Meet the Senegalese man using home materials to create Afro style Sneakers | EYEGAMBIA


Cheikh Mbacke Thiam also known as Cheikh Dal which translates as shoe in the Wolof language, is a Senegalese entrepreneur and innovator. He started learning the art of fashion at a very young age and was introduced to shoemaking by his brother. Cheikh started his craft by making shoes for children and eventually fell in love with it. 

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The Year of the Panther

Great reading…. I honestly need to read more black sci-fi…

Afrofuturism first emerged as a challenge to why there were so few black science fiction writers, yet the movement has grown in range and strength to ask fundamental questions about the way we structure our world. Continue reading