Bananas Hurled at Italy’s First Black Minister of Integration

0 is reporting that bananas were thrown at Cecile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister of integration. Holly Yan, Lauren Russell and...

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)....

Donyale Luna: The First Black Supermodel

Writing for New York Magazine, Keli Goff examines the history of black supermodels in the wake of the recent groundbreaking strides...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Continues Centennial Celebration

The women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will be hosting their 51st national convention in Washington, DC this weekend as part...

Akosua Report: Joseph Hayne Rainey

“If the colored people of South Carolina had been accorded the same advantages—if they had had the same wealth and surroundings...

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...

Brazil and Spain to Face Off in 2013 Confederations Cup Final

1 is reporting that Brazil and Spain will face-off in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday, June 30, 2013. For those...

Nigeria: Anti-LGBTI Bill Passed; Will President Jonathan Veto?

Writing for, Amnesty International has called on Nigeria's president Goodluck Jonathan to veto a Same Sex Marriage prohibition bill that...

Akosua Report: Josephine Baker

"Surely the day will come when color means nothing more than the skin tone, when religion is seen uniquely as a...

Akosua Report: Patricia Roberts Harris

“You do not seem to understand who I am. I am a black woman, the daughter of a dining-car worker. If...

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