Ike Jones: Pioneering African-American Filmmaker Dies

David Colker of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that pioneering African-American filmmaker Ike Jones has died. Jones passed away October...

Brazil: Why Some Afro-Brazilians May Vote for a Racist Candidate

Writing for The Root,  journalist Kiratiana Freelon examines the quagmire of why some Afro-Brazilians may choose to vote for a de...

Rwanda: First-Ever Reality Show ‘Zamuka’ Models Entrepreneurism

Search for Common Ground (SFGC),an international NGO, is hoping to inspire and launch a new generation of young entrepreneurs with Zamuka...

Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff: Teen Sensation Defeats Venus Williams at Wimbledon

The Internet is blazing with news 15-year-old tennis sensation Cori "Coco" Gauff has defeated tennis legend Venus Williams at Wimbledon. The...

Brazilian Rapper ‘MC Daleste’ Shot and Killed While Performing

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Brazilian rapper Daniel 'MC Daleste' Pellegrine, was shot and killed while performing on stage this...

Concerns Over Zimbabwe Elections Grow

After much conflict and controversy, Zimbabwe will hold elections on Wednesday, July 31, 2013. While some are stating that this may...

Run The World: Starz Series on Black Women Friendships Debuts May 16

Trailblazing showrunner Yvette Lee Bowser, the woman behind the groundbreaking television series, "Living Single" and hit series "Dear Black People," is...

Oscar Pistorius: Not Guilty? Not Yet

Celebrated Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of premeditated murder.  Judge Thokozile Masipa began delivering her statement about the verdict...

Akosua Report: Paul Yaw Boateng

“…young people -- who all too often are not heard in our society-- young people at risk and young people in...

Shanique Myrie: Barbados' Treatment of CARICOM National a National Disgrace

In an era of social media and instant news, the case involving CARICOM national Shanique Myrie represents a major blow to...

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