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This Day in History: March 6th

At midnight on March 6, 1957, President Kwame Nkrumah declared Ghana autonomous, independent of British rule. The country would also have a new flag,...

Brazilians Are Buying Black

The Black Brazilian buying power is currently $1.7 trillion reals or $435 billion U.S. dollars. This is more than double what it was in...

‘Why Are We Portrayed As Terrorists?’

A new study has been published by the MENA Arts Advocacy Coalition (MAAC) titled “Terrorists and Tyrants: Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) Actors...

Sudanese President Dissolves Government

The President of Sudan, Omar al-Bashir, dissolved the Sudanese government yesterday. Upon the government's dissolution, Bashir named Motazz Moussa as the country's new prime...

US Sanctions Against Zimbabwe Remain In Place

The US Congress passed a bill last month to extend its sanctions against Zimbabwe until after the country's recent election. The Senate passed the...

Mahama Announces Bid For Re-Election

The former president of Ghana, John Mahama has announced his bid for re-election. Mahama intends to contest the flagbearership race of the National Democratic...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Making History

A video of Ethiopia's new and youngest-ever president, Abiy Ahmed is going viral, and for good reason. Ahmed declared a cleanup of the country's homeless....

Racism Pushes Soccer Star From Game

German soccer star Mesut Ozil announced this week he is quitting the men’s national team over what he considers racist backlash to a picture...

Christianity in the Kongo

By the 1400s, the Kongo Kingdom was one of the most powerful on the planet. According to Professor Henry Louis Gates, it was listed...

Nigerian Art Phenom

Kareem Waris Olamilekan, 11, the youngest artist in Nigeria, drew a portrait of French President Emmanuel Macron during his visit to Fela Kuti's New...

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This Day in History: July 4th

Tuskegee University Was Founded With the leadership of Dr. Booker T. Washington and the dream of Lewis Adams,...

This Day in History: July 2nd

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, the landmark civil rights and labor law outlawing discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. is...

This Day in History: July 2nd

Civil Rights Activist, Medgar Evers, Was Born Civil rights activist Medgar Evers was born on July 2, 1925,...

This Day in History: July 1st

Three African Countries Gain Independence July 1st serves as a day of independence for three African countries: Somalia,...

Meet Arthell Isom, The Entrepreneur Who Broke Into Japan’s Anime Industry

It is 3 a.m. on the East Coast of America. Tokyo’s afternoon...
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