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Ikiré Jones: Bespoke Men’s Fashion
6 years ago

Ikiré Jones: Bespoke Men’s Fashion

From being named by Esquire magazine as one of the five “Best Dressed Real Men,” to a recent accolade from Philadelphia magazine as one of the “Most Fashionable …
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From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams
6 years ago

From Pre-Med to Fashion Design: The Courage to Follow Our Dreams

At times following our passions can be difficult when we are raised in African households and we succumb to societal and familial expectations. Recently, I have noticed that …
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The Hair Revolution!
6 years ago

The Hair Revolution!

Ideologies, thoughts, images, or ideas that keep us from knowing who we are, being who we are, or even being who we want to be, constitute the modern …
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Artist Spotlight: Kaline
7 years ago

Artist Spotlight: Kaline

Kaline Akinkugbe is a classically trained pianist, singer, songwriter, and aspiring film composer. At the foundation of all her musicianship is soul music. As a child, her mother …
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Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn
7 years ago

Haitian Inspired Spiced Corn

Ingredients

  • 2 Ears of Corn
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Melted Butter
  • 1/4 Teaspoon of Paprika
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground Garlic powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon …
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The Tease
7 years ago

The Tease

His heart was delivering its own show. The music segment hadn’t even started, but the constant thumping coming from his chest could have fooled him. He was going …
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Skinny and African
7 years ago

Skinny and African

I was once told that I should stop trying to be white and embrace my Africanness. This was said to me by an Australian expatriate as I was …
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Afroklectic
7 years ago

Afroklectic

Gillean Opoku was born and raised in Sydney (Australia) to Ghanaian parents.  She works as a digital designer by day and by night she runs Afroklectic with the help of …
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