Terri Lyne Carrington Makes Music and a Difference

Terri Lyne Carrington takes getting involved and seizing full advantage of all opportunities quite seriously. The Grammy Award-winning drummer, composer and producer...

U.S.: Two Black Programmers Start Programming School in Chicago

YourBlackWorld.net  is reporting that Mike McGee and Neil Stem, co-founders of the Starter League, a programming school in Chicago, founded the...

Barbados: University CEO Venkat Rao Arrested for Fraud

Caribbean 360 is reporting Gopi Venkat Rao, the head of Washington University's Medical School (Barbados) has been arrested for allegedly stealing...

Poet and Activist Amiri Baraka Dies

NJ.com is reporting that longtime activist and NJ poet laureate Amiri Baraka has died. David Giambusso of the Star-Ledger writes: Baraka was...

Spelman College: 11th Annual Women of Color Conference

Spelman College recently hosted its 11th annual Women of Color Conference (WOCC), themed “New School Leaders in the Digital Era,” at...

Tunisian Rapper Sentenced to Jail for Anti-Cop Lyrics

NSFW (Not Safe for Work - pas sûr pour le travail) Reuters is reporting that a Tunisian court has sentenced a rap...

Why is Education So Low on the Political Totem Pole?

OPINION by Rhonda J. Summey, Ed.D. Joblessness, hopelessness and a lifetime dependency on the government—this is what Condoleezza Rice said would result if the...

Remembering Stuart Hall: Scholarship Underscored Black Experience

Google search for 'Stuart' and it's interesting what appears. Stuart Weitzman, Stuart, Florida, Stuart Little -- even a nod to the...

Black Alumni Collective Holds National Conference at Duke University

A group of Black college graduates from various institutions, ranging from Howard University to Oxford University to Duke University, believe there...

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...

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