22Dec
2014
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Jackie Ormes: The First African-American Female Cartoonist

One of the things we pride ourselves at Dumpling Designs is our positive imagery of African-American youth. We began our journey towards producing items with black cartoon characters by admiring the great work of those who came before us. In this blog we want to focus on Jackie Ormes, the first African-American woman cartoonist. Despite her race […]

13Dec
2014
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Everything You Need To Know About Kwanzaa

Towards the end of December people of African descent will celebrate the holiday known as Kwanzaa, a weeklong celebration of African culture and values. The holiday is observed December 26th through January 1st and is celebrated in the United States and parts of the Western African Diaspora. African-Americans  celebrate the occasion by paying tribute to their roots […]