Knowledge is Power; Not Knowing is Privilege

It has long since been understood that knowledge is power. Women and other subjugated voices have recognized that those who control...

EXCLUSIVE: Billy Cobham Talks 40th Anniversary of Seminal LP ‘Spectrum’

This year marks the 40th anniversary of drummer Billy Cobham's debut LP, Spectrum. Originally released in October 1973 on Atlantic Records,...

Donyale Luna: The First Black Supermodel

Writing for New York Magazine, Keli Goff examines the history of black supermodels in the wake of the recent groundbreaking strides...

G7 Summit: Migrant Landings Banned During Conference

Crispian Balmer of Reuters Africa is reporting migrant boats that typically land in Sicily will be banned during the 43rd G7...

Christiane Taubira: France’s Justice Minister Subjected to Racist Slurs

Writing for The Root, Breanna Edwards writes that France's Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has been subjected to a slew of racist...

FIFA World Cup Starts Today: Top 5 Reasons to Watch

One of the worlds most highly-anticipated sports events kicks off today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The games have been mired...

Brazil: Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies

Ben Tavener of the Rio Times is reporting that legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has died. Mr. Niemeyer designed many of...

BRICS Summit Takes Place in South Africa

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that Brazil, along with Russia, India, China, and South Africa, took place in...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Turns 105

  by Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. Happy Founders Day to the ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.* Founded on January 15, 1908...

Akosua Report: Patricia Roberts Harris

“You do not seem to understand who I am. I am a black woman, the daughter of a dining-car worker. If...

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