Carnival and Jouvert: A Repository of Spirit, Community and Culture

It was a beautiful crisp day. A perfect sky absent of clouds and filled to the brim with the deepest blues....

FIFA World Cup Starts Today: Top 5 Reasons to Watch

One of the worlds most highly-anticipated sports events kicks off today in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The games have been mired...

Australia Passes Bill to Officially Recognize Indigenous Population

BBC  News UK is reporting that Australia's lower house has unanimously passed a bill recognizing Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples...

Pope Francis Visits Brazil for World Youth Day

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that Pope Francis traveled to Brazil for the 2013 World Youth Day (WYD)....

Knowledge is Power; Not Knowing is Privilege

It has long since been understood that knowledge is power. Women and other subjugated voices have recognized that those who control...

Curacao Party Leader Assassinated

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the leader of the largest political party in Curacao's coalition government was shot dead late Sunday...

Akosua Report: Joel Augustus Rogers

"Intellect, whether of civilized or uncivilized humanity, as you know, sir, is elastic in quality. That is, primitive man when transplanted...

Akosua Report: Tidjane Thiam

“I know this might sound shocking but I wish a list like this did not have to exist. It is a...

Brazil Defeats Spain in 2013 Confederations Cup Final

The verdict is in - Brazil defeated Spain in the 2013 Confederations Cup in Brazil. "The best in the world" eliminated...

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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