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The Steve Biko Institute: Making Historically Black Connections from Brazil to the United States

“Black Consciousness is in essence the realization by the Black man of the need to rally together with his brothers around the cause of...

Nigeria Bans Twitter After Platform Removes President’s Tweet

The Nigerian government has announced plans to ban Twitter indefinitely after the social media platform removed a tweet posted by the president. On Thursday, President...

Namibia Moves Forward With Germany $1.3bn Genocide Payout

Namibia's chief negotiator has confirmed that the country's $1.3 billion compensation deal with Germany as payment for a massacre killing tens of thousands of...

Book Based on the Senegalese Tirailleurs Wins the International Booker Prize

David Diop has made history by becoming the first French writer to win the International Booker Prize with his novel based on the Senegalese...

Afro Connect: Family Immigration

A Green Card (permanent residency) is most often obtained through family immigration for Black immigrants.  This is the first of four articles that will discuss...

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Instacart Commits $1 Million to Spotlight Black-Owned Brands

Leading online grocery platform Instacart announced a new advertising initiative, pledging $1 million to amplify Black-owned consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands within the Instacart marketplace. The program is designed to...

Nigeria Bans Twitter After Platform Removes President’s Tweet

The Nigerian government has announced plans to ban Twitter indefinitely after the social media platform removed a tweet posted by the president. On Thursday, President...

PayPal Invests Additional $50 Million in Black and Latino-Led Venture Capital Funds

PayPal announced plans to invest an additional $50 million in 11 Black- and Latino-led early-stage venture capital funds. Investments include Aperture Venture Capital; Collab Capital;...

South Africa Threatens Legal Action Over WhatsApp Privacy Policy

South Africa's Information Regulator is considering legal action against instant messaging platform WhatsApp over its new privacy policy. WhatsApp is owned by Facebook. In January, WhatsApp...

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