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These remarkable quilts are made by Siddi women of India who are part of the African diaspora. Aren’t they extraordinary?  Nahtzugabe, a German blogger friend made a beautiful Kantha piece, inspired me to wander the web looking for different styles of Kantha stitching.

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Tamara Natalie Madden is a Jamaican born painter and mixed-media artist. Madden’s paintings are allegories that seek to heighten and empower the everyday people of the African diaspora. Madden’s influences are varied. She is highly inspired by people from various cultures around the world, but chooses to paint imagery that represent the people of the African diaspora.

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from Akatasia

NEW COLLECTION: 'Muse' Lookbook by Natacha Baco

robe-madeleine-veronique ~Latest African Fashion, African Prints, African fashion styles, African clothing, Nigerian style, Ghanaian fashion, African women dresses, African Bags, African shoes, Nigerian fashion, Ankara, Kitenge, Aso okè, Kenté, brocade. ~DKK

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Among the lesser-known communities of the African diaspora are the Sidis of India. People of African descent have lived in India since at least the 8th century.

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The Roman conquest of Britain brought not only cultural change but also profound ethnic change, i.e., an influx of soldiers, officials, and traders from elsewhere. The process of ethnic replacement continued unabated and may have even intensified. In particular, the last century of Roman rule saw many soldiers arrive from North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. http://evoandproud.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/african-community-in-roman-britain.html

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The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World

"From beyond the rivers of Ethiopia (Africa) my suppliants (worshippers), even the daughter of my dispersed (Judah), shall bring mine offering." - Zephaniah 3:10

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from DYNAMIC AFRICA

thefemaletyrant: Hair and grooming have always...

thefemaletyrant: The traditional African comb or pick has played a crucial role in the creation, maintenance, and decoration of hair-styles for both men and women... Read more...

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