#BringBackOurGirls
Social & Political
AfrobeatRadio Dialogues @ Left Forum 2014

Community Networking  towards Social Transformation in the 21st Century. Sun June 1, 2014 @ John Jay College.

State responsibility: Chibok, Citizens and the Exercise State Power

The [Nigerian] military however needs to justify citizen’s support by turning their weapons on the terrorists and not on unarmed civilians.

NYC City Hall Rally to #BringBackOurGirls

 "This is not only a women’s rights issue, but a matter that concerns everyone because the kidnapping is a crime against humanity" - Laurie Cumbo
 

Venezuela’s Afro Descendent Front Proposes Program of Action to Confront Racism and Fascism

“there had not been, nor are there any, nor will there be any guarimbas (rightist street barricades) in AfroVenezuelan communities.”

Margaret Kimberley: How Not to “Bring Back our Girls”

“The last thing Nigeria needs is a foreign military presence to prop up its corrupt government.”

Wole Soyinka: 'Nigeria needs new leaders to tackle Boko Haram'

Nigerian Nobel laureate says sectarian violence has gone unpunished for too long, writes Magnus Taylor

How Climate Change Helps Fuel Nigeria’s Instability

“Instability in Nigeria … has been growing steadily over the last decade — and one reason is climate change,” 

 BODMAS Statement: Bring back our girls

 Bring an end to the abduction of women and girls. Facebook: Bring Back Our Girls NYC  Twitter: @BBOG_NYC 

Western intervention will turn Nigeria into an African Afghanistan

Counterfire: The plight of kidnapped girls is set against the corruption and inequality that the west's economic war has helped to create argues Lindsey German

Arts & Entertainment
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.

AfrobeatRadio's Best African Music Release of 2013

Best African Music of 2013 with Akena Hammagaadji - at # 1 TAL NATIONAL by Tal National on Fat Cat. Song: Kountché. 

Rico Speight & Ezra Mabengaza

On Aimé Césaire's "A Season In The Congo" and Patrice Émery Lumumba. 

No Small Money Brass Band Live

No Small Money Brass Band performed two awesome sets to close the night at BUKA in Brooklyn. 

Academic & Professional
Contextual and Comparative  Analysis of Constitutionalism and  Political Culture on Elections: Kenya  and Zimbabwe 

The influence of a Constitution in an electoral system may seem obvious, but sometimes it is not.

Militarized Humanitarianism in Africa

Foreign Policy In Focus: Africa is the U.S. military's next frontier, and it's using humanitarian missions to get there.

The Truth about Boko Haram, CIA, USA, Shekau & the 200 Girls

Nigerian politicians to the top executive level have been directly implicated in support for Boko Haram terror.

Explaining the Emergence of Boko Haram

The crisis in Nigeria’s nation building mixes with the crisis of underdevelopment to create an existentialist crisis for many Nigerians

CIA Covert Ops in Nigeria:  Fertile Ground for US Sponsored Balkanization

“For Africa, Brzezinski recommends the so-called ‘micro-nationalities’ ... each one so small that it could not hope to resist even a medium-sized oil multinational”

On the 2014 UN Climate Change Report

warming oceans, rising sea-levels, shortages of freshwater, rising global temperatures

Changing Face of Medical Care in Africa

Africa Health tackles the manner in which medical care is delivered in Africa.

The Century of the African Woman – Women Werk

NYC Events Celebrates International Woman’s Day 2014.

Higher education opportunities for Africans worldwide

Opportunities for African students to study abroad are increasing.