Africa

Sooooooo….yesterday, Trump said something racist. This isn’t surprising, but a lot of people seemed shocked. Don Lemon was not surprised. Reportedly, Trump made disparaging comments about Haiti, El Salvador and African countries in regards to immigration. He also suggested that the United States should bring in more people from countries like Norway. NORWAY, y’all. After […]

Dr. Henry Louis Gates‘ new documentary series, Africa’s Great Civilizations is a six-hour series that takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. Dr. Gates talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what he learned on the journey and reveals three fascinating facts about black […]

In the mid-1800’s, West Africa’s Kru tribe was known among slave traders and colonialists for their resistance to capture and enslavement. They were also invaluable to merchants who visited the region because of their knowledge of the rough coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Kru settled in the region now known as Liberia and […]

According to The Washington Post, Jammeh's successor--President Adama Barrow, might launch a probe into Jammeh's suspected unethical dealings.

The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.

The disgraced comedian, who fell from grace after getting caught up in a sex scandal, has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Aliko Dangote isn’t a  name known to many in the U.S., but in Africa Dangote is well known as  the richest person on the continent.…

Actress Thandie Newton called out the coffee chain for displaying a statue of a Black child in a loin cloth offering Colombian coffee beans to customers.

Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of "endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away," writes the Independent.

Malawi has hit a rough patch following a drought caused by El Nino. According to the United Nations children’s agency, the African country is dealing with a shortage of food and a suffering economy. Due to the scarcity, prices are on the rise and people can’t afford to feed themselves and their families. UNICEF has […]