Veteran Journalist and Trailblazer Ray Boone Laid to Rest

  The Richmond Times-Dispatch is reporting that veteran journalist Raymond H. Boone has been laid to rest. Boone, founder of weekly newspaper the Richmond...

Ne-Yo’s Giving Tour: R&B Whiz Gives Children Education and More

The Compound Foundation (TCF), co-founded by singer/songwriter Ne-Yo, recently completed a four-city, four-day Giving Tour. The nonprofit organization’s tour stops gave...

'Deception' and 'Soul Food Junkies': Must-See TV

0 by Nsenga K. Burton Must-see Thursdays has turned into Must-see Mondays for the African Diaspora. NBC's 'Deception' starring Meagan Good and Laz...

Hugo Chavez: Venezuelan President Dies

The New York Times and CNN are reporting that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died. Vice President Nicolas Maduro just made...

Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Writing for The Root,'s Editor-in-Chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D. offers some examples of six groups that are working to make...

United States: Check out PBS' Africa

A joint venture between Thirteen/WNET New York's NATURE and National Geographic Television, AFRICA is an eight-part series, shot in widescreen, super...

Aunt Jemima: Heirs Seek Pancake Money

Reporting for the Courier-Journal, Jere Downs is reporting that the heirs of Nancy Green, the black woman that appeared as Aunt...

Chuck Stone: Veteran Journalist and NABJ Founder Dies

WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC) is reporting that veteran journalist and National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) founder Chuck Stone has died. According...

Australia Passes Bill to Officially Recognize Indigenous Population

BBC  News UK is reporting that Australia's lower house has unanimously passed a bill recognizing Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples...

Nigerian Teen Girls Create Urine-Powered Generator

Forbes is reporting that four teenage girls have invented a generator that converts one liter of urine into six hours of...

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