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ThisAfropolitanLife
This Afropoltian Life

An American life with African roots.

A blog that inspires Afropolitan women to live stylishly, adventurously, conscientiously, and confidently—by a woman who's trying to do the same. Read more
Blog Inspiration

“How could I allow you to grow up reading Greek classics, and watch you devour The Merchant of Venice and Romeo and Juliet, yet be ignorant of the lyrical, the romantic, and the tragic that have shaped us as Africans?” J. Nozipo Maraire, Zenzele: A letter to my Daughter

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