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Kente Cloth Adinkra Symbols & Meaning

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Kente gown 2018, African fashion, Ankara, kitenge, African women dresses, African prints, African men's fashion, Nigerian style, Ghanaian fashion, ntoma, kente styles, African fashion dresses, aso ebi styles, gele, duku, khanga, krobo beads, xhosa fashion, agbada, west african kaftan

Adinkra are visual symbols, originally created by the Ashanti of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa. They represent concepts or aphorisms, and are extensively used in fabrics, pottery, logos and advertising. The symbols have a decorative function but also represent objects that encapsulate evocative messages that convey traditional wisdom, aspects of life or the environment

Adinkra are visual symbols, originally created by the Ashanti of Ghana and the Gyaman of Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa. They represent concepts or aphorisms, and are extensively used in fabrics, pottery, logos and advertising. The symbols have a decorative function but also represent objects that encapsulate evocative messages that convey traditional wisdom, aspects of life or the environment

Marie's Pastiche: Learn all about Ghanaian Kente Cloth with Books & Crafts

Learn all about Ghanaian Kente Cloth with Books & Crafts

Kente cloth is the best known and most recognizable African fabric. It's a hand woven cloth with geometric shapes, bold designs, and bright colors. Kente is worn by many in the African diaspora as a statement of their pride in their African heritage. For example, students will often wear a strip of kente on their graduation gowns. This colorful cloth originates from Ghana, in West Africa. Colorful Kente Cloth Photo Credit: John Nash (CC) Kente comes from word "kenten" which means basket…

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Meet Enam Basokah; the young Ghanaian taking on the art world with his pen drawings

Enam Bosoka is one of Ghana’s rare talents making waves in the art industry. And only so young. Every time I think of him, I think of the youth’s inability to make something out of

Africa | Kente cloth merchant displays his wares at a market in Accra, Ghana. | ©Jonathan C Katzenellenbogen/

Africa Afrika

Africa | Kente cloth merchant displays his wares at a market in Accra, Ghana. | ©Jonathan C Katzenellenbogen/

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Meet Enam Basokah; the young Ghanaian taking on the art world with his pen drawings

Enam Bosoka is one of Ghana’s rare talents making waves in the art industry. And only so young. Every time I think of him, I think of the youth’s inability to make something out of

Stokely Carmichael of SNCC, Kwame Nkrumah of the CPP and Shirley Graham DuBois of the CP in Guinea during 1967. Nkrumah was living in Guinea...

AFRICAN, BLACK & DIASPORIC HISTORY

Stokely Carmichael of SNCC, Kwame Nkrumah of the CPP and Shirley Graham DuBois of the CP in Guinea during 1967. Nkrumah was living in Guinea in the aftermath of a CIA-backed military and police coup...

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Meet Enam Basokah; the young Ghanaian taking on the art world with his pen drawings

Enam Bosoka is one of Ghana’s rare talents making waves in the art industry. And only so young. Every time I think of him, I think of the youth’s inability to make something out of

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Meet Enam Basokah; the young Ghanaian taking on the art world with his pen drawings

Enam Bosoka is one of Ghana’s rare talents making waves in the art industry. And only so young. Every time I think of him, I think of the youth’s inability to make something out of

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Meet Enam Basokah; the young Ghanaian taking on the art world with his pen drawings

Enam Bosoka is one of Ghana’s rare talents making waves in the art industry. And only so young. Every time I think of him, I think of the youth’s inability to make something out of