🔴M4RK @mark_draws
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💧PULA💧 #rain #bantu
635 Posts
3k Followers
1k Following
💧PULA💧 #rain #bantu
I am so thankful for everyone who reaches out daily showing love and just saying hello, I appreciate you. _ A while ago @photoread.young asked me to paint a young girl reading for her. I am always humbled to be approached to illustrate for someone or a brand, even though it is my craft, I do not take it for granted❤🙏 #afr#canart #africanartist #southafrica #zambia #read # artistappreciation #illustration #thankful #gifts #blessings #love #craft #artist #digital
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Imhotep _ The African genius of ancient Kemet architect of the Pharaoh Djoser's step pyramid. _ The oath of the greek Hippocrates actually swears by Imhotep when they say “Asclepius”, because this was how he was referred to by the greeks, who plagiarized many (not to say all) of his writings and inventions. Imhotep was also a high priest of Amon-Ra, fervent servant of Maât & his name translates to “He who comes in peace.” . Illustration for the @the.kraal 🎨 . . #TheKraalHISTORY #kemet #maat #anc#ancientegypt #illustration #art#art #digital #magazine #africanhistory #ancient #knowledge #art #editorial
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High Priestess Peseshet👑 . "...the example of Peseshet is quite interesting because she is the oldest woman physician in the recorded history of mankind. Historical literature even reveals that there was an official body of women doctors in Black Africa during the Old Kingdom of Kemet (2686 BC – 2134 BC)" . Read more on @the.kraal 📝 📚 . . #Womansmonth #TheKraalHISTORY #arthistory #HERstory #knowyourhistory #africa #nile #africanleader #africanhistory #blackwoman #blackconsciousness
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Free Zoe! //// This may seem like a small issue to some people, but for me, this is about self love and representation. Are we still ok with people telling us our natural selves are not appropriate? _ Zoe Chibuye, washed and tied her hair to go to school and was told, she looked inappropriate, according to her school code of conduct "No extreme hairstyles are allowed." _ I think we need our laws to sudy black people's hair and understand us better. Our laws and rules are antiquated. Relaxing our hair to appease certain perceptions and laws is utterly unfair, why must we mute and subdue ourselves? //// Zoe said, "I don't understand how I can fix my hair, generally, this is how it is, what am I supposed to do to it." //// She has detention this Friday. #FREEZOE #freehair #freemind #freepeople #zoechibuye #opinion #perceptions #today #illustration
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Does my hair distract you? _ I find it sad, and a stark sign of a lack of human growth how there are still people who find African hair, natural hair, unacceptable. _ Our African woman have given you, us so much of themselves and we still oppress them in order to feel more powerful. _ Unfortunately, black women are the source of power. Ego, and fear will destroy you. _ We need society to act in love🙏 #africanhair #blackhair #naturalhair #love
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👑Queen Nandi👑the mother of Tshaka Zulu Bayete Ndlovukazi! #queennandi #africanroyalty #mother #internationalwomensday #TheKraalHISTORY #bayete Illustration for @the.kraal 🙏
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TSHAKA!💪 //// New work for the @the@the.kraal 🙏🙏🙏 //// Emperor Shaka is probably one of the most famous and important figures in the history of Africa. Military genius, he completely revolutionized warfare in the Southern African region and was able to unite several groups under one Zulu identity. We are not going to do a bio of Shaka today for there are so many things to say, but for more about his story, Emperor Shaka the Great: A Zulu Epic by Masizi Kunene + Chaka by Thomas Mofolo are two must-reads, as well as the timeless TV Series Shaka Zulu by William C. Faure (1986) - available on Netflix. . Great king for some, tyrant for others, let’s look at a few elements of his reign, given by professor & researcher Mueni wa Muiu of Salem State University: //// Read more on @the.kraal ✏ @mark_draws #TheKraalHISTORY #godblessafrica #southafrica#zulunation #mzanzi #history #illustration #markdraws #satafrika #buluwayo #amazulu
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