Africa

A federal jury last week awarded seven workers nearly $15 million in a racial discrimination suit after their bosses reportedly segregated them and called them…

We are so used to doing Holidays the way we do them, that we often don’t think about the way they are celebrated in other parts…

Paranoia about Ebola making its way Stateside has caused many in the media to operate from the space of stupid. It’s not shocking, but no less frustrating.…

Civil rights icon, Ambassador Andrew Young joined Roland Martin Wednesday on “NewsOne Now” to share his wealth of knowledge on U.S.-Africa relations and his views…

R&B artist and activist Akon joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share his plans on lighting up Africa. His “Akon Lighting Africa Project” aims to…

How can we advance  the issues of economics and fair trade between the United States and the African nations represented at this years leadership summit? Susan…

President Barack Obama has gathered nearly 50 African heads of state in Washington for the 2014 US Africa Summit. Did you know that 6 out…

African Students Association, a group of U.S.-based African students (pic, at Ithaca College are confronting archaic Western views about the continent through a photo campaign,…

Admired poet and author Maya Angelou celebrates 85 candles today, and her influence continues to impact others around the nation. She has produced six autobiographies,five books of essays, and several plays and volumes of poetry. Angelou has written about her past dealing with sexual abuse as a prostitute, as well as being a Civil Rights […]

As the world watched and waited for the results of the 2012 Presidential election a Kenya Mom gave birth to twin boys near the township of President Obama’s father. President Barack Obama ancestral roots in Kenya and a name meaning Blessed has given credence to a fast growing trend in Africa as mothers who give birth to […]