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Mayor Menino's 2012 Deck the Windows of Boston Main Streets Contest

The finalist below was selected by a committee of judges as the best window display in its Main Streets district.

Dudley Main Streets Finalist

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A Nubian Notion

146 Dudley Street
Dudley, MA 02119
A Nubian Notion is the brainchild of its Founder and President Sayid Malik A. Abdal-Khallaq.  Known as a leader and pillar of the Roxbury community, Malik is usually sought out by dignitaries and officials visiting the Roxbury area.  Personalities such as Dr. Martin Luther King, El-Hajj Malik  El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), President John F. Kennedy, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Bill Russell, and Bill Cosby just to name a few.
A Nubian Notion, one of New England's largest one-stop Afro Centric Store has been incorporated for 50 years (1962).   In addition to a convenience store, A Nubian Notion specializes as an historical Gift Shop.  The gifts are unique and although geared towards afrocentric pride, it captivates all cultures for lovers of jazz, nice cards, calendars, sterling silver bangles, angels, figurines, and more.
"It is vitally important to continue the legacy of our patriarch and Founder Malik Abdal-Khallaq who stood for cooperative economics." says Sharif A. Abdal-Khallaq one of the family business owners.

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