Mansa Musa, the 14th-Centruy African Emperor of Mali remains the richest person in history.
In a world full of billionaires in our society, the wealth of Mansa Must of Mali was too vast to be imagined - or equaled.
Not only was Mali able to flourish and prosper economically under his rule while European nations struggled, but under the rule of Musa, the prosperous empire grew to span a sizable portion of West Africa.
We were never taught these things in the public education system, but instead they were replaced with images of our people enslaved, sold, and discriminated against for centuries. We are not taught that we descend from royalty and riches. We are not taught that we derive from individuals such as Mansa Musa, the richest person in history. We are not taught, but it is imperative that we teach ourselves.
Black Vibe Tribe is a community based and culturally revenant apparel brand that aims to connect, love, uplift, and build with those deriving from the African Diaspora.