Ariel and Sabastian

Black mermaids existed thousands of years before “The Little Mermaid.” Ariel is only one fictional character that pales in comparison to the depths and spirituality of various Black mermaids from traditional, indigenous cultures.

Halle Bailey Best Ariel
MY ARIEL

Halle Bailey is a real-life example of a mermaid because of her divine beauty, extraordinarily warm spirit, unique talents, excellent swimming skills…and oh the voice of a lifetime! Halle Bailey is better than Ariel. But, for the sake of this Hollywood thing, she is Black Ariel Forever.
Another reason I chose the name Black Ariel Forever, is that I want the hate mongers to get so upset they die mad about it.
Okay, now let me get back to being sweet, lol, and continue to build a site based on healing, mental health, beauty, childhood memories, motherhood and so on.

 



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I Know Who I Am, Beyond the World’s Labels of Me

 


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Angel Halle: Black Girl with the Black Girl Hair
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Raven the Rose Queen

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Blossom: Childhood & Teen Stories
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Baby’s Breath: Motherhood and Family
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African mythology and spirituality are incredibly diverse, with numerous water spirits across different regions and cultures. Here are 11 water spirits from various African traditions: (Note: There may be some inaccuracies. I’m going through the list and doing extra reading as time permits. Much more to come)

  1. Mami Wata:
    • Origin: West and Central Africa
    • Description: A water spirit often depicted as a mermaid or serpent, associated with beauty, healing, and wealth.
  2. Yemoja / Yemaya:
    • Origin: Yoruba people of Nigeria
    • Description: A mother goddess associated with rivers and the sea, symbolizing motherhood, fertility, and protection.
  3. Olokun:
    • Origin: Yoruba people of Nigeria
    • Description: A powerful and revered deity of the sea, symbolizing wealth and transformation.
  4. Oshun:
    • Origin: Yoruba people of Nigeria
    • Description: A goddess associated with rivers, love, fertility, and prosperity.
  5. Nyami Nyami:
    • Origin: Tonga people of Zimbabwe, Zambia
    • Description: A river spirit, often depicted as a serpent, associated with the Zambezi River.
  6. Azi Daddy:
    • Origin: Osogbo, Nigeria
    • Description: A water spirit associated with the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, considered a protector and provider of blessings.
  7. Oya:
    • Origin: Yoruba people of Nigeria
    • Description: A goddess of winds, storms, and the Niger River, often associated with transformation.
  8. Oya Mabeji:
    • Origin: Yoruba people of Nigeria
    • Description: A river goddess associated with fertility and childbirth.
  9. Ombwiri:
    • Origin: Central Africa
    • Description: A water spirit in the mythology of the Bantu people, associated with rivers and lakes.
  10. Kalunga:
    • Origin: Congo
    • Description: A river spirit worshipped by the Kongo people, associated with fertility and protection.
  11. Buk:
    • Origin: Sudanese folklore
    • Description: A water spirit believed to inhabit the Nile River, associated with protection and blessings.

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