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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

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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”

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Histoire du Togo..Il était une fois

Histoire du Togo, Il était une fois was a state-commissioned propaganda comic book relating the heroism and adventures of Gnassingbé Eyadéma. It was designed by Serge Saint-Michel and published in 1976. … Read more “Histoire du Togo..Il était une fois”