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Minneapolis authorities remove George Floyd Memorial

Minneapolis Erupts Again After Another African American is Killed by a Federal Task Force

In Hawaii, a South African immigrant is also slain by local police in Honolulu. Demonstrations have taken place in Minneapolis since June 3 when news...
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African American shares Chinese Wushu culture in Botswana

Edward Scott, a 55-year-old African American, has spent four years sharing the original Chinese Wushu culture in Botswana. Born and bred in Houston, the most...
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in a speech Thursday night that capped off the four-day virtual...
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Thousands march to U.S. missions in South Africa over police brutality

Demonstrators gathered outside U.S. missions in several South African cities on Monday to voice their concern about police brutality and racism in the...
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“Black Lives Matter” protests spread to European cities

More "Black Lives Matter" protests against racism and police brutality took place on Sunday in European cities such as Brussels, Copenhagen, London, Budapest, Madrid...
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UK protesters pull down statue of 17th-century slave trader in Bristol

A statue of a 17th-century slave trader in the southern British city of Bristol was pulled down by "Black Lives Matter" protesters on...

Nelson Mandela Foundation calls for end to “structural violence” against black people in U.S.

Nelson Mandela Foundation on Thursday condemned police brutality against the black people in the United States, where the death of African American George Floyd...
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Trudeau under fire for silence on Trump’s response to protests in U.S.

Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) Leader Jagmeet Singh has accused Prime Minister Trudeau of hypocrisy for failing to condemn irresponsible remarks by U.S. President...
George Floyd

All four ex-officers involved in Floyd’s death charged, victim’s family want “whole justice”

U.S. prosecutors on Wednesday upgraded the charge against a former Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee on George Floyd's neck, and also charged...

Nigerian newspaper decries African American glass ceiling

Blacks in the United States are unable to reach their full potential because of a glass ceiling created by whites, according to an article...
George Floyd

African Forum petitions USA Embassy over Floyd’s killers

The Diaspora African Forum (DAF), has presented a petition to the American Embassy in Accra to register it’s disapproval of the killing of unarmed...
Minneapolis Rebellion After George Floyd Police Killing

Minnesota National Guard and State Police Deployed in Twin Cities Rebellion

Third Precinct station razed while unrest spreads to St. Paul and other municipalities around the United States A cell phone videotaped deadly encounter between African...
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Ghana targets US$3.0 billion in African diaspora bonds

The government of Ghana announced plans here on Friday to raise some three billion US dollars from people of African descent living across the...
Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta

Ghana to establish Diasporan Savings and Investment Account-Minister

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Minister of Finance, has announced plans to establish a Diasporan Savings and Investment Account to attract people of African-American descent...

The Artists Exchange: Hollywood Experts Visiting Ghana For “The Year Of Return” Celebrations

As we are drawing to the climax of “The Year of Return”, you can literally feel the ecstasy and festivity in the air; massive...

Peep That Accent! Watch Joseph Benjamin Starr as an African American In Movie, Alexandra

He plays the role of a Saviour to Alexandra (Freda Steffl) who suffered brutality for months in the hands of her husband who she...
Birmingham 16th Street Baptist Church bombing victims in September 1963

Racial Matters: After Mississippi and Alabama Debacles Trump Sinks Deeper Into Political Abyss

Doug Jones victory over Roy Moore in Senate exposes the bankruptcy of alt-right ideology Two recent major decisions by United States President Donald Trump and...
Rev. Edward Pinkney addresses the Moratorium NOW! Coalition alternative people's summit to the World Conference of Mayors, October 23, 2017

Viewpoint: Detroit’s Invisible Majority and the Crises of Municipal Governance

Claims of revitalization exclude the social aspirations of African Americans and the working masses During the week of October 23-27, the World Conference of Mayors...
AFRICOM in the Sahel

Viewpoint: United States Imperialist Aims Exposed in Niger

Killing of four soldiers illustrates rising militarism across the continent There has been no substantive discussion within the United States corporate and government controlled media...
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James Baldwin’s Text and Its Significance in the History of US Now

African American History Month Series No. 5 Tuesday February 21, 2017 Review: I Am Not Your Negro Filmmaker: Raoul Peck Narration: Samuel L. Jackson In the aftermath of World...
Malcolm X in Ghana with Maya Angelou, Julius Mayfield, Alice Windom, Vicki Garvin

The worlds view of Malcolm X his life & legacy

African American History Month Series No. 3 Note: This is the text of a lecture delivered at Henry Ford College in Dearborn, Michigan in honor...
Milwaukee Rebellion newspaper coverage in July 1967

Political laws of alteration in Milwaukee of yesterday and today

A rebellion erupted on August 13 on the north side of Milwaukee in the aftermath of the police killing of 23-year-old Syville Smith. The...

African American Revolt is Necessary

Agaaaain the news from Baltimore was not encouraging. How do folks insist on so-called law and order plus peace when the system is complicit...
Western Illinois University

Western Illinois University scraps of some degree programs

Programs dealing with these important areas of academic research would continue on a downgraded level. The decision to cut these programs was made by the...

Museum of History, Culture to Open in Washington

A center designed for the preservation and exhibition of the contributions of people of African descent in the United States is scheduled to open...
a Abayomi Azikiwe at CUMC 2007

African American Political Power and the 2016 Elections

With the last two months of primaries and caucuses in approximately twenty states, the role of African Americans is pivotal. Both candidates for the...

106-year-old woman excited as she dances with Obama

She squealed with delight. She waved her cane in the air. And she danced -- busting moves that have made her the newest Internet...

Teen’s shooting to be thoroughly probed

The FBI will investigate the killing of an unarmed 18-year-old African American by police in a suburb outside St Louis, Missouri, Attorney General Eric...
Businessman Don Felder stands with Mary Sassa, a graduate and board member of the school he helped finance for girls in Obodan, Ghana. Gwendolyn Glenn WYPR

Don Felder Changes Lives In Ghana

Don Felder, a wealthy African American businessman, has paid to build and equip schools in rural areas of Ghana.   He?s given some students scholarships to...

Cop Stands Trial Over the Death of 7-Year-Old

After three years, the white Detroit police officer who shot an African American 7-year-old girl is standing trial in Wayne County Circuit Court. Joseph...