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Cultural Pride Is A Fashionable Asset

| January 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Two beauty pageant winners set a tone for social cohesion as they display cultural fashions in the forefront during their humanitarian missions. Self pride is beneficial for individual self-esteem. In some cultures, showing pride is almost mandatory to illustrate one’s love and appreciation for community or a cause. In the world of pageantry, contestants are […]

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Healing through Cultural Fashion and Beauty

| January 5, 2014 | 34 Comments

This is a time of awakening for African-American self-preservation and beautification. And a natural hair care guru is leading by example… Isis Brantley of Dallas, Texas is a style influencer and the recent recipient of the “Nzuri 100 Carat Diamond Award” for pioneering natural hair care; and being a trailblazer for over 20 years in […]

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Kakenya Ntaiya Nominated For 2013 CNN Heroes Award

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our December 2010 goddess, Kakenya Ntaiya, has been nominated as one of the top 10 2013 CNN Heroes. We wish her all the best and hope she wins. Congratulations Kakenya!!! Kakenya is the founder of Kakenya’s Dream, and Kakenya Center for Excellence,  a school she founded in 2006 for girls in Enoosaen, Kenya. The school […]

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Ghanaian Cookbook Author Releases Her First Book for Kids in Twi and English

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you always wanted to know how to count from 1 to 20 in another language besides French and Spanish? Well, now you can. Ghanaian author and new mom, Sandra Amoako, has recently created the first book in the “What’s That?” series of bilingual, children’s books. “What’s That? My First Numbers in Twi and English” […]

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Till USCIS Do Us Part: A Look Inside Green Card Marriages

| August 20, 2013 | 2 Comments

This piece was initially published by Afrikan Goddess Mag’s editor in 2007 at Nigerian Village Square. It has been edited and reproduced for our publication. Adelaide’s Story Adelaide is a dainty, dark-skinned beauty. Seated across from me in the busy coffee shop, she looks calm and collected, and extremely ladylike. One would never know the hurt […]

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Africa Movie Academy Award Winner Set to Make North American Debut

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Huffington Post recently named Akosua Adoma Owusu “Most Promising Filmmaker” at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and one of the “Top 30 Black Contemporary Artists Under 40”. Her semi-autobiographical film, Kwaku Ananse, has been winning awards of its own on the international stage this year. Now, both film and filmmaker are headed to the […]

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Letter from Malawi: Brick by Brick

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The rainy season often leads to rebuilding work, but the first job is to find the materials

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Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The EU has cut aid to the west African country experiencing a tourism boom, where executions happen apparently at random

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Serena Williams and Rape: Does She Really Know What’s Inappropriate?

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tennis player seems to think it’s wrong to get drunk, but what about wearing skintight dresses for a living – as she does

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5:2 Your Life – The Relationship Fix

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘A two-day diet of positive interaction, fun and romance? To be honest, it sounds a lot of work’

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