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a loose and brightly colored African shirt

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"That was the sort of thing that made Dashiki different."
Current bestseller: Browsing through the website, Asikere Afana with the Zhana Dashiki Dress and Rahyma's Rose Dashiki Dress come up as the most popular items.
Ellison see this figure as "an American joker": his hodgepodge style of cultural dress (he sports an Afro and dashiki while wearing riding boots and "breeches of English tailoring") and display of ostentatious luxury "played irreverently upon the symbolism of status, property and authority, and suggested new possibilities of perfection" (2003, 509-11).
This trend was particularly apparent in the style of several Lords, including Yoruba Guzman, who wore a Malcolm X look, Afro, as well as an occasional dashiki. In addition, while the Young Lords remained a Puerto Rican majority organization, black style signaled its openness to incorporate other groups and communicated their desire to work on behalf of the "people" rather than narrowly defined communities.
sushi bar, bistro, dashiki, salwar kameez, kimono, okra and cassava, dreamcatcher, mosque and temple.
who turned the magic fire hose on his dashiki and turned it into one of them irish spring soap commercial prep school sweaters ...
"I'm telling them you are here," he says, dressed in a long red dashiki and matching trousers.
Many are locals in casual attire, but I also see a group of women wearing niqab, and earlier this month as I walked through the downtown to my infectious diseases clinic I saw a pale blue burqa, a group of men in Saudi thobes, and a West African dashiki. Downtown Rochester can look like the United Nations.
They're filming a sketch in which Howery mistakes his character not as the black-clad Power Ranger but as a Black Power ranger who disrupts production of the "Power Rangers'' TV show by thrusting his fist in the air and strutting around in a dashiki.
Coupled with NUFF, both student-led movements re-engendered the consciousness of university and high school students, respectively, and the afro and dashiki with their related calls of "Back to Africa" and "Black is beautiful" bombarded the streets.
Abdulmutallab, 24, came to court wearing a dashiki, an African gown, and black skull cap and was silent as he settled at the defense table.
I was sorry to see the dashiki go, however, and I never saw it again.
Retailers also might want to consider healthful but nontraditional base formulations, notes Rashid Oberoi, president of Dashiki LLC, Houston.
I saw the person who was sitting a few rows ahead of me shaking his head as if to say, "No." I didn't know what was going on, and then later I was tapped on my shoulder, and I looked and there was this person wearing a dashiki [an African brightly colored loose-fitting garment], and he said, "Could you please get us the floor?