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Chronicling the African Renaissance

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BlackHats Paris: Qui est sous le chapeau noir?
4 weeks ago

BlackHats Paris: Qui est sous le chapeau noir?

Après avoir passé deux années dans l’incapacité de marcher, Steves Hounkponou, inspiré par les défilés de mode met dans un coin de sa tête qu’il lancera plus tard sa marque. Un …
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African Fashion Week Toronto 2017 @ The Royal Ontario Museum
4 weeks ago

African Fashion Week Toronto 2017 @ The Royal Ontario Museum

African Fashion Week Toronto is one of the most recognized Fashion Weeks in Canada. The program was established by the Fashion Ready Foundation in 2012 and has developed into an …
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Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa
2 months ago

Ancient Long Hair Beauty Secret from Chad, Africa

If there’s been a natural hair movement revival since the times of Black Panther Angela Davis it’s in no doubt the one of here and now. Despite the long and …
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West Africa’s #1 Fashion Retailer, Polo Avenue unveils the Part 2 of its #PoloMuse Campaign
2 months ago

West Africa’s #1 Fashion Retailer, Polo Avenue unveils the Part 2 of its #PoloMuse Campaign

The campaign finds its musings celebrating attraction as a symbol of love while accentuating the brand’s elegant lifestyle.

“Part II of Muse is a story of empowerment & inspiration while …
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Chale Socks: Ghanaian Fashion Brand
4 months ago

Chale Socks: Ghanaian Fashion Brand

Dynamic, Ghanaian socks brand, Chale Socks have just released 3 new, exclusive, limited edition styles. Following their highly successful debut collection of Adinkra symbol socks. This new release is set to …
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Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin
4 months ago

Nigerian Sisters Create Sunscreen for Black Skin

Two sisters, Chinelo Chidozie and Ndidi Obidoa, founders of the black skin care line Bolden, are about to launch sunblock designed specifically for black people and other darker skin tones. Contrary …
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Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London
5 months ago

Europe’s Largest African Fashion Conference Returns To London

The Fashion Africa Conference hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide returns to London on Africa Day in May 2017. There is no other Fashion conference of this scale outside of …
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Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”
6 months ago

Are you living below or beyond the “Beauty Standard?”

When I was still at school my mom and I bumped into a black lady we knew in the mall. Happy to see us, she asked how we were and …
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Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign
7 months ago

Award-Winning Writer Tolulope Popoola Reveals her True Shade in Lancôme Campaign

‘My power is coaching’, says Tolulope Popoola, the award winning Nigerian author, writing coach and publisher, who is one of the 47 star campaigners of Lancôme’s ‘My Shade, My Power’ …
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Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts
9 months ago

Black Xmas: Ideas for your last minute Holiday gifts

Let’s put our money where our pride is and spend some on the ones we love by supporting the ones we love. These black businesses offer various products and aesthetics …
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