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Inaugural Grand African Run Announced in Washington
May 10, 2019
“The more I thought about this idea of the Grand African race I began to see how we can bring the African diaspora and friends of Africa together, to promote our togetherness, to promote that which binds us and to promote all the wonderful accomplishments and the amazing things that are getting ready to come to Africa,” said Her Excellency, Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the Ambassador of the African Union Mission. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 10, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 10, 2019
  On this day May 10, 1994 Madiba (Nelson) Mandela was sworn in as president of Azania (S. Africa). This fact was brought to you by the Black 365 Calendar. ... read more »
Dorothy Butler Gilliam – Washington Post’s First Black Woman Reporter  
March 28, 2019
Pioneering Journalists Shares Her Story in New Memoir   ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: What is the Cost of Higher Education? 
March 28, 2019
Growing up, my grandmother taught me to be mindful of four things: to love God, take care of your family, give back to your community and to get an education. ... read more »
1992 UPRISING: MUCH MORE STILL NEEDS TO BE DONE
March 14, 2019
Mainstream media, in particular, tended to soft-pedal the long range outcomes of the 1992 uprising, i.e., “riots.”  Citing groups like the Community Coalition and Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance, it emphasized some things had been accomplished. Few would disagree. However, the coverage represented a familiar glossing over of the lack of progress for fundamental change in South Central Los Angeles (SCLA). In 1992, even descriptions of participants themselves were often misleading- Blacks and Koreans were frequently referred to as the primary participants, actually, Latinos too were heavily involved and far more Latinos were arrested than Blacks.   ... read more »
Publisher’s Photo of the Day: Madiba the Great
February 5, 2019
Nelson Mandela shakes hands with Danny Bakewell Sr. ... read more »
Mobilization 4 Mumia: One-on-One with Michael Africa, Jr.
January 31, 2019
Activists and supporters fighting for the release of 64-year-old journalist/activist Mumia Abu Jamalsay they weren’t shocked but heavily condemned Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner for appealing the ground-breaking decision by Pennsylvania Common Pleas Court Judge Leon Tucker granting him a new appeal hearing.  ... read more »
The Transatlantic Slave Trade: 500 Years Later the Diaspora Still Suffers
January 10, 2019
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) has launched a global news feature series on the history, contemporary realities and implications of the transatlantic slave trade. This is Part 9 in the series. (Read the entire series: Slavery Part 1, Slavery Part 2, Slavery Part 3, Slavery Part 4, Slavery Part 5, Slavery Part 6, Slavery Part 7, Part 8) ... read more »
Wendy’s Window: The Life and Legacy of Nelson Mandela Calls Us All to Act as Global Citizens
December 13, 2018
As I sit to write this article, I am overlooking where the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Cortez intersect in Los Cabos, Mexico.  My heart is full because I've had the opportunity to travel around the world and I enjoy being a Global Citizen.  I embrace this term not just because of my ability to travel, but also because I truly have a heart and compassion for the people of the world. ... read more »
WATCH: Beyonce and Jay Z Arrive in South Africa with Family to Celebrate Mandela at Global Citizen Festival
November 30, 2018
The Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 is set to air  on MSNBC  Sunday, December 2, from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m EDT. The star studded event will be headlined by the dynamic duo “The Carters”. ... read more »
UN honors Nelson Mandela as peace summit begins
September 27, 2018
Nelson Mandela’s South African journey from anti-apartheid leader to prisoner to president to global statesman – the “Long Walk to Freedom” of his autobiography title – is one of the 20th century’s great stories of struggle, ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Shuts the Door on Discriminatory Political Climate
September 14, 2018
“From the tone of the presidential campaign, to where the Klu Klux Klan makes their appearances regularly, to the deportation of hundreds of immigrants, to the ban on Muslims, to the children being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border—that is where the CBC steps in.” ... read more »
Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts 
Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s 100th Birthday with the
 Grammy Award-winning Joyous South African Musical Ensemble
September 11, 2018
The Soweto Gospel Choir is a Grammy Award-winning group that has collaborated with some of the biggest names in music — including U2, John Legend, Peter Gabriel, and Diana Ross — and scored an Academy Award nomination for its work on the soundtrack to Pixar’s WALL-E. The 43-member choir, drawn from churches in and around Soweto, inspires audiences, sharing the joy of faith. ... read more »
Tracing Nelson Mandela’s footsteps 100 years after his birth
July 12, 2018
July 18 marks 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, who died in 2013. ... read more »
Chicago Reader Now Black-Owned Thanks to Dorothy Leavell
June 21, 2018
The paper had most recently been owned by the Chicago Sun-Times, which reportedly will maintain a 15 percent stake in the Reader after the sale closes later this month. ... read more »
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