Angelique Kidjo Talks New Music & Memoir ‘Spirit Rising’

Angelique Kidjo recently released her memoir, Spirit Rising, followed by her 13th album, Eve, simultaneously. Both projects are platforms for the...

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela: A ‘Troublemaker’ for Freedom

Nelson Rholihlahla Mandela, a man who committed most of his adult life to the pursuit of freedom for all South Africans...

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

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

Chicago Teachers’ Strike: A Missed Opportunity

OPINION by Dr. Rema Reynolds As a former school teacher, I understand the challenges of teaching. Long hours, short pay -- damned if you...

Justine Sacco Fired: AIDS is No Laughing Matter

Justine Sacco, the PR executive whose hateful and hurtful Tweet about AIDS in Africa that went viral on the Internet has...

Akosua Report: Francis L. Cardozo

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

Spike Lee Celebrates Film, Activism & Social Change at Spelman

When Spelman College’s 10th president Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell asked filmmaker, writer, actor and producer Spike Lee to come back to...

Michael Brown: Parents Appeal to U.N. Committee

CNN is reporting that the parents of  Michael Brown, 18, a Missouri teen killed  by police officer Darren Wilson, 28, have...

Dave Koz: 'Jazz is a State of Mind, An Attitude About Life'

After almost 25 years in the music business, saxophonist Dave Koz remains one of the most grounded and consistent musicians to...

Johnathan Lee Iverson: Ringling Bros. First Black Ringmaster

written by Christopher A. Daniel Johnathan Lee Iverson is the luckiest man in show business. For 48 weeks a year, he is...

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