Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is A Short Walk to the Oscars

Based on an autobiography of the same name, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom chronicles familial and historic events in the life...

Ugochi Nwaogwugwu: ‘Don’t Mind Them’

To say that this has been a crazy week is pretty much an understatement. With the U.S. Supreme Court gutting section...

Breaking News: Warlord Bosco Ntaganda Surrenders to American Embassy

Jeffrey Gettleman of The New York Times is reporting that Bosco Ntaganda, a Congolese rebel general accused of massacring civilians and...

Australia Passes Bill to Officially Recognize Indigenous Population

BBC  News UK is reporting that Australia's lower house has unanimously passed a bill recognizing Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander peoples...

London: Legendary Reggae DJ Roberto Allen Dies

The blogosphere is mourning the loss of London's DJ Roberto Allen of Vibes FM, one of London's leading community radio stations....

Akosua Report: Stokely Carmichael

“…black people in this country unite, recognize their heritage, and build a sense of community." - Stokley Carmichael Kwame Ture born...

Lamar Hawkins III: Funeral Held for Bullied 14-Year-Old

WESH TV is reporting that hundreds gathered for the funeral of Lamar Hawkins III, a 14-year-old boy that committed  suicide at...

African Cup of Nations: What Superbowl?

by Nsenga K. Burton While the free world is fixated on Superbowl XLVII, another major sporting event is taking place -- the...

‘Forever Jones’: Using Reality TV to Spread the Gospel

Primetime reality television has evolved into spotlighting gospel artists like Mary Mary and The Sheards. Viewers are given candid access weekly...

Nigerian Expats Talk School Girl Abductions, Boko Haram and What’s Next

Nearly four weeks into the kidnappings of 276 girls in Borno State, Nigeria,  feelings of frustration with Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's...

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