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Bigots are Yelling for Black People to...

“Go back to Africa!”  It is the phrase du jour for racist whites, typically when used as part of a bitter, angry, expletive-laden rant...

8 Fascinating Facts About How and Why...

The Creation of the American Colonization Society In 1816, the American Colonization Society (ACS) was created by Rev. Robert Finley (a former president of the...

If African Americans Are Refugees In America,...

Should African Americans qualify as refugees?  And if so, where would we go?  In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Aha Jorjani—an immigration defense...

Pulitzer Prize Committee Awards Images That Portray...

When I gaze at the arresting images from Ferguson and from the Ebola crisis in Liberia that were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for photography this...

10 Interesting Backstories About How These...

Liberia Liberia got its name from the group of Quakers and slaveholders who wanted to repatriate freed Black people to Africa, a report by PBS explains....

African Writer Takes Jab at U.S. Measles...

Nigerian writer Elnathan John took a jab at the United State’s measles outbreak, tweeting, “Our thoughts are also with the measles-ravaged country America. I...

GOP Pushes for Travel Ban from African...

Members of Congress, particularly in the Republican Party, have spent much of the past week loudly pushing the Obama administration to institute a travel...

Poll: Americans Want to Ban Travel from...

A solid majority of Americans would like to ban people from entering the U.S. who are traveling from the three African nations that have...

Duncan Gets Experimental Drug in Dallas, But...

After health officials said over the weekend that Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man being treated for Ebola at a Dallas hospital, wouldn't be...

African Immigrants Concerned About Backlash Over Ebola...

DALLAS -- Some African immigrants in Dallas are worried that the case of a Liberian man who is sick with the Ebola virus in a...

As Many as 100 People at Risk...

With the news that a man in Dallas has Ebola and is being treated at a Dallas hospital while as many as 100 people in...

New Estimates: Ebola Outbreak Could Reach 21,000...

Since the first signs of Ebola appeared in the Guéckédou Prefecture of Guinea, bordering the nations of Liberia and Sierra Leone, the tally of...

CDC’s Scary Estimate: Ebola Could Grow to...

Just how bad is the Ebola epidemic in West Africa? By Jan. 20, 2015, there could be as many as 1.4 million people infected with...

No Longer Standing on Sidelines, Obama Sends...

After largely standing on the sidelines and watching the Ebola epidemic in West Africa grow to crisis proportions, the Obama administration is now diving...

Ebola ‘Miracle’ Drug Given to Spanish Priest...

The Ebola "miracle" drug that may have saved the lives of two Americans is now being administered to a Catholic priest from Spain. Meanwhile,...

Guinea Closes Borders With Sierra Leone, Liberia...

  Guinea closed its borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia on Saturday in a bid to halt the spread of an Ebola epidemic that has...

West African Nations Ban Flights, Suspend Football...

Fear of the Ebola virus has moved a second major West African regional airline, ASKY, to suspend flights to two large cities— Monrovia, Liberia, and...

Death Toll in West Africa Rises From...

The death toll from the world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak has risen to 603—with 68 deaths in the last week alone—and the West African nations...

West African Nations Come Together to Stop...

As the deadly Ebola virus spreads in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, killing 467 people thus far, health ministers from 11 West African countries held an...

Charles Taylor Requests Transfer to Rwandan Jail,...

Charles Taylor, the Liberian warlord serving 50 years in a British prison, has launched a legal action seeking his removal to an African jail. The...

5 Traditional African Justice Systems More Humane...

Ubuntu is a South African principle that dictates an individual’s responsibility within a corporate sense of identity. The spirit of this principle governs communities...
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