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The lush, green forests of central Africa have long been the playground and refuge of the continent’s most-notorious warlord, Joseph Kony. His Lord’s Resistance Army, which began with the aim of overthrowing the Ugandan government, has since spread to remote hinterlands on the borders of the Central African Republic, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic […]

Worldwide leaders has sent several statements of the late Noble Prize Laureate. Full Story Story By:Stephanie Busari, CNN and Emily Wither for CNN Pic By : Getty Images

Typically known as the mostly-white, suburban borough of New York City, Staten Island is undergoing an influx of African residents who say they  prefer the affordable rents and the island’s quiet atmosphere to the traffic-filled, concrete jungle of Manhattan. As their numbers grow on the island, organized soccer is one of the activities that is helping […]

There is something new – and unusual – going on at Mount Olive Baptist Church. It’s called a Kingdom Partnership. It is focused on what the church needs to do to remain relevant in today’s society and its goal is to help the struggling community around it. “The majority of churches that were full 20 […]

In a recent survey by YourBlackWorld.com, it was found that African Americans are divided over the comments of Princeton University professor Cornel West, who has critiqued the Obama Administration in the media over the past several weeks. A mild majority of those who gave a definite answer (44.6%; only 87.2% said “yes” or “no”) claim […]

Two independent teams of researchers have come up with the most accurate genetic maps ever made — a feat that should make the search for genes associated with diseases easier. To understand why an accurate genetic map is useful, imagine you are trying to locate a house in Topeka, Kan., but the only map you […]

If you were struck with amnesia tonight while you slept, tomorrow would be the first day of your life.

The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report last week detailing how African-American voters could make the difference in 20 House races.

KIGALI, Rwanda — A grenade exploded near a bus station in Rwanda’s capital late Wednesday, wounding at least seven people in an attack that came two days after the country’s presidential election, a police spokesman said.

A couple of years back on Real Time With Bill Maher, the ubiquitous Cornel West was asked if black folks were decidedly more homophobic than other groups. Parsing his words carefully, the ordained Baptist minister said, “I don’t think we are any more homophobic than anyone else.” Maybe not, but certainly not any less. The […]