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Why I No Longer Use Lace & Ankara: A Brief History of Nigerian Textiles
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Why I No Longer Use Lace & Ankara: A Brief History of Nigerian Textiles

Posted April 9th, 2018 by in Articles, Blog, Culture, Fashion, Textiles

Antiquity Although the international trade in African textiles is dominated by European and Asian companies, most African nations have rich textile histories and great potential for profitable textile industries. Nigeria has tremendous potential for such an industry, however, modern Nigerians from the underemployed to the elite tend to prefer European and Asian imported fabrics for […]

Christians are Hypocrites
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Christians are Hypocrites

Posted March 16th, 2014 by in Articles, Blog, Culture, Spirituality

They teach from their soapbox, and then they sleep with their followers. They take your money and buy private jets and gold watches, while you struggle and toil to exit your sufferation. They make you feel uncomfortable in your clothes, telling you to change the way you dress, while they’re having extramarital affairs.  They purport […]

Lupita, Whitenicious and the Ownership of Beauty
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Lupita, Whitenicious and the Ownership of Beauty

Posted February 28th, 2014 by in Articles, Blog, Culture, Fashion, Race, Womanism

The notion that Lupita Nyong’o is beautiful has been breaking news for several weeks now. I haven’t been able to participate in the public celebration of her beauty for several reasons. Because I wonder if all the people posting and reposting would have hailed Queen Lupita if they’d seen her walking down an Atlanta street […]

I Will Call Him Sochukwuma: Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Problem
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I Will Call Him Sochukwuma: Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Problem

Posted February 19th, 2014 by in AFRiCKA, Articles, Blog, Culture

I have never been a gay rights advocate, but always a human rights advocate. I have found it very difficult to write on Nigeria’s anti-gay law. It’s heartbreaking. Gut-wrenching are the reports of mass attacks on “suspected” gay individuals. It just seems so 1465. Seriously, Nigeria? Are you serious? CAN WE HAVE LIGHT NOW? Now […]

How Rich People Think
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How Rich People Think

Posted December 22nd, 2013 by in Articles, Blog, Business

Intro: Had to repost this, very useful information for those of us who want to “think and grow rich”. Many people will be shocked to find out I’m not a communist. I wouldn’t classify myself as a capitalist either, though. I believe in change-makers using wealth to help people more so than operating off the […]

The 256-Year-Old Herbalist
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The 256-Year-Old Herbalist

Posted July 11th, 2013 by in Articles, Health & Vitality, Spirituality

Source: virsmai.com According to the official records, herbalist Li Ching-Yuen was born in China in 1677 (although he himself claimed that he was born in 1736). Throughout his long life, he constantly practiced herbalism and martial arts. In 1930, the New York Times newspaper printed an article in which they published official Chinese government documents […]