Fab Friday: Making Africa Pop! Yolanda Sangweni


“AfriPOP! is… a labor of love; a celebration of our innovativeness, our funkiness, our style, our possibilities as children of Africa.”

– Yolanda Sangweni on her Magazine AfriPOP

Yolanda Sangweni is a woman on a mission to make people of color embrace their skin, style, music, and unique voice through her own ‘love letter’ to African culture as Editor-In-Chief of AfriPOP! AfriPOP is the web magazine for the African global citizen that spreads their influence, talent, and more around the world to be glorified. The web magazine provides the latest trends in African culture through fashion, film, music and more!

Yolanda Sangweni is also the Senior Editor for Essence.com which celebrates the diversity of the African-American women experience through the arts, business, entertainment, finances, health, relationships, and spirituality.

Her strategic brilliance to ensure the uplifting of the African culture throughout the world inspires us to seek greatness and not cower under faux roadblocks.  Yolanda Sangweni is to be applauded for her continued efforts to reach and encourage the minds of the disheartened, under-informed, empowerment seeking individual through the written word.

Check out AfriPOP!




C.B. Fletcher is a public relations manager that has worked with domestic and international pr campaigns in the entertainment, fashion, hospitality, and literary industry. She continues to pursue independent projects and collaborations for events and growing businesses. As a contributing writer to Breath of Life Daily, Ms.Nix In The Mix, and The Urban Realist she has had the opportunity to feature intriguing and uplifting stories of people from around the country, as well as lend her perspective on risque and complicated subjects. She also has caught the directing bug in her first upcoming documentary about the journey of a woman fighting Mucoepidermoid carcinoma cancer; Some People Are Just (Un)Lucky. C.B. lives in Atlanta, GA and embraces the fulfilling love of her long term relationship and incredible family and friends. For more information on upcoming articles, films, and snippets from her upcoming books please visit www.facebook.com/CBFWorld.