Friday, August 14, 2020
South Africa
WENDY’S WINDOW: “Racial Reconciliation in a Time of Racism”
June 25, 2020
The fabric of racism runs deep across the globe. Just this past week I read an article about a British company that offered an apology for their part in participating in the slave trade going back over 300 years. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: April 2, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
April 2, 2020
South African politician and activist, Winnie Mandela, passed away in Johannesburg, South Africa, 2018. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Feb. 11, 2020- Brought to you by Black365
February 11, 2020
Nelson Mandela was released from prison after serving more than two and a half decades as a political prisoner, 1990. ... read more »
NNPA Urges Better U.S.-Cuba Relations
January 23, 2020
“The majority of the people of the United States want better relations with Cuba, and that is the will that must prevail,” stated Chavis, who counted among the delegation of 30 American scholars who attended the 18th edition of the Series of Academic Conversations on Cuba in the Foreign Policy of the United States of America. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Dec. 18, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
December 18, 2019
Courageous co-founder of South Africa's Black Consciousness Movement, Steven Biko, was born, 1946. ... read more »
Australian Researchers Say Botswana is Ancestral Home of Modern Humans
November 15, 2019
"It has been clear for some time that anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago. What has been long debated is the exact location of this emergence and subsequent dispersal of our earliest ancestors," Hayes told reporters. “We've been able to pinpoint what we believe is our human homeland." ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Oct. 27 2019- Brought to you by Black365
October 27, 2019
Oliver Tambo, tireless fighter against apartheid in Azania (South Africa), and co-founder of the ANC, was born, 1917. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 26, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 26, 2019
On this day in 1936, South African activist Winnie Mandela was born in Eastern Cape, South Africa. ... read more »
Violence Rains Down on Nigerian and Other African Businesses in Johannesburg
September 6, 2019
As state-sponsored violence threatens Latinos in the U.S., xenophobia is again threatening Nigerians and other Africans whose shops in Johannesburg  are being targeted for looting and destruction by unknown groups. ... read more »
When South Africans Declared ‘Liberation’ at Two Whites-Only Beaches
August 24, 2019
South Africa witnessed the beginning of the end of Whites-only beaches thirty years ago this week after an action launched by the Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu. ... read more »
WENDY’S WINDOW: Nelson Mandela Day
July 18, 2019
Wendy's Window ... read more »
South African Candidate for Space Flight Dies in Motorbike Crash
July 11, 2019
Family and friends are mourning the untimely death of Mandla Maseko, South Africa’s candidate to be the first Black African in space. Maseko was killed when a car struck his bike in Pretoria over the weekend. He was 30. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: June 11, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
June 11, 2019
    On this day June 11, 1964, Nelson Mandela and seven others were sentenced to life in prison on the charge of sabotage.   Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Mandela’s Widow, Graca Machel: ‘Child Hunger Must Be Priority in Africa’
June 7, 2019
Economic growth in Africa has been impressive, but a sad reality remains: However prosperous, the results have had little impact on child nutrition. ... read more »
‘TRAVELING WHILE BLACK’ An Immersive VR Experience by Award-Winning Director Roger Ross Williams Now Touring the U.S.
May 17, 2019
He is magnificent in his perpetual movement to disrupt.  Tall, ebony hue with long locks — Roger Ross Williams —the award-winning director, producer and writer first upset the proverbial “apple cart” when he won an Academy Award® for his short film “Music By Prudence” earning a place in the history books as the first African American director to earn that distinction.  ... read more »

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