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Chronicling the African Renaissance

New York City

Love in the time of Nigerian passport
5 years ago

Love in the time of Nigerian passport

“He walks away, the sun goes down, he takes the day but I’m grown”– Amy Winehouse

They met in the most unusual way. Him sitting on a cold …
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Style Feature: This Fashion Love Affair
5 years ago

Style Feature: This Fashion Love Affair

In May 2013, Aniekeme Umoh started TFLA: This Fashion Love Affair. She created the fashion blog in order to share her ideas about fashion and write about her …
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Letters to my Nigerian Grandma: I am lost in New York
6 years ago

Letters to my Nigerian Grandma: I am lost in New York

Adanna,

The beers here cost a lot, but not as much as the prices in Manhattan. You might not like that. In my quest …
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Day in the Life of a Debonoire: Idia Aisien
6 years ago

Day in the Life of a Debonoire: Idia Aisien

Idia Aisien decided early on that she wanted to be a journalist like her idol, Dele Giwa. Growing up in Lagos, Idia also realized she had a natural …
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Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide
6 years ago

Ankara in the City: An Urban Style Guide

The versatility of ankara cannot be overemphasized. Its ability to be used not only in clothing, but also in accessories, shoes, and bags, speaks to its beauty. In this …
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