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    Did Mark Duggan Shoot at the Cops Before They Killed Him, Starting the British...

    Source: The Voice NEW EVIDENCE has revealed that Mark Duggan, the man whose death has triggered riots across Britain, did not shoot at police before he was gunned down in north London, last week (Aug...

    Femi Kuti at 50: ‘My Pains, My Gains’

    Femi Kuti, son of the late legendary Afro-beat musician turned 50 on July 16, 2012. In this no holds barred interview, the only Nigerian based musician ever to be nominated thrice at the Grammy...

    NYC Luxury Clothing Store Agrees to a $525,000 Racial Profiling Settlement

    The attorney general of New York, Eric Schneiderman, has announced a settlement between the state and luxury clothing chain Barneys over the latter’s use of racial profiling in its store’s loss-prevention efforts. The settlement...

    Helen Grant First Black Female Conservative Minister in the UK

    David Cameron's Conservative Party has quietly made history by electing the first woman of African descent to British Parliament. Helen Grant, whose father is Nigerian, practiced family law in private practice before winning her...

    Black German Musicians Unite to Fight Racism

    Synopsis:  At the centre of this film are musicians Ade Bantu, D-Flame and Mamadee. When Ade was 15 years old his father was murdered in Nigeria. Following that he moved to Cologne with his...

    Blacks In Europe: Hans Massaquoi

    Hans Massaquoi, the former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote the distinctive memoir "Destined to Witness: Growing up Black in Nazi Germany", has died.  His son said Massaquoi died Saturday (Jan. 19, 2013),...

    Ben’s Chili Bowl Debuts New Location at Reagan National Airport

    The legendary Ben's Chili Bowl restaurant opened a new location at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Virginia on July 23. The newly opened Ben's Chili Bowl is located in the DCA B/C Terminal pre-security...

    What’s Happening to Nigerian Women in Italy?

    Source: ALJAZEERA Every year thousands of West Africans migrate to Europe in search of a better life. But for some, that search will end in tragedy as they fall victim to organised crime gangs. In one...

    Grim Economic Picture Has Not Shaken African American Support for Obama

    Source: Janell Ross, Huffington Post Walter Character -- a self-described Atlanta family man, out-of-work African American and independent voter -- spends a great deal of time consuming news that criticizes the Obama administration for ignoring...

    DISH Expands On-Demand Lineup with First Faith-Friendly Streaming Movie Service from GMC TV

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo.,-- DISH, a leading pay-TV provider, is offering more choice in family- friendly entertainment by adding G-Movies, the new faith friendly streaming movie service from GMC TV, to its on-demand programming lineup. Subscribers...

    How are Black Europeans Progressing?

    VIDEO: London MP talks black life in UK, Europe An EXCLUSIVE interview with UK Member of Parliament, David Lammy, who represents the London area where riots sparked last July. Topics include problems facing people of...

    Neo-Nazi Killers on the Run in Germany

    Call it a reflex rooted in history. Whenever there is an uptick in right-wing extremist activity in Germany, demands that the far-right party National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) be banned are almost immediate....

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