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First African to Be Diagnosed With Coronavirus is Also the First to Recover: ‘I...

A Cameroonian student is on the way to a full recovery from the coronavirus as the rest of the world is grappling with...
Black Churches

Louisiana Man Changes Plea to Guilty After Torching Three Baptist Churches, Claims Black People...

The son of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy faces serious jail time after pleading guilty to a series of fires at historically Black...

‘Do Not Take the Black Vote for Granted’: Van Jones Says Trump Could Win...

Van Jones has a warning for the Democratic party ahead of the elections. The veteran CNN commentator talked about...

South African Billionaire Apologizes After Backlash for Telling Trump ‘Africa Loves You’

A South African billionaire apologized for telling President Donald Trump Africa loves him during a summit in Davos, Switzerland, last week.
Trump Travel Ban

Trump Administration Reportedly to Expand Travel Ban to Several African Countries, Including Nigeria

President Donald Trump's administration is expected to add seven more nations, most of them African, to the U.S. travel ban list, according...
Jonathan Holloway

Rutgers University Gets Unexpected Response After Naming Its First African-American President

In a historic move, Rutgers University has named its first Black president. The New Jersey college announced the appointment...
Howard University

Howard University Awarded Assorted Collection of African-American Art Valued at $2.5M

Howard University has been gifted an extensive collection of African-American art and sculptures valued at $2.5 million. The historically...

‘Upping the Levels’: Akon Finalizes Agreement to Build His Own City in the West...

“The real-life Wakanda." Those are the words that Akon used a couple of years ago to describe a...
Rastafarians Protest Police Brutality

South Africa’s Rastafarians Demand Justice After Local Businessman Dies In Police Custody

Rastafarians in South Africa's Wellington township are demanding police accountability following the in-custody death of a local businessman and father.
Treka Engleman

‘Are You Babysitting?’: African-American Woman Explains Why She’s ‘Unbothered’ By Stares After Adopting Three...

An estimated 428,000 children will spend time in the U.S. foster care system and each year, and only 135,000 will find their...

‘Truly Awesome’: Ludacris Becomes an Official Citizen of African Nation of Gabon

Six years after Ludacris married his wife Eudoxie Mbouguiengue, who's from Gabon — located on the west coast of Central Africa —...

‘It Makes Me Crazy’: White Director Says Depiction of Africa in ‘Black Panther’ Is...

The director Terry Gilliam hates the film "Black Panther" and how it makes Black kids feel. And that's despite the...
African Migrants

Number of African Migrants Trying to Reach U.S. Through Mexico Rises Drastically, Data Shows

The number of African migrants hoping to make their way to the United States through Mexico peaked at 5,800 over the past year, more...
Zozibini Tunzi

South Africa’s Zozibini Tunzi Wins 2019 Miss Universe, Joins Group of Top Black Beauty...

Congratulations are in order for Zozibini Tunzi, the South African beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2019 at the annual pageant Sunday night. Before a cheering...

‘We’re Doing It In Stages:’ Akon Talks Building His Own City in the West...

Akon talked about building his own city in the West African country of Senegal some time ago, which at that time was...
Ghana Citizenship

Year of Return: Ghana Grants Citizenship to More Than 100 African-Americans, Afro-Caribbeans in Special...

It was an occasion worth celebrating as over 100 Africans-Americans and Afro-Caribbeans made it official by becoming Ghana's newest citizens in a special ceremony...

Amilcar Cabral, the African Engineer and Revolutionary Who Brought Portuguese Colonizers To Their Knees

A new book on Amilcar Cabral by professor Peter Karibe Mendy of Rhode Island College sheds new light on this important...

Russians Add Digital Warfare to Their ‘Back-to-Africa’ Efforts

Russian President Vladimir Putin convened the first Russia-Africa Summit, signaling his intent to once again make Russia a major player on...
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

‘Wasn’t Really That Deep’: UNLV’s Black Students Furious Over University’s Passive Response to School...

Members of the Black Student Organization at the University of Nevada Las Vegas are outraged over the university's response to a shooting threat found...
wendy williams

‘This Ignorance is Unacceptable’: Wendy Williams Slammed After Suggesting Meghan Markle Live In ‘a...

While Meghan Markle has garnered sympathy from many viewers over her emotional new interview, Wendy Williams is not among them.
Slave graves found at Red Banks Cemetery

Mississippi Cemetery Crews Find 119 Unmarked Graves of Enslaved Africans During Maintenance Work

Crews working at the Red Banks Cemetery in Marshall County, Mississippi, came across a shocking discovery last week while trying to get drainage and...

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