Powtawche Valerino: An Embodiment of Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance

Powtawche Valerino is mixed Mississippi Choctaw and African American Mechanical Engineer Powtawche was on the Mississippi Choctaw Indian Reserve to her Choctaw Mother and African-American Father. She spent her early years on the reserve and was enrolled as a member of the tribe. When she was ten her family moved to New Orleans. After watching the Space Shuttle Challenger Explosion on

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Companhia das Culturas: A Portugal Luxury Hideaway, from Remnants of Old Barns, Stables and Sheds

The ultimate luxury where life at its most elemental. Luxury is also history—something that no amount of money can buy. The farmhouse has been in the family of co-owner Francisco Palma Dias for five generations. There are a public lounge and a private apartment in rooms that were once used as olive presses. The conventional ideas of luxury don’t apply,

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Meghan Markle keeps it Refined and Classic at Prince Louis’ Christening

In support of her sister-in-law Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, stepped out in a new label Ralph Lauren at Prince Louis’s christening ceremony, keeping things refined and classic in safari-inspired colors, a palette she has felt most comfortable in since taking on her new role. The cape-like silhouette recalled the effortless elegance of the neutral

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Alliance Francaise Mike Adenuga Centre, Inspiring and Empowering Lives with French Culture

Dr Mike Adenuga Jnr is a man of many entrepreneurial strides and achievements. He has been touching lives in several ways, one of which is through the Alliance Française Mike Adenuga Center, in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, surpassing other such centers in Africa with its remarkable and life fulfilling initiative. Like all Alliance Française centers, Alliance Française Lagos is a non-profit

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Katherine Mary Dunham: The Queen Mother of Black Dance

Katherine Dunham was an African-American dancer, choreographer. A Chicago superstar in the world of dance, called the “Matriarch” and “Queen Mother of Black Dance.” Born Glen Ellyn in Illinois. Katherine was well known for bringing African and Caribbean influences into the European-dominated dance world. A highly trained and respected anthropologist who graduated from the University of Chicago in 1935, Katherine

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