Category Archives for America

Southern Baptist Convention Refuses to Condemn Alt-Right/ White Supremacy

**Update** After much public ridicule, the Southern Baptist Convention finally decided to pass the resolution condemning the Alt-Right. Dwight McKissic, an African American preacher drafted the resolution

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Africa Day & Pan Africanist Movement

In the 1920s the Africans in North America and in the Caribbean began to experience an awakening and the rise of self-help programs began to spread across these areas. The message was advanced by Marcus

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Atlanta Based Startup Aevolve Expanding into Africa

Atlanta based technology manufacturing startup firm, Aevolve Inc is seeking to expand in Africa. The firm focuses on bringing innovative and affordable computing and entertainment technology to businesses

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne star in this adaptation of Rebecca Skloot’s critically acclaimed, bestselling nonfiction book of the same name. Told through the eyes of Henrietta Lacks’ daughter, Deborah

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5 Things Every African Should Know About American Power

American has been the global leader for the past 50 years. The United States of America is a superpower and its might can never be underestimated. All countries want to be like America even her enemies

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Charlize Theron’s Human Rights Abuse of Black Child

Charlize Theron is a South African born actress who was raised under apartheid regime. Her ancestors who created apartheid perpetuated one of the worst atrocities of ethnic cleansing known to mankind

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Nigerian Accepted into All 8 Ivy League Universities

And the trend continues………children of African immigrants continue to excel in the United States. This year, Ifeoma White-Thorpe was accepted into all 8 Ivy League Universities and Stanford

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Understanding the Past: African American Lives

In this series, Henry Louis Gates, takes eight prominent African American lives — Dr. Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Dr. Mae Jemison, Quincy Jones, Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Chris

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NGO Social Engineering: The New Colonialism in Africa

Ever since Africans challenged colonial powers and demanded that they govern themselves in their own affairs the West has been baffled about how to conquer Africa again. That was until they decided on

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Kirk Franklin’s Dress & Anti Family Agenda

The black church is one of the oldest institutions in the American black community. It is the cornerstone of society and helped birth the civil rights movement and end segregation. The church has remained

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21st Century Colonialism: The New Scramble for Africa 3.0

During the last scramble for Africa in 1884, European powers met in Berlin to discuss the rules of invading and taking over territory in Africa. There were no Africans invited to the table. In 1947, the

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20 Things Trump Needs to Know About HBCUs

There are reports that President Trump could be working on an Executive Order for Historically black colleges and universities.  Before he issues the executive order, there are a few facts that would

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Imelme Umana: First Black Woman President of the Harvard Law Review

ImeIme A. Umana ’14 will be the first black woman to serve as President of the Harvard Law Review. ImeIme Umana has been elected president of the Harvard Law Review. Imelme, who graduated from Harvard

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Black Movies to Watch in 2017

HIDDEN FIGURES HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold drama story of Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American

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African Innovation: Black Owned MOOVN to Conquer Ridesharing

Most ridesharing users are familiar with Uber and Lyft but there is a new ridesharing app called Moovn available in North America and Africa. It is an application that enables you to book an exclusive

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Ghanaian Family Buys Illinois Service Federal Bank

The Illinois Service Federal Bank (ISF) was recently acquired by the Ghanaian- American Nduom family. The bank was established in 1934 during the Great Migration. ISF Bank offered home and business loans

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The Atlantic Charter & Pan African Congress

During World War 2, the allied forces benefited from mineral resources from Africa. The uranium used in the atom bombs dropped in Japan for example came from the then Belgian Congo (Democratic Republic

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10 Things You Should Know About Trump & Black America

1. There has been an increase in hate crimes of 6.7% against blacks and other minorities since Trump launched is Presidential Campaign. The F.B.I. cataloged a total of 5,818 hate crimes in 2015 — a rise

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Kamala Harris Wins California Senate Seat

On Tuesday night, Kamala Harris became the second black woman elected to the United States Senate. Before her victory on Tuesday, Harris was the 32nd and current Attorney General of California since 2011.

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Somali American Wins MN House Seat in Historic Election

Somali born Minneapolis organizer Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday when she won a Minnesota House seat and became the first Somali-American legislator. Her district covers parts of the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood,

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