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Tribes Of Kin

Tribes of Kin delivers imaginative and modern interpretations of Kente  By Francine Holmes Tribes of Kin is a fashion design house and a fellow Etsy creative. I had the pleasure to interview owner and designer Valemia Atabong about her journey … Continue reading

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Aloha September

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African Print Jumpsuit

By Francine Holmes I found this gorgeous piece on one of my favorite websites for African clothing. This particular piece is handmade,  100% cotton wax print jumpsuit with two side pockets, a pleated waistline and comes with a detachable sash.      Available … Continue reading

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Memorial Sale

 

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Pamper yourself on Valentine’s Day

Pamper yourself ‘naturally’ this Valentine’s Day with FancyNaturals’ VDAY gift basket  NOW AVAILABLE AT FANCYNATURALS.COM Choose the Sampler basket or Build your own All baskets include: * (1) Maggies Baggies handmade drawstring bag * (1) Red carrier container * (1) … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Deal ending soon!

Thanksgiving Deal ending soon! Offer ends: 12/10/14 Hurry and Save %15 off any purchase of $20 or moreUse coupon code:THKSGV15

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The Barbershops of West Africa

By Brian Rath Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo has explored barbers and their shops across seven west African countries, capturing the spaces in which they operate, the aesthetics of their premises and the style of their customers. His photos have been … Continue reading

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KIVA – Small Loans that make a Big Difference.

I first heard about KIVA last year when my husband and some colleagues registered with the organization. After reading about KIVA and what they do, I was immediately impressed. KIVA, in a nutshell, plays the role of the middleman in … Continue reading

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International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 2/06/13

By Francine Holmes Today marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation – a day when we raise global awareness about this issue and reaffirm our strong commitment to eradicating this extremely harmful practice that violates the … Continue reading

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Shea Butter, Beurre de Karite or Butyrospermum parkii, A rose by any other name

By Francine Holmes What is it with our new-found obsession with Shea butter, is it really that new? It’s interesting that in recent years, Shea butter has become the ‘new’ miracle product.  You would find it in almost everything.  Shea … Continue reading

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