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I’m so honored that a number of folks have said that so many of the products on Mmmm, Yes!  Fit the Afro Boho look.  It also made me think deeply about what that is and what it means to me.   At this point, I need to distinguish Boho from Afro Boho.  Boho aesthetics are rooted in settler colonialism.  Even the word Bohemian has its origins in racist language as it refers to the country of Bohemia (currently Czech Republic), from where many people believed the Romani(1) people came.  It also has its roots in the violence of gentrification. In the...

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Some say John was a Congolese prince.  Some say him ride that giant crow name Old Familiar.   Some say him marry Eulalie, the Devil’s daughter.  (We be knowing Them-Ones-Them create the Devil out of the what we was friendly with that Them-Ones-Them could not control.) All say, Them-Ones-Them could not enslave him.  All say, John De Conquer, be strong and proud. All say him be a conjure man, a root man and trickster.   If this be true, some could guess a Congo prince bring mysteries and a whole lot of magic. If all this be true, on these here shores what come...

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All of life is and can be magical. Mmmm, Yes! Founder, Iya C Springer explains what that means and what it has to do with home goods, clothing and accessories.

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