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6 Stylish Ankara Dresses Online

6 Stylish Ankara Dresses Online
The Afropolitan Shop is bringing you more! It is not only a place for accessories, but a place for all kinds of African inspired jewelry, clothing,...

The 7 Best African Beaded Necklaces to Buy

The 7 Best African Beaded Necklaces to Buy
It’s Friday and you just got a paycheck, the sun is out, and you are feeling good! You know it’s time to treat yourself, so do it the right way: wi...

4 Insanely Beautiful Africa Shaped Earrings

4 Insanely Beautiful Africa Shaped Earrings
In 2019, we have seen it all in fashion and accessories. Oldies but goodies are swiftly on the rise. Comfy and casual are back in style-- from over...

Discover the Driving Inspiration Behind this Site

Discover the Driving Inspiration Behind this Site
Taiye Selasi's piece, pretty much inspired the very creation of this blog. Here it is in its entirety: Bye-Bye Babar by Taiye Selasi It’s moment...

Watch Me Review Our Africa Earrings!

Watch Me Review Our Africa Earrings!

Meet the Kenyan Entrepreneur Cashing in on Invasive Plant

Meet the Kenyan Entrepreneur Cashing in on Invasive Plant
Meet Michael Otieno, The Kenyan Entrepreneur Cashing In On Water Hyacinth. "Lake Victoria is in a sorry state because of the hyacinth, we are tryin...

New Opportunity for Black Entrepreneurs Around the World

New Opportunity for Black Entrepreneurs Around the World
CALIFORNIA (March 16, 2019) The Afropolitan Shop today announced new features to give black men and women around the world an opportunity to make a...

How to Start an Afropolitan Business that Sells

How to Start an Afropolitan Business that Sells
What is an "Afropolitan" business? In 2005 Taiye Selasi wrote the article "Bye-Bye Barbar" where she coined the term "Afropolitan". My life changed...

Rafiki African Dolls

Rafiki African Dolls
Wangari Kamau of Umba Creations works with women in Kenya to craft these adorable little dolls. Mwenzi the girl and Wema the boy and their friend Teddy make up the family of Rafiki (friend in Kiswahili) dolls. Each doll comes with a little note of "things passed on" to a child such as "be patient", "help others" and "be thankful".

Hope & Heritage

Hope & Heritage
The Holidays are all about spreading hope, love, and joy but also reconnecting with one’s roots, at home with family. That’s why as part of our sales event, we are also celebrating the gift of hope, heritage, and home. 

On the Gram

On the Gram
Worthy of following today: @nahyakuri - Kenyan singer and Art Curator  @lerkuyoh Kenyan fashion designer @_theladyt - Ethiopian-American fashio...

6 Stunning African Earrings Every Woman Needs

6 Stunning African Earrings Every Woman Needs
Your Guide to Buying African Earrings - (plus a secret cost-saving tip!)
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