Curacao Party Leader Assassinated

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the leader of the largest political party in Curacao's coalition government was shot dead late Sunday...

Akosua Report: Miriam Makeba

"I ask you and all the leaders of the world, would you act differently, would you keep silent and do nothing...

Steve McQueen Heckled by Armond White at NY Critics Circle Awards

Ben Child of The Guardian is reporting that British film director Steve McQueen was heckled at the New York Critics Circle...

Lauryn Hill Released From Federal Prison

Nardine Saad of the Los Angeles Times is reporting that Grammy award-winning rapper/singer Lauryn Hill has been released from federal prison....

Nicholas Kristof on 'Half the Sky,' Impact of Women on Development

As a storyteller—in his journalism as well as in his books—it would be unfitting if Nicholas Kristof, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning New...

Kanye West and Common Join Urban League to Create 20,000 Youth Jobs

Writing for, Jamilah King is reporting that iconic rappers Kanye West and Common are teaming up with the Chicago Urban...

#Free Rayshawn: Director Seith Mann Brings Quibi to Life

Rolling out this weekend is the crime thriller #FreeRayshawn on the much celebrated Quibi, a paid mobile-app that hosts a plethora...

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial: The Possible Verdicts

Domestic violence has been front and center in the U.S. because of the released footage of NFL player Ray Rice's assault...

Poet and Novelist Sam Greenlee Dies

Matt Schudel of The Washington Post is reporting that poet, novelist and filmmaker Sam Greenlee has died. Greenlee, who once served...

5 Things to Know About Eric Casebolt

McKinney, TX police officer Eric Casebolt has been placed on administrative leave after a video of the officer assaulting teenagers at...

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