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Four Black Heroes!

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Four Black Heroes!

  Black History Month is often a time where we get to celebrate and educate people on the victories and hardships that our ancestors had to go through in order for us to be where we are today. The list of pioneers and heroes of Black History is endless however today we’ve picked four to highlight for you all!     MARCUS GARVEY Born on the 17th August 1887, Jamaican political activist, journalist and entrepreneur Marcus Garvey formed and led the UNIA  Pan African movement which aimed to unify people of African descent worldwide. Garvey spent two years in London studying...

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Shop Black: Black Owned Fashion Brands

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Shop Black: Black Owned Fashion Brands

Hey Hey Family! How are you doing? I know we’re getting to the end of Black History Month but that does not mean a single thing to us over here because we stay keeping the Black content rolling! This time for our shop black post we are talking about BLACK FASHION BABY!! This year the ladies have not been playing. We have seen the support for Black owned fashion brands soar this year so it’s only right that we highlight some of the hottest brands out right now!  Let’s gooo!!  Loudbrand Studios www.loudbrandstudios.com Let’s start off with this London based...

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The Short Story Behind African Headwraps

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The Short Story Behind African Headwraps

Now you're probably aware of Headwraps, they come in many colours, sizes and patterns and are used for various different occasions. Now, depending on where you grew up you may never have noticed when you actually started seeing or using headwraps yourself  however, what you probably don't know is the cultural meaning behind some of these headwraps.  Now depending on where you come from the headwrap has different names. For example in Nigeria you'd call it a Gele, in Botswana a Tuki and in Ghana, Malawi and Zimbabwe it's called a Duku. Despite the various names the African headwrap has...

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What is happening in Africa?

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What is happening in Africa?

Today we want to raise awareness on some of the issues currently going on in the Motherland. Mama Africa is hurting and we in the diaspora must do the best we can to lend our voices and support our people back home. So in case you have been out of the loop or just want some information on what is going on I’ll give you a brief rundown. Disclaimer! This information I am sharing is based on the news being shared online, I by no means know the full scale or entirety of them all and urge you to do...

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Four Iconic Black Albums to play this Black History Month

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Four Iconic Black Albums to play this Black History Month

In honour of Black History Month you know that it is only right that we highlight 4 classic albums that changed the music game and deserve all the accolades. So without further ado let’s get straight into it! Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On was recently crowned the number one album in the rejigged Rolling Stone's 500 greatest albums list knocking The Beatles off. Released in 1971 What’s Go On is a concept album with the tracks segueing from one single to the other. It’s basically a movie in your ears. The album featured mega...

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