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Ambassador Touts Benefits of Doing Business in Ethiopia
December 1, 2022
Ambassador Seleshi Awulachew recently stopped in Los Angeles to extol the benefits of doing business in Ethiopia. According to one of the newest diplomats to the U.S., multiple opportunities exist for investors seeking to establish commercial relationships in one of Africa’s most prosperous countries. And the Honorable Dr. Awulachew can assist financiers in making those critical connections. ... read more »
African American Jewelry Designers —It’s In The Soulful Details
October 27, 2022
Mother Africa is known for the quality and beauty of her jewelry that’s crafted by tribes throughout the continent. That includes pendants, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and other types of tribal African jewelry. ... read more »
Zimbabwean Pastors Dabble in Brewing and Mining to Survive
June 1, 2022
In Zimbabwe, city pastors may fare well while rural ministers live on the periphery of poverty. ... read more »
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WHO Africa’s First Woman Leader Helps Continent Fight COVID 
March 31, 2022
People stand when Dr. Matshidiso Moeti enters a room at the World Health Organization's Africa headquarters in the Republic of Congo and they listen intently to what she says.  ... read more »
Uplifting the Legacy of the Hon. Marcus Garvey:  The Global Struggle for His Exoneration 
February 24, 2022
The global struggle to secure the exoneration of the Honorable Marcus Garvey is an urgent and compelling one. ... read more »
Inside a special Black History Month rite at ‘The Lion King’
February 23, 2022
During February, a special ritual takes place backstage at “The Lion King” musical on Broadway. On show days, the four young actors who play the lion cubs Simba and Nala seek out fellow actor Bonita J. ... read more »
Biden Nominates 3 to Fed Board, Including First Black woman
January 25, 2022
President Joe Biden will nominate three people for the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, including former Fed official Sarah Bloom Raskin for the top regulatory slot, and Lisa Cook, who would be the first Black woman to serve as a governor.  ... read more »
Earl Titus, Son-in-Law of Cong. Maxine Waters, Passes Away
January 19, 2022
U.S. Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) announced that her son-in-law, Earl Lynn Titus, the husband of her daughter, Karen Waters Titus, passed away on January 17, after a massive heart attack. ... read more »
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Attorney General Reverses Jim Crow, Pro-Segregation Opinions
January 14, 2022
Outgoing Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Thursday reversed more than 50 legal opinions issued by predecessors during the Jim Crow and Massive Resistance eras that justified segregation, interracial marriage bans and other racist laws. ... read more »
Ibram X. Kendi writing children’s story ‘Goodnight Racism’
January 14, 2022
The next book in Ibram X. Kendi's prolific and award-winning publishing career is a picture story with a hopeful message. ... read more »
Africa CDC in Talks with Pfizer for COVID Treatment Pill
January 14, 2022
The director of Africa's Centers for Disease Control said the organization is talking to Pfizer about bringing its COVID-19 treatment pill to the continent, which has just passed 10 million cases. ... read more »
Black history sites in 5 Southern states to receive grants
January 14, 2022
Sites associated with Black history in five Southern states will each receive grants of $50,000 from the Southern Poverty Law Center, a liberal advocacy group based in Alabama, the organization said Tuesday. ... read more »
January 14: The George Leary,” First Steamboat Organized by Black People, 1895
January 14, 2022
January 14: The George Leary," First Steamboat Organized by Black People, 1895 ... read more »
Kimberlé Crenshaw Discusses ‘Intersectional Feminism’
January 13, 2022
Women's and Gender studies major Sara Hayet ’18 interviews Kimberlé Crenshaw about "Intersectional Feminism." Crenshaw served as the keynote speaker on Sept. 17, 2015, for the 30th anniversary of Women’s and Gender Studies at Lafayette. ... read more / watch video »
WATCH: Solange Knowles Opens Up About How She Turned Her Trauma , Rage and Anger into Her Art
January 13, 2022
Solange Knowles opens up about how she turned her trauma, rage and anger into her art ... read more / watch video »
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