Adinkra Symbols and Meanings: West African Adinkra Symbol of Knowledge

Adinkra Symbols & Meanings: West African Wisdom Never in my life did I think I would see Adinkra Symbols in a Marvel Movie. Once Obscure, these West African symbols now take the spotlight in the world’s third largest movie industry, Hollywood. The Adinkra symbols have been spotted in movies like;   The Black Panther: Symbol […]

Gye Nyame : All You Need To Know About The Gye Nyame Symbol

Africa is a continent filled with so many different ethnic groups, making it rich in culture and values. There are so many parts of African culture distinct to each ethnic group and beliefs. The clothes, food, beauty standards, and general beliefs, all differ from one another. Also, there are different languages and symbols that are […]

Sankofa: What is Sankofa and why should you care

Among the continents of the world, Africa stands out as one deeply rooted and rich in cultural heritage, beliefs and languages. The Sankofa symbol stems from one of such languages which is the Twi language of  the Akan people of Ghana. This article seeks to comprehensively lay out the meaning of the Sankofa symbol, the […]

African Fashion : 80 Most Inspiring African Fashion Sites on the Web

From a multitude of beautiful African print fabrics to gorgeous jaw-dropping styles on African inspired clothing, the tasteful and colourful creations of African fashion has been making waves on the global fashion scene and we are here for it. African fashion is not just for fashion’s sake, it is a celebration of the continent’s rich […]

African Masks: Everything you Need to Know About African Tribal Masks

African tribal masks are without a doubt one of the greatest and most popular art forms in the entire African continent. Most cultures and traditions in the world have some sort of customs and rituals that involve masks, but African art takes masking to a whole new level. Masking as an African art is not […]

Kente Cloth: Everything You Need to Know About Africa’s Most Iconic Fabric

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Love it or hate it, the Kente cloth is without a doubt one of the most universally recognized of all African fabrics. This fabric has now successfully made the transition from an African attire to a worldwide phenomenon. From clothing and accessories to home decor, Kente has a fashionable versatility that has transcended the culture […]

Is the African Symbol Gye Nyame A Spiral Galaxy?

Indigenous to the Akan people of Ghana, West Africa, the Gye Nyame symbol is one of their highest spiritual symbols collectively known as Adinkra Symbol. (Related article: Adinkra Symbols and their meaning) The symbol dates as far back as before the 17th century current era. It is a symbol with many  interpretations; “EXCEPT FOR GOD” which […]