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Ethiopia at the MET & the Walters Art Museum: Interview Series on its Breakthrough Moment in Major U.S. Museums

Tadias 22 Feb 2024
... the history of the Byzantine Era’s African diaspora.” This performance coincides with the display of her Astral Sea textiles as part of The Met’s Africa & Byzantium exhibition.
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LED mini golf at the Fall River Public Library; school vacation activities: Things To Do

The Herald News 19 Feb 2024
What do you want to do?” ... The Fall River Public Library, 104 N ... 0 ... “Do You Know Your Fall River Black History?”; “Find That African Flag”; and “Textiles, Textiles Everywhere.” These scavenger hunts are free, and all materials are provided ... 20 ... 23 ... 20 ... 21.
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Savannah African Art Museum, Smithsonian experts offer advice how to preserve heirlooms

Savannah Morning News 15 Feb 2024
... National Museum of African American History and Culture teams up with the Savannah African Art Museum in teaching the best ways to preserve special textiles, photographs and important documents.
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Why recycling your clothes is not saving the planet

Dawn 15 Feb 2024
Nearly half of textile waste collected in Europe ends up in African secondhand markets — most controversially in Ghana — or more often it is tipped into “open landfills”, according to European Environ­ment Agency (EEA) figures from 2019.
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The Market Matriarchs: How African American women shaped Charleston's City Market

The Post and Courier 15 Feb 2024
Charleston’s port, bustling with global trade, saw the arrival of textiles, goods and, poignantly, enslaved Africans. African and Eurafrican women, many enslaved, brought trade and negotiation skills from Africa.
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House Urges FG to Enforce 2017 Executive Order 003

This Day 09 Feb 2024
... Mill, Kano Textile Ltd., Aba Textiles, Zamfara Textiles Ltd., Asaba Textiles Ltd., and several others that most countries in the east and west African sub-region depended on for their clothing needs.
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Why fashion's 'recycling' is not saving the planet

Iosco County News Herald 07 Feb 2024
Nearly half of textile waste collected in Europe ends up in African secondhand markets -- most controversially in Ghana -- or more often it is tipped into "open landfills", according to European Environment Agency (EEA) figures from 2019.
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Demi Moore talks working with Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and Patrick Swayze as she stops ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2024
Capote Vs. The Swans cast on Tuesday ... Feud. Capote Vs ... Feud. Capote vs ... Capote Vs ... Demi ... Paley wearing a pink silk dress with a pearl necklace at the opening of the Museum of Modern Art's African Textiles and Decorative Arts exhibit in New York in the 1970s.
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Struggling SA textile manufacturers want non-compliant factories probed

Independent online (SA) 05 Feb 2024
Large South African textiles manufacturers are struggling against imports while competition from non-compliant factories are also eating into their market-share ... The Southern African Textile and ...
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Greenpeace protests fashion brands for dumping textile waste in Africa

Anadolu Agency 05 Feb 2024
Greenpeace expert Viola Wohlgemuth criticized the fashion industry for not assuming their responsibility to help protect the planet, dumping their synthetic textile waste in African countries, causing environmental disaster.
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Iowa City’s inaugural Black History Ball was a celebration of Black culture, community

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 04 Feb 2024
Two African textiles adorned one wall with intricate patterns; carved figures and a mask sat in displays across the room; and another wall held several pages from Ho Che Anderson’s graphic novels about Rev.
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From the Cradle of Humankind to the Roof of Africa (and a lot in-between)

Moosejaw Today 01 Feb 2024
That's because the students have produced examples of African cave art ... The Cultural Heritage Centre. I could have spent days wandering through the impressive buildings, enjoying the endless array of African paintings, carvings, textiles, etc ... .
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This blonde beauty has worked with Sharon Stone and Reese Witherspoon, and dated Jason Segel. She...

The Daily Mail 31 Jan 2024
She is one of the most interesting actresses on screen ... Who is she? ... Who is she? ... Paley wearing a pink silk dress with a pearl necklace at the opening of the Museum of Modern Art's African Textiles and Decorative Arts exhibit in New York in the 1970s ... .
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Clothing retailers must shoulder blame for deplorable working conditions

Independent online (SA) 30 Jan 2024
Big South African clothing and apparel retailers should shoulder the blame for “deplorable and terrible working conditions” in the country’s textiles industry, the Southern African Textile and Workers’ Union (Sactwu) said yesterday.
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Wake up, African fashion!

Mail Guardian South Africa 30 Jan 2024
Imane Ayissi is on a mission to put authentic African textiles in the spotlight but faces an uphill battle as a pioneer couturier at Paris Fashion Week ... “These fabrics killed the economy of real African textiles and their history.

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