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Google, Nigeria, Africa, Wi-Fi

Google Expands Free Wi-Fi Program to Nigeria

by Teddy Grant   Jul 27, 2018

Google announced that Nigeria would be the first country in Africa to get its free public Wi-Fi service, CNN reports. The company made the... Read More

Kenyan Woman Saves 15,000 Young Girls From Female Genital Mutilation

Kenyan Woman Saves 15,000 Young Girls From Female Genital Mutilation

by Jessica Bennett   Jul 26, 2018

Nice Nailantei Leng’ete was recently named one of Time’s Most Influential People, and for good reason. The 27-year-old Kenyan has made it her life’s... Read More

Ethiopia, Eritrea, Leaders

Ethiopia and Eritrea Sign Peace Agreement to Officially End War

by Teddy Grant   Jul 09, 2018

The African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea signed a treaty to end the war between them on Monday, CNN reports. Eritrea’s Information Minister Yemane... Read More

Black Panther

‘Black Panther’ is Highest Grossing Film of All Time in East, West and Southern Africa

by Teddy Grant   Mar 21, 2018

Another day, another record that Black Panther has broken. On Tuesday, Marvel Studios announced that the Ryan Coogler film has broken box-office records in... Read More

How ‘Black Panther’ Dissects Tension Between Africans & African-Americans (Spoiler-Free Review)

How ‘Black Panther’ Dissects Tension Between Africans & African-Americans (Spoiler-Free Review)

by Jessica Bennett   Feb 17, 2018

Marvel’s Black Panther is receiving rave reviews left and right, as it should be. It is undeniably the most layered superhero film to come... Read More

Trump Now Claims to ‘Deeply Respect’ African Countries After ‘S**thole’ Comments

Trump Now Claims to ‘Deeply Respect’ African Countries After ‘S**thole’ Comments

by Jessica Bennett   Jan 29, 2018

President Donald Trump is still facing backlash after reportedly referring to Haiti, El Salvador and several African nations as “s**thole countries.” In a recent... Read More

Issac Newton Farris, Jr.

MLK’s Nephew: Trump Isn’t ‘Racist in the Traditional Sense’

by Zahara Hill   Jan 12, 2018

Just one day after referring to Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as “s**thole countries” President Donald Trump hosted an event on Friday in... Read More

All Hail Don Lemon’s Unapologetic ‘CNN Tonight’ Remarks [VIDEO]

All Hail Don Lemon’s Unapologetic ‘CNN Tonight’ Remarks [VIDEO]

by Zahara Hill   Jan 12, 2018

CNN Tonight host Don Lemon was once perceived as a questionable figure in the Black community. But ever since this whole Trump presidency thing... Read More

Here Are All the People Donald Trump Insulted at the GOP Debate

Trump: Why Do People from ‘S**thole Countries’ Keep Coming to America?

by Zahara Hill   Jan 11, 2018

President Donald Trump seems to have quite the penchant for belittling Black immigrants with racist tropes and spite as of late. Haitians and Africans were the... Read More

Dr. Umar Announces He’s Under Investigation

Dr. Umar Announces He’s Under Investigation

by Shantell E. Jamison   Dec 22, 2017

Dr. Umar is a controversial man. You either love him or you hate him, but despite his critics, he continues to speak out and... Read More