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

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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

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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

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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

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Ozy.com 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

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AllAfrica.com 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

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Mark Waller of Nola.com (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

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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’

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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

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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

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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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