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The Highlight Reel: July & August

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The Highlight Reel: July & August

A long overdue post, and I apologize!! I have been all over the place recently, and here's what 've been up to. I'll give you the highlights for each month, shall I? 

JULY: A very Google week: From an intimate dinner for select friends of the house, to a 2 day YouTube Creator workshop, to a culture and arts night, all culminating in a final conference day...

AUGUST: Aka my birthday month!! Between shooting my new TV show for Ebonylife TV (Yup, coming soon!!), which I'm producing, writing for and presenting, hosting a couple of events, and of course, my birthday...

The Diaspora Festival was probably the most eye-opening experience I had. The emotions the returnees had, and the connection they felt, made me curious about the way people from other cultures, especially those who have history rooted in slavery, often feel; like something is missing... 

 

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48 Hours in London

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48 Hours in London

Just a quickie post: Last week, I went to London for a couple of days to attend two events centered around Nigerians in the Diaspora. On Day 1, I attended the APPGN's (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Nigeria) event, chaired by Labour MP & Junior Shadow Minister on Women & Equalities Kate Osamor. It was held at Parliament, with lots of Nigerians in the UK attending to find ...

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