Monthly Archives: June 2013

SHOP THE AFRICANA WAY: SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURIAL BRANDS TO WATCH

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SHOP THE AFRICANA WAY As African nations move into a more self-sufficient stage it is important to note the factors stimulating the re-construction of her image on the local and global front. Education and a better economy are the nucleus … Continue reading

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THE BLACKER THE LIPS via BLACKBETTY

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SO YOU WANT TO WEAR BLACK LIPSTICK?  Here is what you need to know before you step out in ‘La couleur de jour’. • You can’t wear any lipstick without exfoliating your lips cause regardless of how excellent and super … Continue reading

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WONDERS OF IBADAN: OJO OBANYI’s WICKER-COVERED CAR

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IBADAN “running splash of rust and gold, flung and scattered among seven hills like broken china in the sun.” John Pepper Clark-Bekederemo Old Ibadan (Presumably 1940′s) JP Clark’s Ibadan is one of the most popular and wondrous poem’s about Ibadan. There … Continue reading

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BB CREAMS FOR DARK SKIN

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Written by Anselyn Wright (Black Betty)   BB CREAMS So, I am guessing you’ve heard of BB creams? I’m going to assume that’s a yes since they have force-fed the populous with its so-called magnificence as a beauty product.  Don’t worry, … Continue reading

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Symbolism behind African Print Fabrics & The Free Thinking African Woman.

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Le pagne africain, un art de vivre via Arte An animated piece on the symbolism behind African print fabrics and the subtle messages behind their designs. It is a new and interesting of looking at your ankara. An Ivorian woman, … Continue reading

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