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    (0) Update from Moukondo Orphanage
    [caption id="attachment_5965" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="A Day at Moukondo Orphanage"]Moukondo Orphanage[/caption] We just received a note from our contact in Africa who helps us get the money into the right places and get the food and necessities to the children that we help to support there. Here's wh...
    (0) Quote of the week from Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison "If there is a book that you really want to read but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it" – Toni Morrison Toni Morrison, birth name Chloe Ardelia Wofford, was born on February 18, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio. The second child in a working-class family, she was an avid reader as a little ...
    (0) Back in Stock! King Size Dashikis
    [caption id="attachment_5943" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="King Size Traditional Dashiki C-U932"]C-U932 King Size Traditional Dashiki[/caption] The most fun and popular colors in the most-loved king-sized African dashiki! Gorgeous red, alluring purple, inspiring green, beautiful blue, and elegant black! Available in 1X, 2X,...
    (0) Little Jema Finds a Home at Mpila Orphanage!
    [caption id="attachment_5881" align="alignnone" width="225" caption="Little Jema at Mpila Orphanage"][/caption] Our contact in Africa just sent us this update about a little girl who just arrived at Mpila Orphanage. Here's her note: This little girl is Jema. She was left in front of the Social Se...
    (0) Unforgettable Father's Day Ideas!
    Unique, inspiring gift ideas for him. There's still time to make this Father's Day the most unforgettable for you and your customers. Choose from a large selection of African and Afrocentric items, including traditional dashikis, handcrafted African bracelets, bold kente tie sets, and the most po...
    (0) Back in stock: Hematite Necklaces!
    [caption id="attachment_5852" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="Set of 12 Hematite Necklaces"][/caption] The ultimate accent necklace is back in stock! Hematite is highly regarded in Africa because it is believed to bring fame and power to those who wear it. The physical healing properties of ...
    (0) Quote of the Week from James Baldwin
    "Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." - James Baldwin (1924 - 1987) James Arthur Baldwin was born in New York on August 2, 1924 and grew up mostly in Harlem. He was an American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and social critic. Mr. Bald...
    (0) New! African Tribal Spirit Masks
    [caption id="attachment_5809" align="alignnone" width="147" caption="African Tribal Spirit Mask "Youth" "]"Youth"[/caption] Get into the spirit! And transform any room or environment with these beautiful African masks, which have been traditionally used to summon the aid of helpful spirits. Hand-carved in ...
    (0) Back in Stock: African Kente Cloth
    [caption id="attachment_5765" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="African Kente Print Fabric Style#1 T-1309 "][/caption] Now back in stock is the ever-popular Kente Style #1, Item T-1309. Probably the best known of all African cloths is the much-loved kente. This regal fabric has been worn by p...
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