The House of Otem

Promoting Black Arts, Business, Culture, Life, Entertainment, and other Interests



What is Afrocentrism and Why It Is Important

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The website is an Afrocentric online magazine.  It has been around for a few years now and when people ask the question, “What is House of Otem?”, the description on the website states that it is “an Afrocentric Online Magazine Reporting What Interests Us” that promotes “Black Arts, Business, Culture, Life, Entertainment, and other Interests”.  The House of Otem does not exclude other ethnicities, but the primary focus is on the African cultures of the entire diaspora.  But what is it to be Afrocentric?



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Upcoming Events

  • Latino - Afro Health Festival
    Sat, Sep 11
    Graystone / Woodlawn Community
    Sep 11, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    Graystone / Woodlawn Community, 1900 Gwynn Oak Ave, Woodlawn, MD 21207, USA
    Health Awareness to the Black and Latino Communities
  • House of Otem's Crackin' Crab Feast
    Sun, Sep 26
    Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America
    Sep 26, 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Tall Cedars of Lebanon of North America, 2501 Putty Hill Ave, Parkville, MD 21234, USA
    What's better than cold drinks, cool friends, and some hot steamed crabs? Answer, NOTHING. Come get your tickets now.
  • 2022 Gwynn Oak Food & Music Festival
    Sat, Sep 24
    Gwynn Oak Park
    Sep 24, 2022, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
    Gwynn Oak Park, 6010 Gwynn Oak Ave, Baltimore, MD 21207, USA
    Annual Food & Music Festival. The event is free. Click RSVP for your raffle ticket.
  • House of Otem's Pan African Culture Fest
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Celebrating Black Culture - Past, Present, and Future
  • Community Mixer
    Time is TBD
    Myrie's Island Kitchen
    Time is TBD
    Myrie's Island Kitchen, 9828 Liberty Rd, Randallstown, MD 21133, USA
    Community social event to meet your community members, network while enjoying good food & beverage, and conversation while supporting your local businesses. For details and tickets click the RSVP button.
  • House of Otem's Wine and Pasta Social
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Time is TBD
    Location is TBD
    Amazing pasta, delicious wine, and good company