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Is It Really Fair-Trade? June 6, 2009

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I know that this is a really important issue for many people and the truth of the pictures of what some Africans go through is horrific. Trafficking and Slave Labor have become major issues that have been on the rise for a long time now and many people, organizations, and churches have made it a resposibility and priority of theirs to raise awareness of these major issues in our lifetime. I personally am one of those people who will actively speak against slavery and will do my best to raise awareness, but my purpose here is to challenge what we’ve been thinking about it lately.

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African Themed Paintings June 2, 2009

Filed under: Africa,ART,Paintings — annabanan @ 6:41 pm
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So, during my last semester of school, I had a wonderful opportunity to paint. I just wanted to share these two with you. They do look a bit one-dimensional on here, I think they look way cooler in person, but whatever, you get the idea. I’m kind of proud of myself  lol. This one right here is a painting that I saw and kind of copied. It’s not exactly the same, obviously I put my own touches to it and it looks different, but I was really happy about it. So, here it is…

 

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