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Restoration of Nina Simone’s Childhood Home To Begin This Spring

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The proposed rehabilitation of Nina Simone’s childhood home in Tryon, N.C., is moving forward, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The group has completed an official assessment of the house’s structural conditions and chosen a path of initial action alongside the four New York-based artist-owners, Adam Pendleton, Rashid Johnson, Ellen Gallagher and Julie Mehretu.…

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15 Black Owned Home Decor Companies

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The home decor market is growing at a steady pace. This is partly due to a relatively strong real estate market and the fact that nowadays, everyone from millennials and Generation X-ers, wants to personalize their home and office spaces and some find what they are looking for from places similar to Bazaar Velvet as…

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12 Black Interior Designers You Should Know

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From organizing rooms, picking flooring and the right shutters from, to finding furniture to complement it all, a good interior designer should be able to transform your tastes and ideas into designs that are representative of your style, as well as help you design your home while you’re picking out a twin mattress. Here…

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Expedition Subsahara: Empowering Girls To Rise From Poverty

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Expedition Subsahara is on a mission to translate beautiful home décor and jewelry into education for girls in poverty. They are doing this by working with artisans in Senegal and Uganda to produce amazing handcrafted goods. We spoke with Rosebell Komugisha, one of the two founders. This is what she had to say: SB: What inspired…

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10 Black Owned Candle Companies

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Do you appreciate a good candle? We do. We’ve personally tried a few of these brands and literally have some of them scattered around the house right now. Needless to say, the place smells great. Treat yo self. Black Owned Candle Companies Southern Elegance Candle Company (NC)  Pontie Wax Candlessentials J & L Candles Choose…

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