Nicholas Kristof on 'Half the Sky,' Impact of Women on Development

As a storyteller—in his journalism as well as in his books—it would be unfitting if Nicholas Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New...

Romney's Latest Gaffe Is No Knock Out Punch

0 OPINION by Devona Walker Many say Mitt Romney lost his bid for the White House yesterday, but I am not too sure. A videotape was...

Blue-Eyed Soul: Madonna’s ‘MDNA’ Highest-Grossing Tour of 2012

by Christopher A. Daniel It’s Oct. 6, 1982. An unknown singer, Madonna, releases her uptempo debut single, "Everybody."  The track is funky...

Namibia: Reactions to Ban on Mini-Skirts

written by Kaitlin Higgins  Margreth Nunuhe of New Era is reporting that, in Namibia, women will soon be arrested for wearing skirts...

South Africa: Nelson Mandela Hospitalized

Reuters is reporting that former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to the hospital over the weekend for medical tests....

WondaGurl Ebony Oshunrinde, 16, Creates Beat for Jay-Z

Karissa Donkin of The Toronto Star is reporting that Brampton's Ebony Oshunrinde, 16, created a beat used on “Crown,” a track...

Pope Francis Visits Brazil for World Youth Day

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that Pope Francis traveled to Brazil for the 2013 World Youth Day (WYD)....

2013 Oscars: Denzel Washington and Quvenzhane Wallis Nominated

Quvenzhane Wallis is the youngest nominee in the category of Best Actress in the history of the Academy Awards. Todd Leopold of...

Mandela Hospitalized Again, 'Responding Positively' to Treatment

BBC Africa is reporting that former South African President Nelson Mandela has been hospitalized for a recurring lung infection. The office...

Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu: Q.U.E.E.N.

  In honor of Mother's Day, check out a new track and video by trailblazing performers Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu. The...

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