Illinois Prison Banned Books On Black History And Empowerment From Inmate Education Program

In Illinois 3 out of every 4 inmates are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” …

How Racial Attacks On Black Community Increased By 200% Since Trump Became POTUS

The emergence of Donald Trump as the president of America was one event that sent mixed feelings through the Black community. Some saw him as a harmless republican, while others saw …

Rwanda’s Kagame rejects Financial Times report on ‘cooked poverty figures

For the second time in a week, Rwandan president Paul Kagame has responded to a recent report by the Financial Times, FT, that poverty figures were manipulated in 2015. The president’s …

If you truly knew what the N-word meant to our ancestors, you’d NEVER use it

Ian Forde, a merchandise manager for the global sportswear company Puma, can’t bring himself to delete his iPhone thread with the late Nipsey Hussle. Every now and then, he’ll pull it …

10 African Civilizations More Amazing Than Ancient Egypt

Unknown to most people, hundreds of smaller kingdoms have popped up throughout Africa’s history, with some eventually growing into powerful empires. These vast nations united Africa, managed wealthy trade routes, and …

Meet Charlotte Maxeke; Mother of South Africa’s Anti-Apartheid Movement

Charlotte Maxeke never let the traditional restrictions that overwhelmed her peers in the Cape define her path as she trailblazed to become the first woman of colour to hold a graduate …

Kenya: Lupita Nyong’o Getting Spanked On Stage By Janelle Monae

Kenyan actor Lupita Nyong’o and American singer, Janelle Monae, on Tuesday made headlines when a video of them dancing to ‘I Got The Juice’ surfaced and circulated on social media. Janelle …

University of Rwanda Senate Raises Red Flag on ‘Academic Corruption’

When Manuella Ineza (not real name) joined her first year of education at the University of Rwanda, she thought she had an opportunity to chase her degree ahead of the world …

US government deports 40 Ghanaians

40 Ghanaians aged between 21-70 years have been deported from the United States of America (USA). The deportees made up of 38 males and two females arrived on board a chartered flight, Omni Air …

Losing My Religion: Should Children Have A Say In Their Faith?

Children usually don’t have a choice in the decisions that affect their lives in the first few years they are on this earth.  They don’t have a say about where they …

How Useless & Dysfunction Some African Cultures be?

I remember how excited my father was when my brother was born, you would’ve thought it was his first child. Growing up the daughter of a Nigerian immigrant meant a lot …

Why Are Black People Obsessed With The Bible That Was Used To Enslave Them?

When I became a born-again Christian in 2008, I started studying the bible word for word. I would spend hours a day reading all commentaries for all the verses I studied. …

African Dictators Paying Millions for Trump Attention and Favours

In the last few years some of Africa’s most notorious regimes have splashed millions on public relations firms better known as lobbyists in pursuit of favours in the eyes of the …

Zimbabwean Girl becomes the first Black person to Win Miss London Pageant

Black is beautiful and a brown skin girl has just proven that maintaining a natural beauty is a worthy thing.  Vimbai Chapungu, a Zimbawean, has been crowned Miss London 2019, making …

Man Sets a Date to Walk on River Niger Like Jesus

In an incredible show of confidence, a popular Pastor based in Nigeria’s Southeast city of Onitsha has called on everyone to come witness his exploits at a set date. The spiritual …

Meet 9-year-old Nigerian Who has Built More than 30 Mobile Games

Basil Okpara Jr., a 9 year-old from Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, has built more than 30 mobile games since he started coding from the age of 7. The 9-year-old is currently …

Samuel L. Jackson Traces His Ancestral Roots Back to Gabon

American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson received a hero’s homecoming in Gabon as he traced his ancestry back to the West African country. The Hollywood veteran traced the connection …

The British only Abolished ‘Slave Trade’ not ‘Slavery’

Members of the British House of Commons in 1807 knew what they were doing when they abolished the slave trade. Majority of them never wanted slavery to come to an end. …

Bernie Sanders Exposes the American Media Giants of White Supremacy

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: “The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself.” That remains true today. Bernie Sanders set off the latest …

Nigerian Teens Produce Movies with Smartphones

A group of Nigerian teens have gone viral for producing movies using a smartphones and a tripod made from a broken microphone stand. “Well the main aim was not for our …

The African Giant Burna Boy storms Trevor Noah’s The Daily Show [Video]

Weeks after his sensational performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Nigerian superstar artiste, Burna Boy, has once again shown why he is one of the most sought after musicians in Africa as …

YouTube channel for kids enters racism row after cartoon turned woman black when cursed

A kids’ cartoon uploaded on YouTube has been met with backlash amidst accusations of racism after portraying dark skin as ugly. The 13-minute short animated film titled Dina and the Prince …

This Maryland teen actor makes Emmys history with Ava DuVernay’s ‘When They See Us’

Maryland teen actor Asante Blackk has made history as the youngest nominee at the 2019 Emmys Award scheduled to take place this September. Ava DuVernay…. The seventeen-year-old has been nominated for …

Watch how about a million people celebrated Fela Kuti after he died on this day in 1997 [Videos]

“Music is supposed to have an effect. If you’re playing music and people don’t feel something, you’re not doing s**t. That’s what African music is about. When you hear something, you …

Funeral of Ashanti queen mother inspires new movie that explores sanctity of African tradition [Video]

The Ashanti Kingdom of Ghana, West Africa, is one of the few traditional institutions in Africa to maintain its rich culture since its inception in 1670. Until 1901 when they were …

“When They See Us”: The story of all black people

By on June 17, 2019 — The hit series “When They See Us” on Netflix and the racially biased incident that just took place in Phoenix, Arizona, are reminders that the vision …

Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh: the indomitable reggae man who fought for justice & equality of mankind

Freedom fighter Peter Tosh was genuinely revolutionary in his thoughts and ambitions for his music and he really did want to change the world with his lyrics. Although he was thought …

Rihanna surpasses Madonna and Beyonce to become world’s richest musician

Rihanna fans all over the world have more reason to hail their favourite female singer as the 31-year-old has just been named by Forbes as the wealthiest female entertainer with a whopping 600 …

Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale stripped of VGMA awards

Feuding dancehall musicians Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale whose near-bloody scuffle marred the 20th anniversary of the Ghana Vodafone Music Awards held in Accra last Saturday have been stripped of all awards they …

Ghanaian DJ face appears on billboard in New York

Ghanaian DJ face appears on billboard Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh  known by the stage name DJ Switch, is a young Ghanaian female Disk Jockey. She is a multi talented entertainer who can also sing, …