. As for Prince Charles, he refused to comment on anything he was asked about the matter. According…

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Critics aren’t the only people who have made life difficult for Meghan Markle. One of her most notable enemies is the Royal family and after Oprah Winfrey’s prime-time interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry premiered Sunday night on CBS, we got a lot of which was indigestible. During the interview Meghan recounted how she was treated during her pregnancy; she spoke on how she was told her baby wouldn’t have security and the issue of how dark her baby would come out was another outstanding problem and not forgetting how the British press constantly compared her body to that…

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It’s women’s week, ladies and gentlemen. Now many of you might know the walking meme Elsa Majimbo; also a fifteen-time chess champion. Now, Miss Majimbo has caught the attention of Icons like Rihanna, Fenty mogul, and Beyoncé, our all-time TV sensation. The single ladies hitmaker featured our Kenyan Instagram sensation on her A–list of women who inspire her. In my opinion, Beyoncé meant it when she said girls run the world. Queen Bey also stated; “For those who created their own way to tell their stories, found other avenues to get to the destinations, and broke every rule in the…

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David Bowie’s words were,” music video is the logical fulfillment of art and technological destiny. I see it as an artistic extension.”  Iggy Azalea; the rapper is famously known for her biggest known hit single “Fancy” also stated,  “I was a kid watching music videos which were so cool and made me want to learn how to dance. I wish I could have gone and learned hip-hop dancing. ”  We can all relate to music videos on a certain level. The excitement, the sadness, and the mediocrity all came together to feed us and help us understand the singer’s perspective.…

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