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Nigerian Youth Are Bringing Back Traditional Clothing In a Major Way

Traditional Nigerian clothing, like the agbada, is enjoying a reemergence amongst the country's youth.

LAGOS—A new video from AJ+ highlights the reemergence of traditional Nigerian clothing like the agbada amongst the country's youth.

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Meet the Black Dandies From Shantrelle P. Lewis' Book Launch

Check out the looks from Shantrelle P. Lewis' 'Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style' book launch event at the Brooklyn Museum.

DIASPORA—Last week, Shantrelle P. Lewis, the curator and author of the new book Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style, brought out some of the most dapper men in Brooklyn for her book launch at the Brooklyn Museum. There was a critical discussion about the politics of black dandyism, respectability, representation and more.

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These African-Inspired Prom Looks Are Giving Us Life

Teens from the diaspora are owning prom season with these African-inspired designs.

DIASPORA—Prom season 2017 is in full effect, and much like last year—and in 2015, when New Jersey design student, Kyemah McEntyre, debuted her internet-stopping dashiki-style gown—some of the most stunning looks this year have been African-inspired ensembles.

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