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    Blog posts of '2010' 'February'

    (0) Quote of the week from Zora Neale Hurston
    Zora Neale Hurston "Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place." - Zora Neale Hurston Zora Neale Hurston was an acclaimed novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. She was the authority on black culture from the Harlem Renaissance. The year 1937 saw the publication of what is considered Hurston's greatest...
    (0) 3 Easy Products to Market During an Unstable Economy
    The economic crisis of our country has continued for two years now, and many businesses have felt or are beginning to feel the effects of it. People are more careful with their money, and there's less spending on luxury items. How can you market your African products while caring for your customers ...
    (0) NEW Product Spotlight! Mudprint Jacket and Skirt Set
    [caption id="attachment_3253" align="alignnone" width="148" caption="Mudprint Jacket and Skirt Set"]Mudprint Jacket and Skirt Set[/caption] Slip into a graceful traditional look with this mudprint skirt set. A creamy white color is enhanced by the ethereal look of mudprint and real cowrie shell embroidery! You'll get a long...
    (0) Black History Month Recipes
    When Africans were brought to America as slaves, they brought many delicious recipes from the homeland with them. When they arrived in Jamestown, they remembered the foods that they'd eaten in Africa. They also learned new recipes from Native Americans who befriended them and showed them different p...
    (0) The Life of a Massai Warrior
    [caption id="attachment_3246" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="The Massai Warrior"]The Massai Warrior[/caption] One of the most prominent and respected ethnic groups in Africa, the Massai warriors are courageous and intriguing. Massai men, in order to become warriors, must go out alone into the bush and kill a...
    (0) Baby Pierre Finds A Home at Moukondo Orphanage
    [caption id="attachment_3242" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Baby Pierre"]Baby Pierre[/caption] At Africa Imports, a percentage of the money we make goes towards supporting the Moukondo Orphanage in Congo. We pay for the cost of meals and expenses for about 200 orphan children. Here’s what a friend of...
    (0) How to Heal Your Nails with Jojoba Oil - Plus Another Black History Hero!
    [caption id="attachment_3239" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Jojoba Oil"]Jojoba Oil[/caption] Many have heard of the benefits jojoba oil can give your skin, but what people don't know is that you can also use jojoba oil to heal dry, cracked nails! It can also be used as a makeup remover and a lip bal...
    (0) Quote of the week from Maya Angelou
    Maya Angelou "Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style." - Maya Angelou Maya Angelou is a poet, writer and autobiographer. She is best known for her series of six autobiographical volumes, which foc...
    (0) Kente Cloth - A Way to Celebrate Black History Month
    [caption id="attachment_3228" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Kente cloth comes in many different designs and shades"]Kente cloth comes in many different designs and shades[/caption] No fabric is more associated with Africa than the vibrant colors of kente cloth. This fabric is instantly identifiable to African culture, and therefore is a big h...
    (0) NEW Product Spotlight! African Dresses for Black History Month
    C-WF439 Celebrate Black History with styles straight from the Motherland. We've just added a huge selection of African and African inspired clothing to our web site so there are hundreds of choices for you to wear for all your Black History celebrations and events. Click Here to see the garment shown abov...
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