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 …

Meet the first African woman to have a Barbie doll made in her honour

Lerato “Lira” Molapo, a South African musician and businesswoman, has become the first African to have a Barbie doll made in her image. This comes as a part of the 60-year …

People Think Saying ‘Sex’ in English Is Nice But Vulgar in African language – Julius Malema

Julius Malema, the former President of the African National Congress Youth League in his speech at the Vodacom Durban July after-party, told the event’s patrons to go to their hotel rooms …

How natural hair beautified the 2019 Curlfest in New York [Photos]

The 2019 edition of the annual Curlfest was widely attended by several black people from in and around New York. They trooped to the Randall’s Island Park to celebrate the festival …

Black Women Can No Longer Afford To Save Broken Black Men

I struggled with the title of this article. I considered the polarity of the words I intended to use and thought that maybe just this once, the situation called for a …

3 ancient African hair care products that worked wonders

African hair is one of the most interesting and widely discussed types of hair in the world. In recent years, most African women have departed from chemicals that straighten the hair …

Rwanda bans skin-bleaching creams from all shops across the country

The Rwandan government have banned the use of skin-whitening products in the country. This is coming after the government launched a campaign against skin-bleaching, describing it as unhealthy Government officials and …

Ghana: A West African Gem That Every Tourist Must Visit

With a growing population of over 25 million people, Ghana has become West Africa’s tourist hub for vacation takers around the world. With a huge variety of places to explore, friendly …

African prints meet Japanese kimonos in beautiful collection created by Cameroonian designer [Photos]

Kimonos may not be a big fashion inclusion for most Africans but the ingenuity of Serge Mouangue, a Cameroonian designer with a global career in design, art direction and luxury textile …

Police frustrating us – Rastafari Council of Ghana

The Rastafari Council of Ghana is accusing the Ghana Police Service of actions targeted against a peaceful demonstration to oppose the criminalization of marijuana in Ghana. The Council had originally scheduled …

The ‘world’s most beautiful girl’ from Nigeria finds big break in international modelling

Five-year-old Jare Ijalana from Lagos, Nigeria who was extolled recently as “the most beautiful girl in the world” after photos of her hit the internet is on her way to stardom. …