Saturday, May 18, 2024


Taji Contributors

NayMarie Taji Mag Editor

NayMarie, Editor | @TajiMagazine
NayMarie is a multifaceted Creative. As the Founder and Editor of Taji Mag, your Black Culture publication, Nay is laser-focused on elevating Black brands, stories, and imagery. With Adorned In Taji, she handcrafts divine Adornments with ethically sourced gemstones, cowrie, and metal jewels that amplify your Spirit. For over a decade, NayMarie has been recognized as a published professional photographer and retoucher with a specialty in Black Art. She also co-owns the non-profit,, a Black business directory.

Taji Mag Contributors Will Focus

Will Focus, Contributing Photographer; Art & Design Consultant | @TheOneWillFocus
A creative visionary at heart and spontaneous developer of all things ingenious, Will Focus is a New York-born Photographer, Graphic Designer, and Illustrator who seeks out content to work with that requires him to engage content/production on a more visceral level. Using the visual to emote and connect with the individual is a top priority in his development process. Due to this nature of development, he is uniquely adept at providing clients with a broad range of skills.

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Africa Jackson, Community & Culture | @AfricaJwrites
Africa Jackson is a freelance agitator living between Ireland and mid-coast. She spends her days whistling at construction workers and calling white people the “W” word. (Her best friend is white.) Follow her on Twitter at @AfricaJwrites.

Clair Daniels

Clair Daniels, CDNYC Editing & Proofing Services | @cdnyc_proofreading_editing
Claire Daniels has been a freelance New York-based Editor/Proofreader since 2015 and lover of language since she could speak. With a longstanding (and admittedly sometimes overbearing) interest in grammar, she’s built a portfolio that she is proud of today. Her diverse experience in print publication and online media has provided her with a strong, loyal, and growing clientele.

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D. Carrie, Travel | @_dcarrie
D. Carrie is figuring things out one adventure at a time, occasionally sharing with the interwebs. Find her at


Felipe Patterson aka Dapper Dr. Feel,
Lead Contributor: Entertainment, #BlackLoveConvo, #DDFFridayFeature & | @fdapperdr

Felipe Patterson, aka Dapper Dr. Feel, is a freelance writer and creative. #BlackLoveConvo & Entertainment contributor. The burgeoning southern gentleman is always looking for a great film to review and an inspirational story to write. He volunteers with autism awareness projects and hopes to mentor other young Black men.

Taji Mag Contributors Janelle Naomi

Janelle Naomi, Education | @janellenaomi
Janelle Naomi is an educator, artist, and speaker who uses art and education to heal people of all ages.

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Jashua Sa’Ra, Spiritual Tecknowledge | @Earthiopian
Jashua Sa-Ra is a communications artist that uses hosting, writing, graphic design, wholistic healing, and workshops to contribute to a healthy functioning community.

Jason Scott Jones - Photography

Jason Scott Jones, Photographer | @jsjcreative
Jason Scott Jones is a Brooklyn-born, Caribbean-descended, multidisciplinary visual artist whose photography and illustration work has been published around the world by news and entertainment brands. His video art is in the Studio Museum in Harlem’s permanent collection. His work spans, and is informed by, societal change and the perspectives of people of color from Jamaica to Japan and points in between.

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Lauren “Lola Valentine” Jones, Community & Culture | @_what.ever.lola.wants_
Lola Valentine is a creative Jacque-of-all-trades hailing from Brooklyn, NY. As a Creative Soul, she currently expresses herself through dance, writing, and craft work. She plans to use her talents to facilitate the progression of her fellow Artists.


Lindi Tshitlho, Community & Culture | @muhlez
Lindi Tshitlho is all about community empowerment. She travels around African townships to showcase their products, stories, and businesses to mainstream sectors for recognition. She is a contributing lifestyle and fashion writer, covering stories about African culture, cuisine, and decor in and around South Africa.

M’Bwebe Ishangi, Financial Stability | @cryptowoke
Planet Brooklyn native, M’Bwebe is an infopreneur, author, teacher, and futurologist focused on the historical resuscitation of the Afrikan experience using the 10 Areas of People Activity, created by Drs. Frances Cress-Welsing and Neely Fuller, Jr., with Economics and Education as his primary focus through his teachings via the Cryptowoke Financial Sustainability Movement. The highest of his numerous missions is to create intentional and sustainable communities throughout the diaspora equipped with efficiencies and skillsets that will revive the greatest we know of our past to live again today and beyond. Check out his works at and