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University of Glasgow Commits to Pay Reparations for Profiting From African Enslavement, Providing A...

Even as those who oppose reparations argue it is unfeasible or too costly, one British university is proving that it is both possible and necessary to make amends for the enslavement and genocide of...

Report on Police Violence Against Black People in Toronto Reveals Canada Has A Big...

  When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a woman heckler that “your racism has no place here,” it turns out he was wrong. The myth of Canada as a model of multiculturalism, in which...

Racism Against Black People Is Still A Big Problem In Europe, Study Finds

  Being Black in the European Union is difficult, and racial discrimination and harassment are a chronic issue, according to a recently released report that paints a “dire picture” of racism. The report from the...

White America Is Waking Up to a Trump Hangover

Donald Trump promised manufacturing and coal jobs to white America in a campaign message laden with racial scapegoating. Yet, two years later, the economic indicators show that Trump made false promises. On the one...

After Inventing ‘Black Identity Extremists’, FBI Now Forced to Take White Domestic Terrorists Seriously...

The Proud Boys, a so-called "Western chauvinist" group founded by VICE Media co-founder Gavin McInnes, is in fact classified by the FBI as an “extremist group with ties to white nationalism,” according to a...

Ethiopia Eases Travel With ‘Visa-On-Arrival’ For African Travelers, Encouraging African Unity

Ethiopia has revamped and streamlined its visa system for visitors from African nations in a move that will spur tourism, trade and investment, and has broad implications for African unity. As of Nov. 1, Ethiopia...

Sierra Leone Cancels $300 Million Chinese Airport Deal, But Will Other African Nations Follow...

In the first example of an African nation canceling an already existing Chinese-funded project, the government of Sierra Leone has canceled a plan to build a $318 million airport outside Freetown through a Chinese...

As Coverage Simmers Around Hate-Fueled Kroger Shooting and Increase Around Mail Bomber, Synagogue Shooting,...

The week of October 22 was a week in which three men committed acts of right-wing, white supremacist terrorism, with two of them committing race-based murder against innocent victims. Two of the individuals murdered...

Who Are the Proud Boys, and Why Are Nonwhite Men Joining White Supremacist Groups?

The notion of Black and Latino men participating in white supremacist hate groups conjures images of Spike Lee’s film “BlacKkKlansman,” a comedic dramatization of the real-life story of Ron Stallworth, a Black detective who...
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China Threatens Sovereignty of Several African Nations As It Takes Over Their Resources to...

It is no secret that China has increased its footprint on the African continent with heightened influence and economic, trade and security arrangements with various nations. On a positive note, this new relationship between...

The Trans-African Highway Network Will Connect the Continent, But What Role Will China Play?

Since the days before African independence, when the European colonizers controlled the continent, there has been a vision of building a vast network of highways connecting the African nations. Now, as the African nations...

Betsy DeVos’ Elimination of Obama Rules Allows For-Profit Colleges To Swindle Poor Black Students

Under the Trump administration, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is on a mission to roll back Obama-era measures designed to ease the debt burden on students attending for-profit schools, and make these institutions...

As Poor White People Seek To Justify Their Anger, the Demonization of Poor Black...

While Black people have long been the victims of discriminatory policies, institutional racism and violence, they have every reason to be the least optimistic people in America. However, they are not, according to a...

US Airman Michael Giles’ 25 Year Sentence Is Proof That Stand Your Ground Does...

Another white man has invoked the "stand your ground" or "shoot first" law, this time in Clearwater, Florida, to justify the fatal shooting of a Black man and claim self-defense. The killing is yet another...
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As Trump Pursues ‘America First’ Trade Protectionism, Nigerian Businessman Aliko Dangote Proposes ‘Africa First’

As Donald Trump pursues protectionism for the United States as part of his “America First” policy — amid the disagreement and opposition of economics experts and political leaders even in his own party —...

Mentally Ill Black People Are Disproportionately Represented in Police Shootings and Something Must Be...

  Two demographic groups in America that face a disproportionate risk of death at the hands of police are Black people and those who are living with mental illness. Black people who live with mental...

France Agrees To Return Stolen African Artifacts to Benin, But Will Other European Colonizers...

The film "Black Panther" broached the subject of the theft of African cultural artifacts by European museums, In the film, the character Erik “Killmonger” Stevens took a “war hammer” from a British Museum and...

As Crime Falls Nationwide, White, Conservative Rural Areas Fuel A New Prison Boom

While much attention is focused on urban crime in America, overall crime in the U.S. has fallen as rates in rural areas have soared in recent years. This reality raises questions as to why...

Black Women Are Suffering In Silence From Arab Abuse

    There is a problem in the Arab world with the abuse of Black women. Arab racism against people of African descent goes back to the days of slavery and continues to the present, with...

What the Media Won’t Tell You About Why Haitian People Are Protesting 

On Monday, workers in Haiti shut down the capital of Port-au-Prince as protests were held across the country against austerity measures in the Caribbean nation. The protests began Friday, as Haitians watched the World...

With Mounting Pressure to Disinvite Obama to the Mandela Lecture, Is the Ex-President’s Honeymoon...

Former President Barack Obama is scheduled to speak at an event in South Africa in honor of the late Nelson Mandela in July. There has been mounting pressure for the Nelson Mandela Foundation to...

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