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breast cancer economic factor africa and the diaspora
Survival Rate for Breast Cancer...

“Data obtained from the International Agency for research on Cancer shows that compared to Developed countries African...

fix it africa
Try fixing it first...

Accountability; Intent alone is not enough. We must endeavor to do in order to succeed. Wednesday found me...

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Representing Culture Through...

As has been demonstrated by the story of “Le Mozart Noir” or “the black Mozart,” the arts...

No man-may make another free
Indigo Thread: Women of Vision...

New Media, New You “No man may make another free.” These profound words were spoken by writer and...

50 Cents street king
Should we take 50 Cent...

Since the plight of those suffering due to the recent drought in the Horn of Africa has...

Thandie Newton, Actress: Orijin, Zambia
Happy Independence Zambia!: The...

On October 24th, 1964 the southern African country of Zambia gained its independence from the United Kingdom....

air-up-there
‘Elevate’ Africa: Will the...

We witnessed the power of sports in the West Indies when cricket was used as a vehicle...

1 Corinthians 13-11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a child...
Describe Africa to a child? 1...

1 Corinthians 13:11; When I was a child, I spake as a child, I felt as a...

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Conjuring up concepts of...

In 2008 I traveled to the Sudan, prior to the country’s split when what was the largest country...

Somaila nation of poets
Somalia: A ‘Nation of...

When Somalia is mentioned, many of us automatically conjure up images of malnourished or starving children, internal...

Child Sacrifice: photo by Marco Vernaschi
Is this REALLY Africa?!: Child...

I recently came across an “investigative” BBC report about the issue of child sacrifice by ‘witch doctors’...

daughter, african woman
Daddy what does it take to be...

The other day I was writing away in my notebook when a friend stopped to ask what...

Mavado moving to Ghana
You Nah See A Ghana Mavado Mad...

While many of us throughout the African Diaspora have never been to the “Motherland,” we often feel...

cell phones  using coltan causing death in congo
Steve did a good...

Reconciling consumerism A week ago today i sat typing on my mac book while simultaneously scrolling through the...

Rihanna  vrs Grace Jones
Before Rihanna there was Grace...

International pop Barbadian born superstar Rihanna was recently bestowed the coveted title of “the sexiest woman alive”...

Detective John shaft : richard round tree
Men Get Breast Cancer Too: Ask...

Most of the dialogue about breast cancer surrounds women and on the rare occasions men are mentioned,...

Awkward Black Girl
Awkward is the New Black:...

Web sensation Issa Rae is a woman on mission: the twenty-seven year old Senegalese-American wants to change...

Maree vs State
Is Sydnee Maree Guilty? : How...

His feet pond the trash littered streets. His breath, turned a ghostly white by the cold South...

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