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Migrant Promoters and Musicians Spread Message of “One Africa” instead of Walls

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The crowd in the park gave out roars of approval as the next act was announced: Mothusi Bashimane Ndlovu, one...

Update: Two Suspects Arrested In Murders Of Lesbian Couple, Kids

New York, NY - Police have apprehended two suspects in the horrifying Christmas murders of a lesbian couple and their children, and both have...

Let Them Have Cake? SCOTUS Gets Case Tuesday

The Supreme Court will begin hearing, today, whether a baker in Colorado is within his rights to refuse making a wedding cake for a...

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King’s dream of “the beloved community” extends to your community, too

This year is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. It’s a painful and necessary anniversary to remember...

African Immigrants are the Most Educated Demographic in the United States

A Merit Based Immigration Policy Should Therefore Favor Africans New York, NY - I am a credentialed White House Correspondent, and as far as I’m aware,...

The State of Fair Housing

Washington D.C. - As we prepare to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. it is important to note that this year...

For Black Women, Being Called the Democrats’ ‘Backbone’ Is No Compliment

Black women voters in the recent Alabama U.S. Senate race are being thanked for “saving” the state from Republican candidate Roy Moore, a homophobe,...

Business News

Uncertainty Surrounds NAFTA and Its Consequences for Mexico

MEXICO CITY  - The first few months of 2018 will be key to defining the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA),...

New Report Reveals Racial Discrimination by Auto Dealerships

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) published a new report, titled “Discrimination When Buying a Car: How The Color of Your Skin...

Dozens of Companies Are Using Facebook to Exclude Older Workers From Job Ads

Among the companies we found doing it: Amazon, Verizon, UPS and Facebook itself. “It’s blatantly unlawful,” said one employment law expert. By Julia Angwin, ProPublica and...

Arts - Entertainment - Sports

New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Classical Composer

Little Rock - A recently discovered violin concerto by Florence Price, an African-American composer and Arkansas native, is available on CD for the first...

Hollywood’s Hiring Freeze: Female, Black And Asian Directors Rarely Worked In 2017 Films

LOS ANGELES -  A new report on films from 2007 to 2017 reveals diversity in the director's chair is virtually nonexistent, and gender in...

PBS: Premiere of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart 

THIRTEEN’s American Masters Launches Season 32 With the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart January 19 on PBS Featuring Tony Award-winning actress Anika Noni Rose as...

Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team – Team up with Visa

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Visa (NYSE: V) announced the addition of three athletes who make up the Nigerian Women's Bobsled Team to Team Visa, currently...

Prospect New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, LA—The fourth iteration of Prospect New Orleans’ international contemporary art triennial, Prospect.4: The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, opens to the public on Saturday, November 18, 2017 and runs through February 25, 2018 aligning with the City of New Orleans’s Tricentennial celebration.

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USC, Black AIDS Institute and Full Frequency Media address HIV/AIDS rates in Black...

LOS ANGELES - In commemoration of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (February 7, 2018), the University of Southern California – Black Alumni Association and...

Researchers Trained Neural Networks to Be Fashion Designers (Sort Of)

San Diego - Researchers from the University of California San Diego and Adobe Research have demonstrated how artificial intelligence and neural networks could one...

Spelman College Students Receive Scholarships for Their Contributions to the LGBTQ Community

ATLANTA, GA - Two Spelman College students are the first recipients of the Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., Scholarship. Sophomores Chablise Davis and Cylantra Dees...

Bronx LGBTQ Center Becomes Reality

The Bronx, NY – Destination Tomorrow, the Bronx’s leading trans-organization, in partnership with LGBTQ funders and the Bronx LGBTQ Caucus have announced plans to...

Florida’s Broward County Passes Ordinance to Protect LGBTQ Youth From Conversion Therapy

Fort Lauderdale, FL - By unanimous vote, Florida’s Broward County voted to enact an ordinance to protect LGBTQ youth and prohibit the use of...

How a Venezuelan Living with HIV Could Change the Way Mexico Deals with Refugees

MEXICO CITY - As Daniel*, a 26-year-old architect, stood before a visibly exhausted doctor in the main public hospital of the once-idyllic beach resort...

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