Afrofuturism: Breakdown of Black Panther, intergalactic

Black Panther: The Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda Afrofuture at it’s best.  It combines a number of African cultures, languages, God/Goddess systems, and many other cultural references.  We see some of the main players:  T’Challa, Nakia, and M’Baku battling as an alliance in space against the Manifold and his Askari soldiers.  T’Challa, Nakia and the Maroons … Continue reading Afrofuturism: Breakdown of Black Panther, intergalactic


Adinkra in origin, Esoteric in spirit. FAWAHODIE represents the #naturistvibe movement. Let go and let live. Life has become a constant tug of war, driven by the notion of constraints and conformity. Here at Nubian Core, we strive to rebel; we dispel myths of the caged bird. We adorn the Ankh, symbolizing the essence of … Continue reading SYMBOLICALLY SPEAKING

Tribal Paint

Most of these images are created by the amazing Nigerian brother, Laolu Senbanjo. His work is so dope. Regardless, I love tribal paint. It is commanding and against the grain. It invokes the energy of powerful African warriors, tribeswomen and tribesmen and the creativity and adaptability of Diasporans across the globe. Decorative, intriguing, and downright … Continue reading Tribal Paint

Cenophilia pt.2: Un Bisou!

How critical is it for actors/actresses to nail the kiss? And, well, who delivers a better on-screen kiss than Nia Long? I'm convinced. Let's compare a few. Just a few. Nia Long/Taye Diggs - Best ManNia Long/Larenz Tate - Love JonesNia Long/Larenz Tate - Love JonesEddie Murphy/Shari Headley - Coming to AmericaJada Pinkett/Blair Underwood - … Continue reading Cenophilia pt.2: Un Bisou!

naturist yoga – waxing gibbous moon meditation

What is the Waxing gibbous moon? It's the period when the moon is more than half-lit, and less than full. This phase is linked to a deeper understanding of planning and preparation. During this time, the light from the Moon allows for some deeper introspection—people born during this phase know how to see more of themselves. … Continue reading naturist yoga – waxing gibbous moon meditation