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A LAW AGAINST US THAT COULD NOT STOP US ‘TIGNON LAW’

A tignon is a type of headcovering. A large piece of material tied or wrapped around the head to form a kind of turban that somewhat resembles the West African Gele. It was worn by Creole women of African descent in Louisiana beginning in the Spanish colonial period, and continuing to a lesser extent to the present day. …

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Liberian-born entrepreneur who just acquired Essence magazine

An independent black company Essence Ventures LLC just acquired Essence, the premier black women’s lifestyle magazine, from Time Inc. This acquisition makes Essence a fully black-owned publication for the first time in nearly two decades. The owner of Essence Ventures LLC is 48-year-old Liberian entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Richelieu Dennis. He is the co-founder of the personal-care products …

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