MELANIN POPPIN SHIRTS: ENJOY A MELANIN POPPIN RIDE ANYDAY, ANYTTIME, ANYWHERE

Black people are beautiful. There’s absolutely no doubt. Owing to our extra dash of melanin, our skin is fascinating in a lot of different wonderful ways. Not only do we get to spend longer under the summer sun without any worries, we also get to glow in a special chocolatey way.  And there’s no denying […]

African Wax Prints and the Story behind their names

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54 ANKARA FABRICS AND THE STORY BEHIND THEIR NAMES A key element of African culture and pride is the African fabric or Ankara Fabric. Brilliant African print fabrics are the prized possession of the African, and have been worn to grace traditional functions and special occasions throughout our history. African wax prints form a major […]

MELANIN APPAREL: BLACK PRIDE T-SHIRTS & WHY THEY MATTER

For many years in history, Black skin was not regarded as a feature to be proud of. Society tried to make melanin-blessed people feel sorry about the color of their skin. Thank goodness, they didn’t succumb. Instead, they passed down Black Pride from generation to generation, and now the world finally appreciates the beauty of […]

The Year of Return

Celebrating 400 years of African Resilience   Perhaps I’m ignorant. Perhaps I have been for some time now. Many of my perceptions, or misperceptions rather, were overdue to be rightfully shattered. It’s a shame—as one with many friends from Cameroon, Nigeria, and other countries throughout the continent of Africa—that I have remained so unaware. These friends […]