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November 18-19 In store Pop-up featuring xNasozi, Shea Yellen, Kampind, Rayo & Honey, & Demestiks Saturday, November 18: 12-7PM Sunday, November 19 12-6PM Featuring advanced home goods by xNasozi, Avant garden womenswear by Demestiks by Reuben Reuel Lifestyle accessories by Kampind And tons more awesome swag.

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October Newsletter

What an exciting month September was. The Opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture electrified the city and we were thrilled to meet visitors from near and far who came uptown to visit Zawadi. It was thrilling to see local artists such as Francine Haskins (dolls) and Brenda Winston of Damali…

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September Events At Zawadi

Join Zawadi during the month of September as we celebrate the opening of the Museum of African American History and Culture!!  From pop-up shops to book signings, each event will pay homage to African American culture through the years. *All events are free and held during regular store hours from 12p-7p.

New Bath and Body Products from Alchemy Skincare

Zawadi is thrilled to partner with Alchemy Skincare to offer their line of soaps, butters, and natural beauty products. We met Alchemy’s creator, Samantha Wood, the old fashioned way: Our Brand Manager Faraji Whalen partied with her when she lived in Maryland. Although she’s since moved to Oakland, we’ve followed closely as her brand took off on social…

African Inspired Spring Home Decor

It may not feel like it today with the temperatures in the teens, but Spring is coming.  We, at Zawadi, greet it with new inventory and ideas which can transform the winter home.  To help us get to that “spring” state , we have invited Denys Davis for a talk and an exhibition on March…

Road Warriors of the Art World

The visit of Oumar Cisse from Mali on June 29, 2014 at Zawadi reminded me once again what road warriors African artists are and the extremes they go to get their products to an audience.  This is true of many of the other artists we have featured here at Zawadi but I am especially taken…

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