Black Economic Empowerment

25 May 19
Queens Do Things Blog

I write this excerpt on behalf of graduation season, realizing that high school graduates are anticipating their commencement ceremonies and perhaps are moving into post-secondary education. I once saw an argument on a social media thread about Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) needing to, pardon my language: “get their shit together”. Now, the individual […]

25 May 19
Drunken Whispers

I was planning to write a piece today about the lovely and sometimes not so lovely visitation of a menstrual cycle.   Then I read this entire piece that Pele sent over. Mona Haydar’s blog post “Ladies, Don’t Be Fooled” is my new required reading. She addresses an adversity that many of us experience, the […]

25 May 19
Welcome to Nma Olebara's Blog

*NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR SATURDAY, 25TH MAY 2019.* *PUNCH* Social media, the new comforter for Nigerians with heavy hearts Before Stardom With Sisi Ferrari My marriageLamboginni Eavesdropper Katsina announces death penalty for kidnappers, rustlers My regret is not being allowed to do everything I wanted Ajimobi CAN presidency: Northern Christians deny endorsing Ayokunle Well reduce dependence […]

25 May 19
News365.co.za

DA national campaign manager Jonathan Moakes has emerged as the first casualty of the party’s fallout over its poor results in the May 8 elections. Moakes resigned from his position as the DA head of campaigns on Friday as the blame game for the party’s poor showing in this year’s elections refused to die down. […]

25 May 19
AFROINSIDER

She oozes energy, she is articulate and she is full of ideas on how to take the country and its people forward. Calling the newly appointed ANC MP and former student activist Nompendulo Mkhatshwa dynamite in a small package is no exaggeration. She represents the future of the ANC in all respects – a young […]

24 May 19
Poems

BY EMMANUEL HOVE MHIKE IN KENYA Emmanuel Hove Mhike Africans everywhere have lost confidence and pride in everything theirs because they have been uprooted. They have borrowed a culture which values money more than their Values and everything. Industries, especially extractive industries are putting more value on minerals, exhuming graves which spiritually have kept for […]

24 May 19
The Activist History Review

This project is in many ways about illuminating hitherto unexplored dimensions of history and how to use it to shape our present and our futures. It is an intervention into the contemporary art world as a queer artist, an art historian of the African-diaspora, and a practicing occultist implementing the performative rituals and myths of witchcraft.

24 May 19
DemoAdefa's Blog

News Headlines May 24, 2019. Headlines From Nigeria’s Major Newspapers Compiled by Demola Adefajo The Punch CAN, JNI clash over FG’s radio station for herdsmen Speaker: Plaintiff asks court to bar Gbajabiamila over alleged conviction We’re interested in newly-wed women, says Niger kidnapping suspect General manager arrested for stealing companies’ cars in Lagos Court convicts […]

23 May 19
The Creative Midwife

The 2019 Maryland Arts Summit will be the first of its kind for the arts sector in Maryland, highlighting the work that is being done through our communities. Dialogue, learning and networking opportunities will focus on the growth of Maryland arts. I will be presenting a presentation on the first day of the conference which takes place […]

23 May 19
Radio Free

At one point in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the young malcontent and artist-in-the-making Stephen Dedalus sums up his father’s life this way: “A medical student, an oarsman, a tenor, an amateur actor, a shouting politician, a small landlord, a small investor, a drinker, a good fellow, a storyteller, somebody’s secretary, […]

23 May 19
#FightToxicPrisons

#FreeTheDads From Fathers Day to Juneteenth, Help Us Re-unite Families by Bailing Out Incarcerated Parents DONATE HERE People jailed because of money bail are presumed innocent under the Constitution and are only jailed because they are too poor to pay the money required by the court. One out of every 28 children now has an […]

23 May 19
VOICE OF THE HWY

C.L. Bryant, Opinion contributor Published 5:00 a.m. ET May 23, 2019 CLOSE Most Democrats would rather reopen the wounds of yesterday than promote policies that strengthen the black community of tomorrow. Many Democrats worry former vice president and 2020 presidential primary candidate Joe Biden is too moderate for today’s Democratic Party. They are correct. Not […]