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Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V of Lolan, 1933

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King Lawson of Lolan, 1933. Edition A.A. Acolatse.

A postcard of Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V. He ruled from Apr 7 1921 to Jan 18, 1950. The Lolan … Read more “Togbé Ahuawoto Frédérick Body Zankli Lawson V of Lolan, 1933”

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Art & Culture History People

The Batammariba reference in Beyoncé’s Black is King

Juxtaposition of Beyoncé as photographed by Travis Matthews & a Batammariba woman by unknown photographer
Beyoncé as seen by Travis Matthews in Black Is King, Disney

I was watching Beyoncé’s … Read more “The Batammariba reference in Beyoncé’s Black is King”

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People Women

Eunice Adabunu, the Nana Benz From Togo

Eunice Adabunu was amongst the first generation of Nana Benz. At the age of 47, and with 23 years of experience in the textile business, her wealth made her a … Read more “Eunice Adabunu, the Nana Benz From Togo”

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El Hadj Boukari, the religious leader of Sokodé

El-hadj Boukari, also known as Modjolobo, was a religious leader who empowered the youth of Sokodé from 1950 until his death in 1961. Born in 1895, he grew up … Read more “El Hadj Boukari, the religious leader of Sokodé”