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    Exclusive: Scotland Moves Towards Diversity

    Eunice Olumide, or sweeTs, as she is known as the front woman of the popular hip-hop duo NorthernXposure, was born and raised in Edinburgh and uses her socially conscious lyrics to express the challenges...

    Dereck Rose: A Musical Life

    Source: Olive Vassell for Euromight British singer and songwriter Dereck Rose will be the first to admit that his musical journey has been a long and winding one. Beginning in his Jamaica birthplace, and developing...

    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....

    DMV Region: National Summit on Non-Violence

    D.C. Resident Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, and Virginia Delegate Daun S. Hester, Co-Chairs of Black Women for Positive Change are urging D.C., Virginia and Maryland residents to attend the National Summit on Non-Violence, Aug....

    Should Marijuana be Legalized – The American Debate

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    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...

    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...

    ChristianityToday.com Launches New Site Design

    Christianity Today, a nonprofit global ministry recently debuted the new design of ChristianityToday.com, the website for Christianity Today magazine, with new features and a clean, fresh look. The new website boasts a simpler layout,...

    UK Riots Bring Back Memories in France

    Source: Deutsche Welle Clichy sous Bois is a mere 15 kilometers (nine miles) outside of Paris, but it feels worlds apart. To get there from central Paris, you have to take the metro, then a...

    Meet the Need Goes National with Web-Based Management Tool to Connect Churches, Ministry Needs

    Meet the Need, an advanced Internet-based solution for uniting churches and ministries to serve those in need in the congregation, community and beyond, is launching nationwide in partnership with some of the largest churches...

    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: Fate of the Afro-Turks

    In 2006 Mustafa Olpak founded the Association of Afro-Turks to raise awareness and combat the erosion of the African presence in the history of the Turks. “Nobody speaks about us, otherwise, if they were...
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