1 hr 20 min

The Black History of Astrology Confidence by the STARS

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In this episode of Confidence by the STARS podcast, hosted by Dorrissa Griffin, Esq., special guests Tamerri Ater and her father, Mathu Ater, delve into the rich connections between African history and astrology. Tamerri, known as the Astrofashionista, discusses her unique journey and her brand 'Gift of the Nile,' which fuses ancient Egyptian rituals with modern wellness products. Mathu Ater, an expert in Egyptology and African history, provides an extensive historical context, explaining the deep roots of astrology in African culture and its integration into Western traditions. Together, they emphasize the importance of acknowledging Black contributions to astrology and share personal narratives that highlight the significance of African spirituality in contemporary practices.
Episode Chapters:

00:00 Introduction and Host Welcome

00:32 Guest Introductions: Tamerri Ater and Mathu Ater

03:44 Tamerri's Journey with Astrology

09:13 Mathu Ater's Insights on African History and Astrology

17:53 The Connection Between African History and Modern Astrology

30:07 Mathu Ater's Personal Story and Name Origin

41:48 Anecdotes and Personal Stories

42:34 The Influence of Ancestry and Spirituality

42:57 Black Astrology and Its Origins

43:56 Integration of Mesopotamian and Kemetic Astrology

45:57 Cultural Impact of Colonialism and Christianity

47:07 The Evolution and Global Influence of Rap Music

49:52 Astrology's Interconnection with Religion

51:52 Astrology in Ancient Africa

55:07 The Birth of a Wellness Brand

01:08:56 The Importance of Black Contributions in History

01:16:33 Closing Remarks and Future Endeavors

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Tamerri Ater
Tamerri Ater, MBA (AstroFashionista) is a Certified Professional Astrologer, Reiki Practitioner and Founder of Gift of the Nile, spiritual wellness products, rooted in Ancient Egyptian ritual. She is also a Senior Astrology Editor for Astrology.com and Horoscope.com. For over 15 years, Tamerri has advised thousands of people on how to align with their soul’s destiny, career path, and improve and attract healthy relationships and partnerships.

Tamerri used astrology to guide her career as a Beauty Product Development Professional, and often collaborates with global brands and media outlets. She has a B.A. In TV Production from Loyola Marymount University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

@astrofashionista on Instagram
Tamerri 's Website
https://thegiftofthenile.com

Mathu Ater
Mathu Ater: BA from Cal State LA, and MA from Pepperdine University. He is affiliated with the National Organization of Minority Architects, Los Angeles chapter. Mathu was an 11-year architectural apprentice to the late Lester Oliver Bankhead, Architect, and was a student of the late Dr. Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan since 1981; he made his first trip to Kemet/Egypt with Dr. Ben in 1985. Mathu is uniquely qualified to speak on architectural and religious themes as his over 30 years as an architectural and graphic media specialist facilitates a fresh and uncommon approach to the study of Egyptology and History. Largely because of the efforts of Dr. Ben, Mathu along with Ashra Kwesi founded “African Minds United,” in LA in the 1980s. Additionally, he taught “The Glory of the Black Race” at the University of California at Irvine. Mathu has designed many buildings around greater LA including a recording...

In this episode of Confidence by the STARS podcast, hosted by Dorrissa Griffin, Esq., special guests Tamerri Ater and her father, Mathu Ater, delve into the rich connections between African history and astrology. Tamerri, known as the Astrofashionista, discusses her unique journey and her brand 'Gift of the Nile,' which fuses ancient Egyptian rituals with modern wellness products. Mathu Ater, an expert in Egyptology and African history, provides an extensive historical context, explaining the deep roots of astrology in African culture and its integration into Western traditions. Together, they emphasize the importance of acknowledging Black contributions to astrology and share personal narratives that highlight the significance of African spirituality in contemporary practices.
Episode Chapters:

00:00 Introduction and Host Welcome

00:32 Guest Introductions: Tamerri Ater and Mathu Ater

03:44 Tamerri's Journey with Astrology

09:13 Mathu Ater's Insights on African History and Astrology

17:53 The Connection Between African History and Modern Astrology

30:07 Mathu Ater's Personal Story and Name Origin

41:48 Anecdotes and Personal Stories

42:34 The Influence of Ancestry and Spirituality

42:57 Black Astrology and Its Origins

43:56 Integration of Mesopotamian and Kemetic Astrology

45:57 Cultural Impact of Colonialism and Christianity

47:07 The Evolution and Global Influence of Rap Music

49:52 Astrology's Interconnection with Religion

51:52 Astrology in Ancient Africa

55:07 The Birth of a Wellness Brand

01:08:56 The Importance of Black Contributions in History

01:16:33 Closing Remarks and Future Endeavors

Follow this podcast by smashing that plus (+) sign or follow button so you don't miss any new episodes.

Tamerri Ater
Tamerri Ater, MBA (AstroFashionista) is a Certified Professional Astrologer, Reiki Practitioner and Founder of Gift of the Nile, spiritual wellness products, rooted in Ancient Egyptian ritual. She is also a Senior Astrology Editor for Astrology.com and Horoscope.com. For over 15 years, Tamerri has advised thousands of people on how to align with their soul’s destiny, career path, and improve and attract healthy relationships and partnerships.

Tamerri used astrology to guide her career as a Beauty Product Development Professional, and often collaborates with global brands and media outlets. She has a B.A. In TV Production from Loyola Marymount University and an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management.

@astrofashionista on Instagram
Tamerri 's Website
https://thegiftofthenile.com

Mathu Ater
Mathu Ater: BA from Cal State LA, and MA from Pepperdine University. He is affiliated with the National Organization of Minority Architects, Los Angeles chapter. Mathu was an 11-year architectural apprentice to the late Lester Oliver Bankhead, Architect, and was a student of the late Dr. Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan since 1981; he made his first trip to Kemet/Egypt with Dr. Ben in 1985. Mathu is uniquely qualified to speak on architectural and religious themes as his over 30 years as an architectural and graphic media specialist facilitates a fresh and uncommon approach to the study of Egyptology and History. Largely because of the efforts of Dr. Ben, Mathu along with Ashra Kwesi founded “African Minds United,” in LA in the 1980s. Additionally, he taught “The Glory of the Black Race” at the University of California at Irvine. Mathu has designed many buildings around greater LA including a recording...

1 hr 20 min