CONVERSATION SERIES

Black & Abroad Conversations: Kévi Donat, Founder of Le Paris Noir

Black & Abroad Conversations: Kévi Donat, Founder of Le Paris Noir

Kévi knew his appreciation for Black history in Paris needed to be shared, so he created Le Paris Noir, which offers an alternative and authentic vision of Paris, giving a historic and contemporary vision of the Black communities in Paris.

Black & Abroad Conversations: Jacqueline Ngo Mpii, Founder of Little Africa Paris Tours

Black & Abroad Conversations: Jacqueline Ngo Mpii, Founder of Little Africa Paris Tours

In 2014 Jacqueline had a vision. A way to connect visitors with the small businesses of the Goutte D'Or neighborhood in Paris, better known as Little Africa. We sat down with her to discuss her movement and more.

Black & Abroad Conversations: Wine Sommelier Tanisha Townsend

Black & Abroad Conversations: Wine Sommelier Tanisha Townsend

When you think of the term ‘sommelier’ what image generally comes to mind?  If it‘s an antiquated image of a dapper, middle-aged white man spinning and sniffing a glass of fine wine with his pinky finger held high, then a quick Google image search will confirm your perceptions, until now.

Meet Chicago native, but current Parisian-expat & wine sommelier, Tanisha Townsend.

Black & Abroad Conversations: Mario Rigby

Black & Abroad Conversations: Mario Rigby

Mario Rigby was one of Toronto's top fitness experts, but he dropped it all to take a journey most men wouldn't dare; a two-year trek walking and kayaking from Cape Town, South Africa to Cairo, Egypt – a staggering 12,000 km (7456.5 miles) voyage.

Check out our conversation with Mario about his remarkable journey and the importance of his experience.