I woke up the other morning to a voice that felt like home, an accent, one that I typically recognize and know very clearly. I knew immediately the speaker, Chief Michael Jacobs, was from North Carolina. But, at the same time I was confused because he was in conversation with the host of a CBCContinue reading “Heritage Heals: Waking Up to Chief Mike”
Samiyah left Senegal after her Diasporic Soul Heritage & Healing Experience with more confidence. Confidence to create her own clothing line. Confidence to question the curriculum of her degree program at Xavier University. Confident in her beauty and capacity to pursue her dreams.
Mami Wata is an integral part of our Diasporic Soul Heritage and Healing Experiences in Senegal. Reconnecting to Mami Wata is one way that we practice ritual to deepen our capacity to experience healing and restoration. Ritual is integral to healing, to experiencing harmony and wholeness, as Malidoma Patrice Some explains in The Healing WisdomContinue reading “Ritual Heals: Meeting Mami Wata”
Come join us as we explore some of the themes in We Got Soul; We Can Heal in the works of Artist Angela Franklin.
Join Us on Zoom or FB Live @DiasporicSoul Meeting ID: 298 965 5831Passcode: SOUL Moderated by Dr. Kyra T. Shahid, purpose doula, principal of Shahid Consulting, LLC and Director of the University of Michigan’s Trotter Multicultural Center, we will explore how the themes of self-care, healing and restoration are reflected in Angela’s work,including Drink FirstContinue reading “Celebrate Juneteenth w/My Soul to Keep”
Approximately seven years ago Eddy and I ended our visit to Senegal on the day White Supremacy entered a sacred dwelling, a church and shot down nine congregants. And that boy got burgers on the way to jail. Barack sang Amazing Grace. Bree took down the flag. Two years ago, five years after that massacreContinue reading