Supporting small-and-Black-owned businesses has never been more important. As strongly recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), wearing a cloth face covering is also of the utmost importance to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.Besides the public safety benefits, wearing an Afrocentric face mask is a bold fashion statement and can become a part of your signature style. I have a few to match my mood and to complement my summer wardrobe palettes. And here are a few of my picks for vibrant, African fabric face coverings from independent artisans and sellers. For even more options, check out the "fly face mask" roundup I wrote for Sisters from AARP.