WEARING THE KENTE
The Kente is a Ghanaian textile fabric. It is a type of silk and cotton fabric, made of interwoven cloth strips. The kente stole is a symbol of achievement and overcoming hardship. It pays homage to ancestors’ sacrifices, reunites African Americans with Africa, and asserts their hope and confidence in the future.Continue reading
Today and globally, the kente material and pattern is widely-acknowledged for its beauty and peculiarity, especially for its connection to the African roots.