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A historic downtown Phoenix building is now home to an African market, restaurant and bar

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Wednesday, November 29, 2023 - 11:50am

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A historic building in downtown Phoenix is full of Phoenix history, but now is full of African history and culture as well. 

The Diaspora Collective is home to a market and a restaurant and bar. It's located in Heritage Square in downtown Phoenix and it's the brainchild of Evelia Davis.

The Show visited her there and got a tour of the place, and learned about what it means to her — and, she hopes, to Phoenix. 

Evelia Davis
Evelia Davis
Evelia Davis

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