Who we are

We are pleased that you’ve found our website. Our team is anxious to share Africa’s rich history and tradition expressed through art. Experience Africa through its diverse creative expressions and joyful spirit by bringing our art pieces into your own home or office.
Our line of clothing and jewelry will allow you to showcase your love of Africa. The traditional style of African clothing is universally flattering to all types of figures.
Shop >>
Natural Personal Care
We offer all-natural healthcare products derived from South Africa, West Africa, and Burkina Faso. Allow us to share the beauty of Africa’s great diaspora with you!
Shop >>
What better way to express yourself than with unique art? Diaspora Marketplace is dedicated to matching you with the perfect work of art that you've been searching for.


"This former candy factory has since become a store front for many African arts, primarily from western Africa, but also from Caribbean nations. Opened since 2000 by Richard Shinhoster and his late brother, the store houses many works of art, such as sculptures, paintings, special occasion wardrobes, and many wonderful items promoting the artistic works of African artists...."

– Michael C. from Hoboken, NJ – Yelp Review –

"Located just down the street from the Civil Rights Museum, this store is a wonderful place to buy keepsakes from West Africa, with much of the inventory hailing from Burkina Faso. It's a remarkable find, because the small store offers a rich and diverse selection of handiwork that I have not seen together all in one place before...." 

– Jim U. from Washington DC – Yelp Review –
More Testimonials
Share by: