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Did you know? Four things that Black people Invented

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Did you know? Four things that Black people Invented

As we celebrate Black History Month we often use this time to celebrate with the Black community worldwide. Here at Everyday Froday we’ve compiled a list of just some of the incredible inventions Black people have done that have benefited us as a society! Enjoy!  The Carbon Filament by Lewis Howard Latimer Invented by Lewis Latimer the Carbon filament was one of his major inventions which turned out to be a key part in the development of the incandescent lightbulb. Latimer was a patent draftsman and also worked closely with Alexander Graham Bell and had sketched out ideas for the...

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The History Behind Braids

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The History Behind Braids

It's not uncommon to hear the term cultural appropriation be thrown about when talking about a non Black woman wearing braids and Cainrows/Cornrows. As stylish as they may be now it is very important to understand where braids originate from, the history behind the style and WHY it is such an important part of Black Culture. SO, since it’s Black History Month we here at the Froday HQ are about to do JUST THAT!! To make this very simple, easy and clear to understand we're going to break it down into three parts, The origin of braids, The cultural impact...

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Buy Black Beauty this Black history Month

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Buy Black Beauty this Black history Month

Oh Hey FroDay Fam!!  You know it's Black History Month and we are back with another Buy Black feature post! This time we are highlighting the beauty scene and some of the wonderful Black owned cosmetic brands out there! So without further ado.. Here is our list of seven black owned beauty brands Chale Yenko!! ONE  IMAN COSMETICS You know we absolutely had to begin with the OG! One of the first ever make up brands with a focus on black skin. Founded in 1994 Iman Cosmetics was birthed and created by Supermodel, Actress and Entrepreneur Iman. Designed for people...

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Happy Black History Month!!

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Happy Black History Month!!

Hey Hey Froday Family!! It's the 1st of October which means it's Black History Month here in the UK babyyyy!!! For our international family Black History Month is in October in the UK.  The month aims to promote and celebrate Black contributions to British society, and foster an understanding of Black history in general. In the UK it was launched in the 1980s in London and was largely the result of local community activism challenging racism in general in British society and the Eurocentric version of history that dominated the state school system. It was first celebrated in October 1987. It was organised...

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Ten facts on Nigeria to Celebrate Nigerian Independence Day !!

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Ten facts on Nigeria to Celebrate Nigerian Independence Day !!

The 1st of October means two things! It is the first official day of Black History Month and it is also Nigerian Independence Day. Omo Naija toh baddd!! In honour of this historical month we are bringing you Ten Facts on Nigeria in honour of Nigerian Independence Day !!  Let's Go!!  ONE  Lagos is the largest city in Nigeria but it isn't the capital. The capital city Abuja is one of the fastest growing cities in the world with a population of 6 million in its metropolitan area, Lagos on the other hand has a population of 21 million people...

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