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South Africa Marks 40th Anniversary of Steve...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African leaders on Tuesday marked the 40th anniversary of the death of Steve Biko, the anti-apartheid activist and black consciousness...

Pioneering South African Artist Gerard Sekoto and...

By Chermelle Edwards "Art is a human virtue and I have given my whole self to it—for it promotes understanding amongst races rather than destroy...

65 African Icons Every Black Person Should...

Former South African President Nelson Mandela Former president of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah   President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe Former president of Tanzania Julius Nyerere Pan-African hero Patrice Lumumba Former South...

5 South African Global Icons Whose Impact...

Shaka Zulu Shaka, king of the Zulus, was born in 1787 and came to power around 1818. A strong leader and military innovator, Shaka is noted...

10 Leaders You May Not Have Known...

Marcus Mosiah Garvey Jr. was a Jamaican-born political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur and orator who was a staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism...

9 People Other Than MLK Jr. Who...

Black history has been celebrated in America throughout the month of February since 1976, and 50 years prior in Negro History Week. During this...

South African Freedom Fighter Ramphele Changes Mind...

One of South Africa's most important leaders, 66-year-old Mamphela Ramphele,  did an abrupt about-face and dissolved her much-publicized partnership with South Africa's most prominent opposition...

5 Ways Society Prevents The Development of...

In light of the fatal shooting of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, several famous Black parents have voiced strategies on how to keep Black boys...

24 Black Celebs Who Risked Fame &...

Muhammad Ali Former professional boxer Muhammad Ali is generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport's history. A controversial and even polarizing figure during...