Ibi and Joseph pose with Ibi’s mother at the One Moore Book Haiti Series launch of their book, A Is For Ayiti.
Ibi and Joseph with Abadai 10, Bahati 8 and their youngest son Zuberi 6. “Joseph is my right and left hand when it comes to raising our children. We are very serious about education and encouraging them
“All three of our children were born at home with a midwife,” says Ibi, “It was a beautiful experience and Joseph got to see it all.”
The Zobois are immensely proud of their roots. Here they are in Trinidad with Joseph’s mother.
Ibi and Joseph moved to Atlanta hoping to raise their family in what they believed would be “a Black Park Slope.” “We got there in August and left in November. It was not for us at all. I wan
Ibi and Joseph’s wedding ceremony reflected their Afrocentric ideology and love for the arts. “At first people were thinking, ‘what kind of mumbo jumbo is this?' They quickly saw how
“We bring perspective to each other. She makes me appreciate my short comings and my strengths,” points out Joseph.
“I’ll never forget when she shared her food with me. Where I come from sharing food is deep. My eyes were open to the potential of Ibi being somebody I could be with.”
The Zobois with daughter.
“We understand each other’s background and upbringing. This helps us as a couple and as parents. Our conversations are not necessarily be filled with ‘I love yous’ but we are very real
Ibi says she was forced to reevaluate and shed the accepted notions of intimacy meeting Joseph. “When we moved in together following the first ash circle ceremony, we slept in different beds,” reve