Black Legends 2024 Virtual Book Tour

Your Past Honored Present Strengthened Future Empowered

Welcome to the Tree of Life Room, a sacred space of learning, growing, healing, and building a better future all at the same time!

“A tree is known by its fruit.”

Step into a space where the past is honored, the present is strengthened, and the future flourished. Here, you’ll discover the heart of the Matatchebo Project, dedicated to reconnecting the African diaspora with their roots through the symbolic planting of mango trees. Explore, learn, and be part of a journey that celebrates heritage and nurtures a sustainable future for all.

Matatchebo means "mango" in African culture.

How I Began My Root Journey

Tracing my family lineage has been one of the most challenging, yet rewarding experiences of my life. And I'm still on it! Let me tell you about it.

Interconnectedness of Life

Symbolizes the connection of all life. Roots represent ancestors, while branches signify growth and spiritual connection.

Ancestral Connection

Metaphor for past, present, and future. Roots are ancestors, trunk is now, and branches signify future generations.

Cycles of Life

Represents life’s cycles: birth, death, and rebirth. Emphasizes renewal and continuity in African traditions.

Sustenance and Growth

Seen as a provider of food, medicine, and shelter. Represents nurturing and supporting the community.

Unity + Balance

Highlights harmony in the ecosystem, symbolizing the balance between humans, nature, and the spiritual world.

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