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    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...

    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...

    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...

    UK’s Hottest Fashion Designer, Ozwald Boateng

    From BBC News Forest Whitaker, Will Smith, Spike Lee, Sir Richard Branson, members of the royal family, and many others have for a while recognized the unusual gifts of Oswald Boateng. His suits have set...

    Jamaica to Quit British Monarchy

    Jamaica 'to cut ties with British monarchy' (ALJAZEERA) New prime minister says country will establish itself as a republic and break ties with former colonial power. Jamaica's new prime minister has said that it is time for...

    Meet Cassandra Steen: German Soulful Recording Star

    German pop star Cassandra Steen talks about her influences, choosing to sing in German - her father is African-American and her mother German - in this revealing interview with segments of her performing. (More)

    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....

    What is the Reality Like for Black Children Growing Up in Italy

    Source: Afro-Europe-International Blog To be black and Italian at the same time is a new reality the Italian society is still struggling to accept. Adoption and increase in the number of mixed marriages between Italians...

    Canada Honours Slave “Underground Railroad”

    Source: Al Jazeera An 'underground railroad' that helped US slaves escape to Canada in the 19th century is still celebrated today, more than 200 years later, in the town of Buxton, Ontario. The network of people...

    “SlaveryThe Game”

    Source: Afro-Europe International Blog The trailer shows how gamers may trade slaves, conquer countries and even choose their means of torture and their personal burning marks. It was revealed today that the notorious trailer is...

    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...

    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...

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