African KENTE (pronounced Kente’) fabric has long been revered for its dazzling multicolored patterns and intricate details, handmade using a rich blend of silk and cotton, it is one of the most admired fabrics in the world.
It has its roots in a long tradition of weaving in West Africa (mainly Ghana) dating back to about 3000BC. The Asantehane (Tribal King) adopted it as a royal cloth and he encouraged its development as a symbol of pride and prestige, reserved for special occasions.
The Eva R. Gsum Foundation raises money to help student-athletes
Although Gavin Musgrave has never really experienced the day-to-day hardships that life can throw at you, he has become all too familiar with them and is aware of the limitations that they bring.
“I’ve known many students and student athletes who were forced to give up on their education because they couldn’t afford to go to school.”
Musgrave talks of being so troubled by a situation where a student-athlete couldn’t raise the $1000 or so needed to attend CEGEP and was forced to put his basketball career on hold.
Musgrave felt compelled to do something about it.
Written By Sabrina Ford
The words “I will return” echoed throughout the
golden corridors of heaven, As He made the incomprehensible decision of leaving the threshold of Glory where legions of Angels praised His name,