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August 3, 2014 at 9:24 PM

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African fashions on cat walk


ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Models, including Sahma Ujaama, 13, center foreground, in pink, show off fashions from Hoba House of Beauty Africa at the Umoja Fest 2014 fashion show Sunday in Seattle's Judkins Park. The three-day African-heritage festival ended Sunday. Wagoma Burdon, an Oregon designer, creates modern African clothing inclusive of all cultures, religions and backgrounds. The name honors her sister who died of cancer in Zambia.

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Alice Jenkins reacts to speakers while holder her fraternal twin granddaughters Amora Jenkins (in orange) and Imani Jenkins, 3, during Umoja Fest 2014.

ERIKA SCHULTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES

Melantha Jenkins, president of Associated Student Government with Bellevue College, speaks about cross-generational education and social justice issues using experiential learning during Umoja Fest 2014. Jenkins said she would like to see a stronger sense of community within the African American community on the Eastside of King County.

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