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Bodies reportedly of victims of military assault--palace seen burning in background

[Africa: Commentary]

As incoming President Donald Trump's officials survey U.S. foreign policy,...

Africa --Trump isn't your president

[Column: African Awakening]

I have often watched with amazement, the excitement that American elections cause in Africa.

In that vein,...

BLACK STAR NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Former Secretary Of Sate and 2016 Democratic party presidential candidate held a conference call Monday evening with Democratic House members including Democratic House...

"The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy. We should have a revolution in this county!" - Donald Trump 11/6/12

Since America's inception in 1776 after declaring independence from...

President Obama

Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims across our country and around the world who are celebrating Eid al-Adha. This special holiday is a time to honor the...

Dr. Jill Biden announced $20 million in aid for Malawi's education system

 

Dr. Jill Biden, US second lady, Wednesday afternoon met with Malawi's...

Stonewall

The story of America is a story of progress. It’s written by ordinary people who put their shoulders to the wheel of history to make sure that the promise of our founding...

Voters have expressed widespread disaffection with Democrats, Republicans and their likely nominees, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, throughout this presidential election year. Some Bernie...

President Obama

Just outside the Oval Office hangs a painting depicting the night of December 31, 1862.

In it, African-American men, women, and children crowd around a single...

The dictator loves violence....

[Op-Ed]

Dear President Obama,

As you know on Feb. 18 Uganda held elections that were universally condemned by credible observers including by...

A significant part of my advocacy work as a social innovator and cultural curator is centered around the urgent need to counter the misrepresentations of women of color in media. I founded BLACK...

Cassandra Quin Butts

 

We are here to celebrate the life of our dear friend, Cassandra -- a warrior for social justice, a warm and generous servant who...

“We’ve got some difficult days ahead." ~The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
 
Ladies and gentlemen, Rev. Dr. King said those fateful...

Statement by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on EgyptAir Flight 804

The United States offers our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the...

THE PRESIDENT: Well, I just had the opportunity to meet with the federal responders who have been on the ground here in Flint, joined by Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Karen Weaver. And our...

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