African History, Heritage & Me AfriVenture – Spring 2015

Registration is now OPEN for the Spring 2015 Session of African History, Heritage & Me!  African History, Heritage & Me, our Flagship AfriVenturetm, is designed to introduce and connect the hearts and minds of young children of African descent, 8 to 14 years of age, to the immensity and pivotal significance of Africans in theContinue reading “African History, Heritage & Me AfriVenture – Spring 2015”


Winter 2015 Registration Now Open!!   2 Exciting AfriVentures Are Available: Discovering the Ancient Nile Valley: Deities, Royalty & The Blameless Ethiopians NEW!!!  Join us as we Discover, Learn and Explore the Ancient Nile Valley!  Wednesdays 11am to 12:30pm January 14 to March 18, 2015 (10 Weeks)  Click Here to Find Out More! Register Now!Continue reading “WINTER REGISTRATION OPEN!!”

Thank You! Asante! Medase! To All Participants in the Fall 2014 AfriVentures!

What an Awesome, AfriTastic AfriVenturetm we had!! Thanks, Asante, Medase to all the wonderful families with whom we had the pleasure of spending time with over the Spring and Fall of 2014! We will be starting our next AfriVenturestm on January 12. African History, Heritage & Me Discovering The Nile Valley: Deities, Royalty & TheContinue reading “Thank You! Asante! Medase! To All Participants in the Fall 2014 AfriVentures!”

Introducing All New Fall 2014 AfriVentures!!

Want your child to become an exploring, researching, learning agent of change?  Then MLL AfriVentures may be for you!  So, what Is An AfriVenture?   *An AfriVenture is an MLL trademark. Simply put…. an AfriVenturetm = AfricanCentered + Hands On + Holistic + Exploratory + Adventurous + Experiential + Educational + Fun  At MLL, we believeContinue reading “Introducing All New Fall 2014 AfriVentures!!”

The Dictionary: 3 Reasons Why Black Families Should Make Teaching Their Children How To Use It A Priority

“Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformationContinue reading “The Dictionary: 3 Reasons Why Black Families Should Make Teaching Their Children How To Use It A Priority”

How Do You Identify Yourself?

QUESTION: How do you identify yourself? “I’m a black man or woman”, “I’m an African, Asian, Cherokee, etc.”, “I’m a human”, “I’m a spirit”, “I’m a spirit having a human experience”, “I’m African-American”, “I’m a patriot”, “I’m just a green shirt”, etc. What makes up one’s identity? Your hair? Your place of birth? Your parents?Continue reading “How Do You Identify Yourself?”

Black Parents as First Educators of Their Children

 Maroon Life Learning, LLC ( is a company started by a husband and wife team of homeschooling parents, Njeri and Jeffrey Nembhard who believe that parents are the first educators of their children.  This is especially true for black families because most education systems, including those in Africa, DO NOT teach black children the truthContinue reading “Black Parents as First Educators of Their Children”