Archive for 'International'
By: The Los Angeles Sentinel Leader of the anti-apartheid movement, political prisoner, Nobel Peace Prize winner, icon and former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela dies at 95. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our [...]
by Barrington M. Salmon Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Don Rojas didn’t know that when he accepted Maurice Bishop’s offer to become his press secretary that he’d end up being an eyewitness to [...]
Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network Oct. 22 (GIN) – Members of Food Sovereignty Ghana (FSG) and other environmental groups took the issue of food security to the streets in a march through [...]
By A.J. Dugger III Two-time Emmy Award-winning Multimedia Journalist Dr. Sybril Bennett has a busy October planned. In addition to promoting her new book, “Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad,” she will be speaking on The People’s Stage at the Web Summit [...]
by Alvin Singh II United States President Barack Obama is visiting Africa for the second time as a head of state. His first visit in 2009 was the first time an American president toured Africa in [...]
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is honoring their commitment to community service in a groundbreaking way. The non-profit organization is opening the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Elementary School, The Cynthia M.A. Butler-McIntyre Campus, in Haiti [...]
The ultimate in African wedding gowns and ethnic bridal dresses was on display in New York City during the annual bridal showcase that was hosted by Circle of Sisters and WBLS Radio. The guest brides appeared to be [...]
by Krishana Davis Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper The fashion community is in an uproar over Vogue Netherlands’ attempt to pay homage to Black icons in a feature with a White model in Blackface in [...]
Watoto Children’s Choir to perform at Cornerstone Church in Madison and First Baptist Church of Joelton.
By Ronald W. Weathersby As part of a six month U.S. tour, the Watoto Children’s Choir traveling from Uganda will perform in Madison and Joelton. The choir which is comprised of 22 children ages 7 – [...]
Mar. 5 (GIN) – After a deadly fire at one of Senegal’s many Koranic schools that took the lives of seven children and injured 40, Senegal has announced it will deport foreign-born children housed at the [...]