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Who we are

Purposeful Protégés is a lifestyle brand that edifies the history of African descendants through cultural apparel, accessories & home décor that features Ekphrastic poetic style.

Being a Purposeful Protégé means to make a statement about who you are and where your roots are. The messages of our brand encourage, educate, and uplift people who don’t usually receive daily positive affirmations of their cultural heritage.

What is
Ekphrastic Poetry?

“An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art. Through the imaginative act of narrating and reflecting on the “action” of a painting or sculpture, the poet may amplify and expand its meaning.”

- Poetry Foundation

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Show us how you're melonin in your in melanin while rocking our apparel


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