Japan Attempts to Recover Influence in Brazil

Bloomberg is reporting that the country of Japan is attempting to recover its influence in the country of Brazil. Juan Pable Spinetto of...

OITNB: Why Are We Mad at Hough When ‘Farina’ is Making a Comeback?

The blogosphere is still reeling over Dancing with the Stars dancer Julianne Hough's poor taste in Halloween attire this year. In...

Rosie Perez Joins ‘The View’

Lynette Rice of People Magazine is reporting that actress/dancer/choreographer Rosie Perez is joining the cast of ABC's 'The View'. Rice reports: "Actress...

Elizabeth Peña: Celebrated Cuban American Actress Dies

Writing for the Latino Review, Mario-Francisco Robles is reporting that celebrated actress Elizabeth Peña has died. Peña is best remembered for...

African Union Pushes for Ebola Travel Ban Removal

The Mail & Guardian is reporting that the African Union is calling for all travel bans related to the Ebola affected...

George Lynch: Retired NBA Star Turned HBCU Head Coach Gives Back

Famed University of North Carolina and NBA basketball star George Lynch is making a difference. The man who counts a high...

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...

Spelman College Champions Sustainability Through Partnerships

In a climate where media headlines and public opinion often revolve around how HBCUs are constantly enduring enrollment, economic and leadership...

African Nations to Boycott EU and Africa Summit Over Non-Invitations?

Reporting for Voice of America, Irwin Chifera is reporting that the European Union (EU) and Africa summit, which is set for...

In Memoriam 2014: The African Diaspora

The African Diaspora suffered the loss of many iconic figures. The world lost poet/actress/activist Maya Angelou and actress activist Ruby Dee,...

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