Diallo's Story: Helping others connect to self, to Africa and ...

This is a story of a continual journey–one of self-discovery, dual-country living and helping others connect to self and to home in Africa.If you’ve been around the African Ancestry family for a while, we’re pretty sure you’ve heard of Diallo Sumbry. He’s the Head of Travel and Partnerships and leads the African Ancestry Family Reunions. He also served as the co-architect of the Year of Return – the year-long 400-year commemoration of the first documented enslaved Africans’ arrival in the US through Ghana, which was used as a human cargo port. The Year of Return is a collective trip where Black people travel back to Africa.  In short, he’s kind of a big deal. And he does...

African Ancestry, In Song

Last week, during our weekly Team Cypher, our co-founder, Gina Paige asked us to all submit a song that we felt represented our team here at African Ancestry. While small, our team is a diverse bunch of people of many different backgrounds, generations, perspectives, ages and even cities – much like the Diaspora that we advocate for each and every day.  We wanted to give you guys a slice of our team – a varied list of songs from some of our members featuring difference genres and eras that we think represent our team and work best.  At the end, we’d love to...