The Afropolitan Today

On the Gram

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Worthy of following today: @nahyakuri - Kenyan singer and Art Curator  @lerkuyoh Kenyan fashion designer @_theladyt - Ethiopian-American fashion influencer

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Bookworm - Americanah

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You've probably heard about or read this book already. In any case it makes an excellent addition to our first installment of Bookworm! Check out Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's new book Americanah. Here's an excerpt: "She scoured Nigerian websites, Nigerian profiles on Facebook, Nigerian blogs, and each click brought yet another story of a young person who had recently moved back home, clothed in American or British degrees, to start an investment company, a music production business, a fashion label, a magazine, a fast food franchise. She looked at photographs of these young men and women and felt the dull ache of...

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Music Monday - Yuna!

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We love Yuna! She was just in LA and according to my sister, she was awesome. Here's one of my favorite songs "Live Your Life" perfect #fallanthem

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Monday Musings

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Hello Afropolitans! I hope you're all enjoying the new month. Well, have I got a story for you! *Pulls out chair* Wellllll, for about a year now I have been wondering how to best utilize the The Afropolitan Shop (TAS) blog. As you might now TAS started as a blog in 2006 called The Afropolitan Network, which highlighted afropolitan stories from around the world. It still remains a passion of mine to publish and share culturally relevant snippets from around the globe about black culture. That's why I'm going to be rolling out a brand new blog this month. I'm really...

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Cinema d'Afrique - Veve Trailer

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