week one: just do it

Charlotte Simpson, aka Traveling Black Widow, travels the world—often solo— and appears to be in her 60s. Her photos beg the question: what’s your excuse? I’ve been subscribed to her for a few months now and she is a constant inspiration to just go for it! Not only is she an inspiration to travel and […]

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Crenshaw Boulevard to Break Ground on Mile-Long Artistic Tribute to Black History and Culture of Los Angeles — (a repost) GOOD BLACK NEWS

by Mike Roew via laist.com When the Metro’s new Crenshaw/LAX line opens in summer 2020, riders will travel through a…

A loooooooot of construction was going down on Crenshaw when I visited my hometown in November 2017. I am excited to see the outcome of this project, but I can bet that Crenshaw will be completely gentrified much different by the time this project is complete. Yay for Black Art though! I love the concept and I’ll have to plan another trip to see it in the flesh.

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Howard University Alumni Damon Lawrence and Marcus Carey Open The Moor, a Hotel Dedicated to Black Culture — GOOD BLACK NEWS

by Lori Lakin Hutcherson (@lakinhutcherson) According to blavity.com, while attending Howard University, Damon Lawrence worked in the hotel industry as…

I’ve been following (stalking) @hauspitality on instagram for your years and it’s been beautiful to witness their steady growth. I absolutely love the idea of us owning more things and catering to the wellbeing of each other foremost. I plan to stay at all of their hotels! Please read more via Howard University Alumni Damon Lawrence and Marcus Carey Open The Moor, a Hotel Dedicated to Black Culture — GOOD BLACK NEWS

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Grow Your Own Bike in Ghana

Meet the Ghanaian entrepreneur who’s building bikes out of bamboo. Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_con. I want one! Please check out the original post + give him a follow via Grow Your Own Bike In Ghana, Ghana’s Eco-Friendly Bamboo Bikes — Moorbey’z Blog

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Head in the Cloudland

Cloudland Canyon had been on my radar for over a year; I mean, look at it. After my trip to San Juan, I thought hey, where can I hike that resembles heaven without hopping on a plane?  Cloudland is one of sixty Georgia state parks and is located in Rising Fawn about two hours northwest […]

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You guys already know KING is one of my favorite vocal groups. Ever. They are so gifted with such a creative approach to not only their music but the visuals they pair with it. I think the imagery in this video depicts Prince’s untimely death; I see a bit of symbolism that brought me to […]

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