Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#4)

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#4)

by Kevin Powell

Friday, November 9, 2012 8:27AM It is quite a magical thing to wake up from sleep for the first time, in Africa… Read More

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#3)

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#3)

by Kevin Powell

Thursday, November 8, 2012 11:55PM I finally landed in Africa for the first time in my… Read More

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#1)

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#1)

by Kevin Powell

It is exactly 24 hours from the time I am scheduled to leave for John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City in route to my first-ever… Read More

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#2)

Kevin Powell: From Africa With Love (#2)

by Kevin Powell

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 9:10 AM My mother just called and told me her electricity and… Read More

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On his first Saturday after moving into town, President-elect Barack Obama stopped at Ben’s Chili Bowl for its signature dish, a chili half-smoke:… Read More

Ooh La La! Everything You Need to Know about the South of France

Ooh La La! Everything You Need to Know about the South of France

by Maureen Jenkins

The French Riviera is one of those legendary locales that conjures images of decadent luxury. Of a fabled resort playground for the… Read More

[PHOTOS] Visit the South of France

[PHOTOS] Visit the South of France

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An American Girl in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam had become the Bermuda triangle of my social life. One by one, girlfriends traveled to the city for a visit and didn’t come back… Read More

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The night before I leave Paris for Berlin, I pull out my notebook and read a poem I’ve been working on to my friend Susan… Read More

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Gone Global: Tales from a Black Expat Life in France

by Maureen Jenkins

It’s one thing to travel, spending a few weeks abroad absorbing a foreign culture through the lens of a tourist. But it’s… Read More

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