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10 African Models Who Are Blazing the Runway
4 years ago

10 African Models Who Are Blazing the Runway

The model industry is an immensely difficult industry to break into, especially for women of color. African models have often been excluded from international runways, even in shows …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Cokie Nanka
6 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Cokie Nanka

I have always described myself as an American national with an African ethos.  I was raised in a Liberian home, in the city of Philadelphia, which has a …
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When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah
6 years ago

When a book feels too familiar: A review of Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah

It’s 9 p.m. on a chilly fall evening. You are knackered from your four-hour shift at the library circulation desk and all you want to do is watch …
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