Tafari Stevenson-Howard © 2019

Category : Black Culture

September 13, 2019 Sound Bath 2.0 Afterglow Dance Party

Saturday night... You will feel like dancing! Sound Bath 2.0 uses sound frequencies as a form of medicine to treat and calm the body and mind. On Saturday, September 14th, the N'Namdi Center's Abstract Masters Music Concert Series will install its first installation of Sound B

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July 1, 2019 Finding My African Self

Hi, my name is Tafari and I’m a lost child of Nigeria in the AFRICAN DIASPORA searching for home, safety, and happiness. So last night, I decided to look at my 23 & Me results again to see if they too had ethnic background updates like Ancestry.com has been advertising r

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April 29, 2019 Shooting Inner City

Back in February (2019), I was contacted by the LEGENDARY pioneer of techno music, Kevin Saunderson to discuss the possibilities of new photos for his super group, Inner City. Kevin reignited Inner City, now featuring Steffanie Christi’an just last year at the Detroit Electr

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April 15, 2019 Cooking With Friends: Banana Pudding

Yesterday, my homie, Kwaku came by the Humble Ranch to chill and catch up, next thing you know... I’m teaching him how to make a banana pudding from scratch to take to a family celebration. From making a custard to topping with a homemade almond whipped cream. Simple homema

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April 11, 2019 Drinks From The Diaspora: Sorrel

My latest beverage addiction is SORREL and I haven’t been able to get enough! Back in December, I was put up on an NPR article discussing the origins of sorrel, a drink from the diaspora that I had never heard of. “In America, the boozy drink of Christmastime is buttery,

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March 15, 2019 EXPOSED: EARTH. SEA. SKY.

Very excited to be coming to Atlanta and working with Arresting Artifacts (on Instagram) for my upcoming photo story exhibit, EXPOSED: EARTH. SEA. SKY. A photo story celebrating the diversity of Black bodies. The photo story is set in Massarandupó, Bahia, Brazil and features six

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February 6, 2019 New Livingroom

After a couple years of being neglectful of my little blog, I got off my ass and made some updates to this virtual living room of my life. Actually, I've really be in a constant state of updates all around... Emotionally. Mentally. Physically. Professionally. Creatively. I'

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March 27, 2015

The visually stunning video for "River" by Ibeyi, a twin sister duo is enough to send me through changes but the haunting music & message really rock my world. If you're feeling "River" then you have to check out "Mama Says," which has an equally stimulating video & ly

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November 6, 2014 Working With A Sheroe: Alice Walker

Last week, I was contacted to photograph one of my favorite artists… ALICE WALKER. Needless to say, I was very excited & totally looking forward to the opportunity. Fast forward to the day of the event… I woke up feeling very bad, horrible, like death was upon me.

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January 24, 2014

I'm such a fan of all of this right here!!! And KUDOS to Guinness for highlighting these vibrant gentlemen! "They have a simple philosophy: to defy circumstance and live with joie de vivre," explains the narrator in Guinness's "Sapeurs: a Short Documentary." I love it! h/t

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A Word

Many of my post may be filled with typos, ignorant statements, untruths, bad English, & anything else that may make me appear to be uneducated.

Do yourself a favor… fuck mistakes & read between the lines! Just Saying…

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