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Du Bois On Race

Robert J. Benz | Posted 06.06.2016 | Science
Robert J. Benz People, BSK Edward J. Blum is an award-winning author of several books on race, religion, politics, and culture in United States...

This Photo Project Is Redefining What It Means To Be African And LGBTQ

Jaimee A. Swift | Posted 04.27.2016 | Black Voices
Jaimee A. Swift

A documentary photography series is de-limiting the pervasiveness of anti-LGBTQ African sentiments by giving a platform for gay African immigrants in the African Diaspora to fully express themselves.

Robert Sobukwe's pan-Africanist Dream: An Illusive Idea that Refuses to Die

The Conversation Africa | Posted 02.16.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Mashupye Herbert Maserumule, Tshwane University of Technology Foundation essay: Our foundation essays are longer than usual and take a wider look at ...

Bridging the Gap: African Millennials Give Their Take on Why #BlackLivesMatter

Jaimee A. Swift | Posted 02.04.2016 | Black Voices
Jaimee A. Swift

In the context of #BlackLivesMatter, the movement seeks to not only address systematic racial issues within the United States, but also the global implications of racism, as well as foster Pan-African unity and solidarity.

An international film festival hits Ghana - BSIFF

Juliet Asante | Posted 02.01.2016 | World
Juliet Asante

Let us just focus on the four key things that a healthy film industry brings to a country... Film is a cultural diplomacy tool. Look around you and ...

The 8th Pan African Congress Faces New Age of Struggles and Triumphs

Jessica Ann Mitchell | Posted 10.30.2015 | Black Voices
Jessica Ann Mitchell

The Pan African Congress has solidified Black solidarity worldwide fighting for racial equality, human rights, access to a quality education and economic upward mobility. Within these struggles globalized support has emerged providing additional resources and backing.

POTUS Barack Obama Set to Visit Kenya - His Father's Homeland

Washington Osiro | Posted 07.01.2016 | World
Washington Osiro

Another incontrovertible fact is that American President Barack Obama has Luo blood flowing in his veins. This fact is as much a thorn on the sides of those who hold onto tribal allegiance as it is a source of pride for those who've felt shut out of the spoils of Kenya's independence i.e. "matunda ya uhuru."

The Ugly Face of Ebola Tells Us Africa Is NOT Rising

Fatou Wurie | Posted 10.26.2014 | Impact
Fatou Wurie

The message is clear, Africa is not rising, as the popularized term often indicates a consolidated unified upward movement from the continent, rather each African nation is grabbing life jackets to remain above water.

Stokely: A Life

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.05.2014 | Black Voices
Arlene M. Roberts

The material is structured, well edited and devoid of academic jargon. Yet, it took me almost four days to read the book.

WWMD? (What Would Marcus Do?)

Mona R. Washington | Posted 10.14.2013 | Black Voices
Mona R. Washington

Brother, I'll let that insult slide because I know you're feeding into some repressed anger right now. You need to get with that sankofa, reflect on our history. Know where you came from.

Why South Africa Is Not Fit to Lead Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 09.25.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

President Zuma's domestic record have left him open to criticism. Countries such as Angola and Nigeria are finding it hard to refer to South Africa as a regional leader when its own house is in such a state of disrepair.

Celebrating Africa Day -- Every Year

Clarah Rudo Manuhwa | Posted 07.28.2013 | Black Voices
Clarah Rudo Manuhwa

Here are 25 good reasons to celebrate Africa Day on the 25th of May next year!

Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month 2012: Six Principles of Giving for New Times

Jackie Copeland-Carson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Black Voices
Jackie Copeland-Carson

The contemporary black philanthropy movement must be inclusive of our young people as beneficiaries and as leaders of giving. Our mainstream organizations should all make explicit efforts to address youth issues.

Honoring W.E.B. Du Bois 2012

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.24.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

The Board of Trustees at the University of Pennsylvania appointed Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois Honorary Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies on February 17th 2012. This short video captures the day's activities.

Referendum for Sudan, Requiem for Africa

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alemayehu G. Mariam

It is the best of times in the Sudan. It is the worst of times in the Sudan. It is the happiest day in the Sudan. It is the saddest day in the Sudan. It is referendum for the Sudan. It is requiem for Africa.