Resources

Enjoy some of our favorite artists, writers, thought leaders, politicians, educators and creators from the motherland and the diaspora. Want to be featured? Email us and let us know about your work!

Music from the Motherland + Diaspora:

Celia Cruz – La Negra Tiene Tumbao

Davido – Nigerian-American singer:

“Fall”

“If”

Aye”

Magic System – musicians from Côte d’Ivoire

1er Gaou”

“All the Stars” SZA + Kendrick Lamar”

Drake “God’s Plan” 

French Montana “Unforgettable” 

Articles from Diaspora + Motherland Writers:

“In 2018 the year of collaboration, none is more important than that between Africans and African Americans”

Why Some African-Americans are moving to Africa

Tweets from the Diaspora + Motherland

Education:

@chrisemdin 

@ysealeyruiz 

@BlackDiariesOrg ‏ 

Politics:

@Farida_N

@AdichieSpeaks 

@ClintSmithIII 

Media + Photography:

@joshuakissi

@CRWNMag

@TeffTheory

@FUCCl 

Lifestyle + Spirituality:

@dossevia

@LianaNaima

@blackgirlinom 

@nayyirahwaheed 

Tech:

@thatroyce

@BlacksWhoBlog 

Books from the Motherland + Diaspora:

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Copper Sun by Sharon M. Draper