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Black History in the Making: WAFFLES N CREAM

wafflebannerSkateboarding, an American pastime, is gaining steady ground in Africa, particularly in Lagos, Nigeria, and skater group WAFFLES N CREAM are at the forefront.

More than just a collective of skaters, the group have also successfully promoted a skate/streetwear brand that is getting Nigeria recognized in this field.

WAFFLES AND CREAM is also responsible for putting out the country’s first-ever skate edit entitled “Jide.”

Their goal as a group is to make a difference locally in their native Lagos, and to encourage unity among members of their community. According to Unrated, They aim to create a subculture that expands the Nigerian experience and also connects streetwear, skate and social impact.” 

Watch the “Jide” promo and see the group captured in photographs below.

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All Photos Courtesy Amarachi Nwosu

By: Danielle Dixon

Follow her on Twitter: @tooprettydani

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