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Social & Political
Human Rights & Politics: Friends or Foes!

Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe discusses Nigeria's and US priorities as pres Obama hosts pres Buhari on his first official visit to the US.

Why Newark Bay, Justice and the People's Health Hinge on the Exxon Deal

NJ Gov Chris Christie plans a give-away to Exxon - $250 million for $9 billion settlement or about 3 cents on the dollar. 

Democracy, Development and Implications for Nigeria’s future post 2015 presidential elections

What is the fate of Nigeria moving forward? 

Race, Place and Land In South Africa & Updates on Boko Haram and Nigeria’s elections.

Dissecting new land policies in post-apartheid South Africa and dismantling the postponement of Nigeria's 2015 Elections.

Know Thyself

Understanding the United Nations’ declaration of the International Decade for People of African Descent.

Nigeria Elections 2015: "Between a Rock and a Hard Place"

Has Nigeria's chickens come home to roost?

Ebola, We Hardly Knew You: 3 Lessons from the Hysteria

But just like those stories about missing or downed Malaysian jets, the American media has moved on. By ROBERT HENNELLY

PODCAST: Millions March NYC / Garifuna Culture in the Diaspora

Special Coverage of NYC's "Million Match" of Dec 13 and on Garifuna Culture in the Diaspora.

Big banks broke America: How to achieve the ultimate revenge against them now

Since looting all of us for a generous bailout, you'd have thought they'd all lie low. Here's what they did instead. By ROBERT HENNELLY

Paul Sankara on the Oct '14 Revolution in Burkina Faso

Paul Sankara, brother of the late Thomas Sankara: Blaise Compaore must return to Bukina Faso to face Justice.

Arts & Entertainment
MIST Harlem, Black Out for Human Rights & Creatively Speaking present "Concerning Violence"

Concerning Violence (2014) is a feature documentary compiling recently discovered archive footage of colonial Africa. 

AFROBEATRADIO'S COUNTDOWN OF THE BEST AFRICAN MUSIC OF 2014

PODCAST: Radio host and producer Akenataa Hammagaadji's selection of the best Africa music releases in 2014. 

Rafiya debuts on her new single "Hustle" on AfrobeatRadio

Music to make you smile, dance and think.

Cannes of Hope

Participants of the Cannes International Film Festival are reminded again that the Cannes' city motto  is Qui li ven li vieù,  what means “Those who come never leave” in Provencal.

Kauberdi, a short animation film

A film by Sandie da Graça, uses animation to illustrate some cultural and popular traits of Cape Verde

Osekre Unleashes Afro PunkRock on NYC

Osekre & The Lucky Bastards

African Events for Folks who love Africa and its Cultures

NYC Events: The sounds and tastes of Africa are only a subway away. 

Is Black History Month Still relevant?

Helping to change negative stereotypes and perceptions.
See also: "Angelique Kidjo"

Africa's Gems: Top three travel cities of Africa

Hot new travel destinations in Africa

Ezra Mabengeza

For Actor from South Africa the Goal is to Motivate Audiences to Act.

Academic & Professional
AfrobeatRadio Presents 4 Panels at the Left Forum 2015

No Justice, No Peace: Confronting the Crises of Capitalism and Democracy, May 29th-31st.

PODCAST: Can Black Wikipedia Take off Like Black Twitter

The dangers of single perspectives: the underrepresentation of Afro-descent content contributors and editors on Wikipedia.

PODCAST: Modern day Slavery: Understanding Sex and Human Trafficking in 2015

Exploring a heinous and highly organized crime affecting over 35 million persons per year with Esohe Aghatise.

Podcast: Women and Entrepreneurship; Lessons, tips and ideas for success in diverging markets

 Commemorating International Women's Month with Brooklyn's Sharon Beason. 

Booker T. Washington And Africa, The Making of A Pan Africanist

A new book  on that changes our understanding of Booker T. Washington and his relationship with Africa. 

Africa Is Rising!

The digital revolution has transformed much of the global economy. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) play a key role in this revolution. However, not everyone has equal access to these technologies.

Pres Hissène Habré, Our Man in Africa

"Habré’s forces celebrated their victory by roping enemy fighters behind the Toyotas, several to a bumper, and dragging them through the desert" By MICHAEL BRONNER.

Sony and the Sociology of Racism

"neither Amy Pascal nor Sony is the problem, and holding meetings about diversity and police body-cams is not the solution." By EZRAH AHARONE.

Honoring Nelson Mandela’s Life, Vision and Legacy

Mzwanele Mayekiso (iKwezi Institute) and Ronald Shiffman (Pratt Institute) on Nelson Mandela 's Vison & Legacy one year after.

Modern Day Slavery and Human Trafficking in New York

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: “Only if there was someone out there who cared!” – Kenya, a survivor of sex trafficking in New York.