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NGO: Israeli plan for Jewish town racist

A rights organisation based in Israel has accused the government of promoting "racist" policies with its decision to establish a Jewish town in the place of a Bedouin village.<p>The Israeli cabinet on Sunday approved the establishment of "two new communities in the Negev" desert in southern Israel, …

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Post-Colonial African Education System Failing African Economic Renaissance

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana who led the national independence and Pan-African movements of the post World War II period. 2009 marked the 100th …

Super Soaker Creator Awarded $72.9M In Hasbro Settlement

1. Barack Gives Daughter Malia a Kiss<p>Source:Getty 1 of 42<p>2. Michelle and Barack tell the kids a story<p>Source:Getty 2 of 42<p>3. Michelle and Barack …

Black History

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Haiti anti-government protest turns violent

Thousands of Haitian protesters have demanded the resignation of President Michel Martelly, clashing with supporters of the leader in the streets of Port-au-Prince.<p>Protesters said two people suffered gunshot wounds after Martelly loyalists opened fire during Thursday's skirmishes that lasted for …

'Silk Road' illicit online market reopens

A new anonymous internet marketplace for illegal drugs has opened, with the same name and appearance as the Silk Road website shut down by US law enforcement authorities a month ago.<p>Like its predecessor, the new Silk Road listed hundreds of advertisements for controlled substances available to buy …

US may consider easing Rwanda sanctions

The United States would consider resuming military aid to Rwanda if it found Rwandan support for Congo's M23 rebel group had ended, a senior US official has said.<p>On October 3, Washington said it would block US military aid to Rwanda because of its "support for the M23, a rebel group which continues …

Atlanta to Atlantis: An OutKast Retrospective

<i>Ten years after from their last major record,</i> Speakerboxxx/The Love Below<i>, we trace Big Boi and Andre 3000's path from Southern vanguards to the most universally beloved rappers in the world with a career-spanning essay followed by separate pieces on each of their six albums.</i><p><b>Weird Storms in the</b> …

The Celebrity as Product

If you’ve been dying to lunch with Mike Tyson before watching his one-man performance from the front row, you may be in luck. IfOnly, a Web site run by the San Francisco entrepreneur Trevor Traina, will set it up for fifty thousand dollars. You can also meet the singer Shakira for fifteen thousand …

Iranians cry 'death to America' in huge rally

Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed the streets outside the former US embassy in Tehran in the biggest anti-US rally in years, a show of support for hard-line opponents of President Hassan Rouhani's outreach to Washington.<p>Crowds of Iranians shouted "death to America" as they marked the 34th …

Watch Odd Future's Horror Movie The Ghost of the Hotel, Starring Tyler, Earl, and More

Happy end of Halloween. To celebrate, Odd Future have shared a silly homemade six-and-a-half minute horror movie called <i>The Ghost of the Hotel</i>. It stars Earl Sweatshirt, Tyler, the Creator, Taco, Jasper Dolphin, and Lionel Boyce goofing around and investigating a series of ghost-related murders in, …

Somali army attacks al-Shabab base

Somali government soldiers, backed by African Union peacekeepers, have clashed with al-Shabab fighters on the outskirts of Kolbiyo, a town in lower Jubba province near the Kenya-Somalia border.<p>About 80 government soldiers on pick-up trucks attacked the group's bases 10km from the town on Saturday, …

Dozens killed in Yemen sectarian clashes

The death toll in four days of clashes between rival Muslim factions in northern Yemen has risen to 55, as the government tries to broker a ceasefire in a region that lies largely outside its control.<p>Shia Muslim Houthi rebels launched an attack on the town of Dammaj, held by their Sunni Muslim …

Germany adopts third gender law

Germany has become Europe's first country to introduce a third gender by allowing babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.<p>The new law gives parents an option of leaving gender section blank on birth certificate, creating a category in public …

Syria chemical weapons facilities 'destroyed'

Syria has destroyed all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, meeting a major deadline in an ambitious disarmament programme, the international chemical weapons watchdog said in a document seen by Reuters news agency.<p>The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical …

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African Economic Growth Without Development

Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the Pan-African News Wire, speaking in New York City on June 16, 2012. He addressed the literary contributions of Kwame …

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S Africa's ANC demands US apology over arrest

South Africa's governing African National Congress has demanded an apology from the US to its senior member arrested last week at JFK International Airport in New York for being on America's terrorist list.<p>In a statement released on Monday, the ANC also condemned Tokyo Sexwale's detention, saying …

Judges in Egypt Brotherhood's trial quit

The judges presiding over the trial of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood leaders have stepped down from the proceedings, citing "uneasiness" over the trial as the defence lawyers said the panel had come under pressure to hold the trial inside a prison.<p>Judge Mohammed el-Qarmouti from the three-judge panel …

The N.S.A. and Obama: Who Watches the Watchers?

The news that the National Security Agency was monitoring the telephones of the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, and many other foreign leaders is less shocking than the revelation that, for the first four and a half years of his Presidency, Barack Obama, the Commander-in-Chief, didn’t know …

Congolese soldiers push back M23 rebels

Government troops in the Democratic Republic of Congo say they have gained more ground against M23 rebels as the head of the UN mission in the country described the movement as finished.<p>"Practically all M23 positions were abandoned yesterday, except for a small triangle at the Rwandan border," …

Saul Williams wishes artists would stop playing it safe, and gives his opinion on Kayne West’s latest album. Check out his behind the scenes interview at AFROPUNK FEST 2013. WATCH and SUBSCRIBE → http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0G748LYrGA

UN: Refugee numbers at highest in 19 years

The UN says there are now more refugees than at any time since 1994. Thousands of asylum-seekers, mainly from Afghanistan and the Middle East, head to Indonesia each year to make the dangerous voyage across the Indian ocean to Australia.<p>They are seeking a new life, fleeing war, political unrest, …

Africa's biggest wind farm opens in Ethiopia

Africa's biggest wind farm has begun production in Ethiopia, aiding efforts to diversify electricity generation from hydropower plants and help the country become a major regional exporter of energy<p>Africa's second most populous country - plagued by frequent blackouts - plans to boost generating …

Israel to release more Palestinian prisoners

The Israeli government has decided to release 26 Palestinian prisoners in a second stage of a deal brokered by the US in July in exchange for the resumption of peace talks.<p>"The release of 26 prisoners has been validated this evening," said a statement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin …

The world of "high fashion" strikes again with a 'Disco Africa' "Hallowood" (!) party full of Blackface, with some of the biggest names in fashion Images --> http://fashionbombdaily.com/2013/10/27/fashion-designer-allesandro-dellacqua-wear-blackface-african-themed-disco-africa-halloween-party/ Thoughts?