Can a Muslim Woman Be a Feminist?

Writing for, blogger Fatimah Jackson-Best discusses the work that Muslim women are doing throughout the world for women's rights (Malala...

2014 Oscars: ’12 Years a Slave’ Wins Big

The 86th Academy Awards live telecast has come to an end. 12 Years a Slave showed and proved, taking home gold...

Nigerian Gospel Singer Kefee Dies

BBC News Africa is reporting that Nigerian gospel singer Kefee Don-Momoh has died. Kefee reportedly collapsed and slipped into a coma while...

Multiple Sclerosis: Activist Lisa McRipley Raises Awareness & Funds with Hustle-a-thon

MS Activist and National MS Society Michigan Chapter Trustee Lisa McRipley is sponsoring M² S² – the Inaugural Mighty Multiple Sclerosis...

MLK's Dream Inspires DREAMers

by  Chad U. Jones In the spirit of  MLK Day this week, the DREAMers -- the relentless caste of undocumented, first-generation, young...

'Being Mary Jane': Mara Brock Akil Talks Sexual Politics of Black Shows

While television networks are continuing to mass produce an influx of reality programming, Mara Brock Akil maintains her knack for creating...

30 Under 30: Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs

Writing for, contributor Mfonobong Nsehe pulled together a list of 30 African entrepreneurs under the age of 30. Nsehe enlisted...

'Deception' and 'Soul Food Junkies': Must-See TV

0 by Nsenga K. Burton Must-see Thursdays has turned into Must-see Mondays for the African Diaspora. NBC's 'Deception' starring Meagan Good and Laz...

Mr. Cub: Baseball Legend Ernie Banks Dies

USA Today is reporting that baseball legend Ernie “Mr. Cub” Banks has died. Banks was an 11-time All-Star, a first-ballot Hall...

U.S.: Jenni Rivera's Funeral Preparations Begin

The tragic ending of the life of Mexican American superstar Jenni Rivera has become even more real. ABC  is reporting...

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