M’abusuaf) Fi Nie: This is my Family Home| Asikabew, Ghana

On the way to Asikabew, we stopped by my grandmother, mama's, place and dropped off my aunt, Sisi Mother. My dad sat in the driver's seat and my (step) mother, Miss, sat next to him in the passenger's seat. My aunt Maggie, my brother Kwame, and I sat in the back seat. We then pulled …

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Musings of a Golden Goddess

"The erotic is a resource within each of us that lies in a deeply female and spiritual plane", Audre Lorde, Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic As Power "Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My lord, she's a black woman", Yosef Ben-Jochannan Her grace is formidable Swag outta this …

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Ghana Is My Muse: Behind the Ahofe Fashion Line

“The kind of beauty I want most is the hard-to-get kind that comes from within, strength, courage, dignity”- Ruby Dee, African American Actress Last December, I decided that starting 2018 I was breaking up with fear, leaving my crippling inhibitions, anxiety and baggage in 2017. It was too heavy a load to carry and it …

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Advice from Women Designers of the Diaspora

Creative energy is a force that has the power manifest in unlimited forms. As an artist and storyteller, I am constantly discovering new ways to connect communities and finding beauty in unexpected places. My love for fashion runs deep because it allows me to send messages through clothing and design. My fascination started at an …

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Overcoming my Shame of Being African

"If I didn’t define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people’s fantasies for me and eaten alive. ” – Audre Lorde   “Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker West Philadelphia born and raised; weaved like twill between African American, Fulani and Ghanaian communities most of my days. An African …

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