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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Photography- Jason Maddox
Wardrobe- Luis Gavela
Wardrobe Asst-Fatim Bangoura
Makeup-Jeremy Austin
Beaded/African Inspired-Nordstrom Rack
Metal plated/Wood Necklace-Nordstrom Rack
Bubu-Stylists’ Own
Striped Veil-Stylists’ Own
AfroTraditional: The Touareg People of Niger and Mali

AfroTraditional: The Touareg People of Niger and Mali

The Touareg are “largely matrilineal”. The women do not traditionally wear the veil whereas men do. The most famous Touareg symbols are the Tagelmust -also called éghéwed and cheche (pronounced “shesh” from Berber); an often indigo blue-colored veil called alasho. Taking on the veil is associated with the rite of...
AfroFusion: From UK to Ghana

AfroFusion: From UK to Ghana

Photography: Jason Maddox
Wardrobe: Camille Yvette Lee
MakeUp: Paula Renusa
Hair: Tevey
AfroModa: Ol’ Hollywood Glamour

AfroModa: Ol’ Hollywood Glamour

Photography- Star Foreman
Wardrobe- Melody Johnson & Consuela Cooper
Make Up/Hair- Paula Renusa
Location: Long Beach Museum of Art
Bryan Traylor: Talks Photography and His New Show

Bryan Traylor: Talks Photography and His New Show

Some kids grow up knowing what they want to be from a very early age but Bryan Traylor didn’t. He spent his childhood moving a lot and spent time on his own-mostly outside. The infamous, “Go outside and play,” was his staple growing up. But he learned to appreciate how...
Design School of Africa Spring/Summer 2011: The Vogue of Contemporary Fashion

Design School of Africa Spring/Summer 2011:
The Vogue of Contemporary Fashion

Living in an era where fashion meets social responsibilities, many fashion gurus have taken innovative approaches with their design ideas; promoting change and making difference around the globe. The upcoming Spring/Summer 2011 collections are more aspiring than ever as we see designers showing off their latest African inspired collections off...
Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

Jewelry by Lisa SS 2011 Touareg by Armani SS 2011 FASHION TRENDS 2011 LALESSO Spring/Summer 2011 (Kenya) bebeGrafiti (Nigeria) Dabanga Jewelry (Mozambique) L.A.M.B by Gwen Stefani SS 2011
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Strong & Delicate

Strong & Delicate

This theme is a Celebration of A Black Woman’s Beauty through the elegance of the outfits, the colorful makeup, the refined jewelry. The Strong and Delicate is also a mixture of Power and Fragility.
AfroBeauty: African Body Art

AfroBeauty: African Body Art

Many of today’s body arts have their roots in African ancestral or ethnic body art. From scarification to body paints, body decoration has long been held in high regard in many African tribes. Fairly common in West Africa, New Guinea, the Congo and Southern Sudan, in many groups the body’s seen as a canvas for...
Marie Daulne’s Zap Mama

Marie Daulne’s Zap Mama

Marie Daulne, the founder and fronting member of Zap Mama since the early 1990s, has lived a life that rivals Homer’s Odyssey. Filled with peril and triumph, globe-spanning quests, and a series of personal achievements that seem almost heroic in scope, her story is one of epic proportions in the annals of world music. She...
Long Beach Museum of Arts: Celebrating Sixty Years of Excellence

Long Beach Museum of Arts: Celebrating Sixty Years of Excellence

The Long Beach Museum of Art is located on Ocean Boulevard in the Bluff Park neighborhood of Long Beach, California. Overlooking the Long Beach Harbor, the Pacific Ocean, Catalina Island, and the Queen Mary, the Museum occupies the historic 1912 Elizabeth Milbank Anderson house (once a summer home) and carriage house (both attributed to architect...
KEEPING THE ARTS ALIVE: An Interview with William Stewart

KEEPING THE ARTS ALIVE:
An Interview with William Stewart

I remember as a little girl singing along to the Jamaican band Third World’s hit songs- especially the single “Forbidden Love”. It’s on my list of favorite songs of all time. So when I was given the opportunity to interview one of the members William Stewart- the drummer in the group, I jumped at the...
I BRING WHAT I LOVE

I BRING WHAT I LOVE

Released in June of 2009, "I Bring What I Love" is a documentary that takes you behind the scenes into the life of Senegalese pop sensation Youssou N'dour who's spent the last 20 years in the spotlight as a world-renowned musician and the "Voice of Africa". At the height of his career, N'dour...
EMMANUEL’S GIFT

EMMANUEL’S GIFT

Emmanuel's Gift is true story of a disabled athlete from Ghana Africa who rode a bicycle across his entire country with one leg. A story about an orphan whose father abandoned him and whose village dismissed him, Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah had nothing but gave everything and changed a nation forever. He became a national hero...
AfroTravel: All on Board to Madagascar

AfroTravel: All on Board to Madagascar

Madagascar’s the world’s fourth largest island situated in the Indian Ocean, near the south-eastern coast of Africa and is about the size of Spain and Portugal combined. Geographically, the Hauts Plateau runs from east to west, dividing the island. Lowland coastal strips encircle the plateau on either side. The islands of Juan de Nova, Europa,...