‘Banshee’: Multicultural Cast Shares Thoughts on Race in America

Banshee doesn’t sound like much on the surface. It’s an hour-long Friday night series that chronicles an ex-con Lucas Hood (Antony...

10 Ways to Celebrate Mandela Day & 91 Minutes of Mandela Challenge

USA Today is giving readers ten ways to celebrate Mandela Day, which started in 2009 when civil rights icon and activist...

Nelson George: ‘Funk is the Link Between Soul and Hip-Hop’

Black pop culture curator Nelson George screened his upcoming VH1 Rock Doc, Finding The Funk, on opening night of Atlanta’s BronzeLens...

Africa: New Chief of UN Women Says Girls Education Will Help End Poverty

AllAfrica.com is reporting that Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the new Executive Director of the UN Entity for Gender Equity and the Empowerment of...

Beating Black Kids: We Turned Out Fine?

"Spanking" children has been a topic of discussion in the world community, especially when it comes to the use of what...

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...

Is Gay ‘The New Black?’ Award-Winning Filmmaker Yoruba Richen Answers

Yoruba Richen is the delightful, thought-provoking director, producer and writer behind the critically acclaimed documentary, 'The New Black.' Her 75-minute intimate...

Is the U.S. Supreme Court Destroying ‘Representative Democracy’?

Last week, the five conservative judges on the U.S. Supreme Court deemed that monetary caps on how much an individual could...

Ferguson: Read Grand Jury Testimony Here

The Wall Street Journal has pulled together the grand jury documents regarding Officer Darren Wilson's killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown,...

2014 Golden Globes: ’12 Years A Slave’ Wins Best Picture

The highly-anticipated 2014 Golden Globe awards aired last night and there were few surprises. While the African Diaspora was well-represented in...

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