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    Blog posts of '2010' 'January'

    (0) Quote of the week from Booker T. Washington
    [caption id="attachment_3195" align="alignnone" width="226" caption="Booker T. Washington"]Booker T. Washington[/caption] "I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. " - Booker T. Washi...
    (0) NEW Product Spotlight! Black, White and Gold Skirt Set
    [caption id="attachment_3192" align="alignnone" width="133" caption="Black, White and Gold Brush Design Skirt Set"]Black, White and Gold Brush Design Skirt Set[/caption] We just added this elegant skirt set to our collection, and it's the perfect choice for a formal occasion where you still want to stay comfortable in soft 100% cotton and a ...
    (0) Celebrating the Life of Martin Luther King Jr.
    [caption id="attachment_3189" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Martin Luther King Jr."]Martin Luther King Jr.[/caption] With Black History Month around the corner and Martin Luther King Jr. Day behind us, we thought it would be good to commemorate one of our greatest heroes in the civil rights movement. Martin L...
    (0) African Recipe of the Week: Tanzanian Vegetable Rice
    Credit for this recipe goes to "The Essential African Cookbook" by Rosamund Grant. SERVES 4 What You'll Need: * 1 1/2 cups basmati rice * 3 tablespoons vegetable oil * 1 onion, chopped * 2 garlic cloves, crushed * 3 cups vegetable stock or water * 4 ounces sweet corn (2/3 ...
    (0) Music and Dance in African Culture
    Music and Dance in African Culture In Africa, music plays an important part in the way people interact, celebrate and relay historic events! Music is a form of communication and it plays a functional role in African society. Songs accopany marriage, birth, rites of passage, hunting and even political activities. In certain African ...
    (0) Moringa Oil - Egypt's Natural Skin and Hair Oil
    [caption id="attachment_3178" align="alignnone" width="124" caption="Moringa Oil"]Moringa Oil[/caption] Moringa oil is pressed from Moringa seeds, and can be used in cooking, hair, and skin care. The Moringa tree is native to Africa and India and has been revered for thousands of years as a miracle tree: Its ...
    (0) Celebrate Black History Month! Events 2010
    February is Black History Month. No matter the color of your family's skin, it's a chance to celebrate the diversity of our American culture. Cities across the nation are taking up the cause with many activities and celebrations! Take a look at the list below to see if there's something you can do...
    (0) Quote of the week from Marian Wright Edelman
    "Being considerate of others will take you and your children further in life than any college or professional degree." - Marian Wright Edelman To see more inspirational quotes by African American heroes Click Here....
    (0) Preparing for Black History Month - Some Fun Facts
    - Black History Month began as "Negro History Week," which was founded in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson, a noted African American historian, scholar, educator, and publisher. It became a month-long celebration in 1976. The month of February was chosen to coincide with the birthdays of Frederick Douglass...
    (0) How Soy Milk Benefits Your Skin
    [caption id="attachment_3165" align="alignnone" width="203" caption="Soy Milk Soap"]Soy Milk Soap[/caption] Many people drink soy milk, but did you know you can get many of the same benefits by using soy milk on your skin? Soy milk is a favorite among nutrition experts, who believe that soy extract is mandatory...
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