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My Afropolitan Diary: Marvellous Iheukwumere
6 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Marvellous Iheukwumere

Hailing from Abia State, Nigeria, Marvellous Iheukwumere is a recent graduate of Columbia University. She is currently an Associate at the NBA, where she rotates through different …
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My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu
6 years ago

My Afropolitan Diary: Sheba Anyanwu

Wherever You Go, There You Are 

In the beginning, there was a transition. In snake-like fashion, I shed my skin, worn off like an old cloak, the beginning …
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Uncle Femi Came to Visit
7 years ago

Uncle Femi Came to Visit

“E shi ‘lekun Baba!”  The old woman called out from the brick-walled house that towered over my weatherworn shack. A relic of British colonial times, the house, complete …
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Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl
7 years ago

Yagazie Emezi: A proud Aba girl

Yagazie Emezi is a popular blogger, artist, and all around creative with a passion for African preservation. She is known for her opinionated, and sometimes controversial, YouTube videos, …
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Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go
7 years ago

Love and Pride in the Face of Faults: A Review of Taiye Selasi’s Ghana Must Go

It was James Baldwin that once said “I love America more than any other country in this world, and, exactly for this reason, I insist on the right to …
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Ikiré Jones: Bespoke Men’s Fashion
7 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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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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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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