David Frankham’s ‘Witness: South Sudan’ Debuts on HBO

by Christopher A. Daniel David Frankham takes pride in good storytelling. His HBO Documentary Series, Witness, takes a candid look at the conflict...

Serena Williams Returns to No.1

  Written by Benjamin Snyder Serena Williams reclaimed the world No. 1 ranking for the first time in over two years on Monday...

Best Man Holiday Reunion: Sanaa Lathan, Nia Long and Morris Chesnut

Writing for The Root, the Burton Wire's founder & editor-in-chief Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., sat down and chatted with members of...

Akosua Report: Francis L. Cardozo

“e have been cheated out of our rights for two centuries, and . . . I want to fix them in...

USPS Honors Dr. Maya Angelou With Postal Stamp

BlackNews.com is reporting that the U.S Postal Service will honor the late Dr. Maya Angelou with a Forever Stamp. The U.S Postal...

NBAF: Harlem Fine Arts Show Heads to Atlanta

The Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) is America’s flagship art series that spotlights a range of visual works rooted in the...

Breaking News: Warlord Bosco Ntaganda Surrenders to American Embassy

Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times is reporting that Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese rebel general accused of massacring civilians and...

Guyana President Ramotar Suspends Parliament

BBC is reporting that Guyana President Donald Ramotar invoked an obscure constitutional procedure to suspend parliament in order to avoid a...

Nigeria: President's Pardon of Gov. Convicted of Stealing Millions Draws Ire

The Associated Press is reporting that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's pardon of a politician convicted of stealing millions has outraged the...

Ethiopia Plans to Triple Foreign Visitors for Economic Boost

Reuters Africa is reporting Ethiopia plans to triple its number of foreign visitors to more than 2.5 million by 2020, making...

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