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How Ghana’s historic homecoming is changing Africa | CNN

(CNN) — It’s the last Saturday of the year in the heart of Accra, Ghana’s capital. The air is thick with the anticipation of the thousands of revelers who have swarmed the gates of El Wak Stadium to take part in an annual celebration of African culture known as Afrochella. Inside it’s a sea of diversity. Austrian, Ivorian and Nigerian men pose for cameras before inviting an American woman to join. Nearby, two French women draped in the traditional Ghanaian Kente cloth dance to a mix of reggae and afrobeats. At the bar, four British men chat with locals while […]

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Black Queens Came To Afrochella Dressed To Impress | MadameNoire

This weekend Ghana hosted their annual Afrochella festival, a celebration of the different types of African cultures through music, food, fashion and much more. In contrast to Coachella, Afrochella is an entirely black experience where every attendee has a feeling of solidarity. This year’s theme is Year of the Return of the African Diaspora, so many African-Americans traveled to Ghana to experience the greatness that is the blackest festival ever. “It’s amazing,” Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a statement. “This is an opportunity for people who don’t feel like they connect to any culture other than American culture. If […]

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The Cool Girl’s Guide To Black Paris | Essence

Dave Quinn, Essence FLORA COQUEREL. Featured Image aris has often dictated what’s fly. Since the eighteenth century, the popular French city has set trends and the rest of the world has followed. It’s the birthplace of haute couture, the fashion capital of the universe. There’s no place quite as dazzling as the City of Light. It’s vibrant, chic, sexy and cutting-edge. From the first to the twentieth arrondissement, arts, culture and melanin make up the city’s DNA. But it’s Paris’ welcoming legacy that is the reason for its enduring popularity. African-American musicians, writers, artists and political exiles came to Paris […]

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12 African Tailors You Should Know | Shoppe Black

Shoppe Black , Shoppe Black Becca Apparel. Featured Image who has tried to find reliable African tailors knows it can be a struggle. Finding the right tailor is like finding the right barber who wont mess up your hairline or the hairstylist that won’t butcher your edges. Claude Lavie Kameni Kamsit Charles Becca Apparel CLICK TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE, Shoppe Black Share This +FacebookTwitterMail

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Meet the 10-Year Old Entrepreneur Taking the Fashion World by Storm! | Black Business.Org

Fidelis Mbah , Black Business.Org Jordan Davis and his mother, Lucia McBath. COURTESY LUCIA MCBATH. Featured Image from Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-year old Enhle Gebashe is already pursuing her dreams of becoming a well-known fashion designer and entrepreneur. She most recently founded Enhle Babes Couture, a children’s clothing brand specializing in glamorous African prints. Aside from the overwhelming number of orders, several doors have opened for her, including training opportunities and mainstream media interviews! Young but with a vision Enhle is a fifth-grade student at Rosebank Primary School in Johannesburg. She says her garments are all custom-made to meet the […]

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