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…and the “Travel Writer of the Year” award goes to Elaine Lee!

I am pleased to announce that I was the proud  recipient of the 2013 “Travel Writer of the Year” award from the African Diaspora World Tourism Association. What an honor to have my work celebrated by my peers. Their awards program was designed in appreciation of the service and dedication of travel leaders from around

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“Go Girl” is listed as one of the top ten black travel books

An old African proverb says, “Until the lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.” Travel literature has long been a white-dominated arena in which people of color are often considered subjects, scenery or not at all. But the tradition of travel writing by people of color has been

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Interview with Elaine Lee is in the New York Times

Noted journalist and broadcaster, Farai Chideya’s amazing article, “Traveling While Black” was showcased on the front page of the New York Times Travel Section on 1/5/14. I was proud to see that excerpts from her interview of me were prominently featured throughout her story. It was an honor and privilege to work with Ms. Chideya

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