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How to Start an Afropolitan Business that Sells

Posted by Beverly Lwenya on

What is an "Afropolitan" business? In 2005 Taiye Selasi wrote the article "Bye-Bye Barbar" where she coined the term "Afropolitan". My life changed after learning that term. As a Kenyan born, British, and American bred woman, I realized that finally there was a word to describe my third culture experience and also my hopes for how I engage with the world. And I didn't have to choose one or the other but could hold both my rich African heritage with my American and British upbringing. Tayie notes in her article: "Ultimately, the Afropolitan must form an identity along at least three dimensions: national, racial, cultural...

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