Nelson George: ‘Funk is the Link Between Soul and Hip-Hop’

Black pop culture curator Nelson George screened his upcoming VH1 Rock Doc, Finding The Funk, on opening night of Atlanta’s BronzeLens...

Ike Jones: Pioneering African-American Filmmaker Dies

David Colker of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that pioneering African-American filmmaker Ike Jones has died. Jones passed away October...

China to Build New East African Railway

BBC News Africa is reporting that formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese...

Brazil Uses Text Messaging to Reach Job Seekers

0 is reporting that text messaging is becoming an option for job seekers in places where expensive cell data plans and...

President Obama to Visit Senegal and South Africa

1 is reporting that U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Senegal and South Africa next month. First Lady Michelle...

Hurricane Katrina: A Statistical Snapshot Eight Years Later

Mark Waller of (The Times-Picayune) is reporting on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans eight years after the...

Is Gay ‘The New Black?’ Award-Winning Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Answers

Yoruba Richen is the delightful, thought-provoking director, producer and writer behind the critically acclaimed documentary, 'The New Black.' Her 75-minute intimate...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Single Ladies’ Harold ‘House’ Moore: ‘It Didn’t Get Canceled Because of Ratings’

For three seasons, primarily black female viewers flocked to their television sets on Monday nights to catch sexy actor and model...

Jamaica Poised to Become New Animation Hub

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Jamaica is poised to become a new animation hub.  The World Bank is partnering with the...

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...

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