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Now here’s a story . About making an impact and difference in fashion by supporting designers and an industry .
Over 2and a half years ago a prominent figure kicked off a fashion project to bring a bit of attention to locally-made fashion brands and businesses from her home country , especially the smaller name brands .
The aim : to be worn (showcased) at both public and private events . Some of the public events happen on global platforms in global cities
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These are perilous times, so I'm more sober today than celebratory given the challenges ahead. But I am fully mindful of how thankful I am to lead @NAACP_LDF and to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our amazing staff, which is an honor & joy every day. #2019
#2019, for all its challenges was sweetened for me with so many special moments & experiences that inspired and lifted me. I remain determined and hopeful b/c these moments kept me encouraged, strong & joyful. Here are a few:
What an honor to start the yr sharing the MLK Day lecture w/ the great @RevDrBarber in Chicago last Jan.. But even more special was the moment of comfort we shared backstage discussing our grief. We had each lost a sibling. I did not know at the time that I would lose another.
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OK so we’ve been watching and listening again to #ChimamandaNgoziAdichie’s #PENPinter Prize Speech, and we thought we would post a short thread listing all the authors she quoted in the address.
If you haven’t read these authors yet, why not ask your local bookshop to source the books for you? #PENPinter #ChimamandaNgoziAdichie
1. ARROW OF GOD by Chinua Achebe (Nigeria)
#PENPinter #ChimamandaNgoziAdichie
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