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African American Travel

What Travelling to 66 Countries Has Taught Me

Oneika Raymond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Oneika Raymond

Have I learned anything from my extensive travels? Definitely. Travel has probably been one of the greatest educators in my life and has schooled me in more ways that I'll ever be able (or willing) to truly verbalize.

The Anomalistic Life of an African-American Pilot

Nicolas B. Aziz | Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices
Nicolas B. Aziz

I was fascinated when I met pilot Gerry Dupree. This Tennessee native has been to over 75 countries and has flown cargo ranging from standard parcels to live dolphins. Here, I take a dive into his experiences as an African-American pilot.

Should I Be Mad That They Take My Photo Because I'm Black?

Oneika Raymond | Posted 01.29.2012 | Black Voices
Oneika Raymond

I love who I am and how I look, and evidently, other people do, too. I say this since, as a black female who travels, I get A LOT of attention in certain places I visit. I can honestly say that my looks have stopped traffic. But my question is, should I be mad?

In Love With My Adopted City: Antigua, Guatemala

Oneika Raymond | Posted 11.16.2011 | Black Voices
Oneika Raymond

Is it possible to fall in love with a place? I think so. We've spent, if you count up all of the days, After over a week in Antigua, Guatemala, I know for sure, Antigua is my kinda town.

Not So Open Road

New York Times | CELIA McGEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A Harlem postal employee and civic leader named Victor H. Green conceived the guide in response to one too many accounts of humiliation or violence wh...