China to Build New East African Railway

BBC News Africa is reporting that formal agreements for plans to build a new railway line in East Africa with Chinese...

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Jamaica: President Obama to Meet With Caribbean Leaders

  Caribbean 360 is reporting that Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has announced that United States president Barack Obama will meet...

President Obama Makes First Visit to Israel

Matt Spetalnick and Crispian Balmer of Reuters are reporting that U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday,...

Mauree Turner: First Queer Black Muslim State Legislator Elected

The 2020 Election season has brought about a number of firsts. In addition to having Kamala Harris elected the first Black...

Akosua Report: Arturo Alfonso Schomburg

by Akosua Lowery Arturo Alfonso Schomburg “History must restore what slavery took away from the Negro, his glorious past to act as stimulation...

Akosua Report: Remembering ‘Father of Gospel’ Thomas A. Dorsey

“There will be peace in the valley for me, some day There will be peace in the valley for me, oh Lord...

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Fear of a Black President

In a piece for The Atlantic entitled, "Fear of a Black President," Ta-Nehisis Coates waxes poetic about the historical fear and...

Ghana: Students & Pols Protest U.S. Security Deal

Thomas Naadi of BBC Africa is reporting students and politicians are joining forces to protest against a security cooperation agreement with...

Mali: Musician Baba Salah Calls for War in Song “Dangay”

0 Yochi J. Dreazen of The Atlantic is reporting that, in Mali, popular musician Baba Salah is using his talent to call...

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