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"Oblation" African Ankara Art Frame | I am Empowered

It's been said that, as humans, our beliefs, experiences, and thoughts shape our words (and actions). In essence, "show me your thoughts, and I can predict your actions and reactions in certain circumstances."  As an African woman who has experienced female repression at some point, and has watched the plight my fellow women (especially growing up in the African culture) as they sometimes are forced to accept living as second or third class citizens just because of their gender, female empowerment is a topic that consumes a significant part of my thoughts and hence my actions/reactions.  This topic is the inspiration behind my original work "Oblation" African Ankara Art Frame . This work of art depicts an African woman, surrounded by beautiful...

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