Nigeria Marks One Year Without Polio

BBC is reporting that Nigeria has made it a year without declaring a single case of polio. If the World Health...

‘Nas: Time is Illmatic’ Documentary Explores Tragedy and Triumph

Nas: Time is Illmatic is a feature documentary that chronicles the preconditions and circumstances leading up to the making of the...

American Cypher: Mendi + Keith Obadike Talk Race, DNA and Digital Art

Who says black folks don't create digital art? New media artists Mendi + Keith Obadike beg to differ, having worked in the...

Venezuela: Protesters Tell Why They Are Fighting Back

Writing for The Guardian, Phillipa Law and James Walsh are giving readers first-hand perspectives of those engaged in protesting against the...

Blendoor: Job App Will Launch to End Bias in Tech Hiring

Clare O'Connor of is reporting Stephanie Lampkin, an African-American woman engineer has launched an employment app that will help eliminate...

Africa: U.N. Launches Mobile Phone Health Initiative

Jocelyne Sambira of is reporting that the United Nations will launch a mobile phone health initiative to save lives, reduce...

Caribbean Travelers: U.S. Streamlines Customs Process

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has issued a new customs declaration form...

Teens Develop ‘Five-O’ App to Track Police Brutality

Ryan Grenoble of The Huffington Post is reporting that teens have created 'Five-O', a mobile app "that empowers citizens 'to record...

'Invisible Universe' Documentary Explores Blackness and Science-Fiction

M. Asli Dukan's documentary 'Invisible Universe: A History of Blackness in Speculative Fiction' explores the relationship between the Black body and...

VIDEO: Chinua Achebe Discusses Colonization and Africa

African literary legend Chinua Achebe died last week at the age of 82. While re-reading, re-imagining  and revisiting his work, we...

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