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Chicago was founded by a black man

Culled from Afri-Can Magazine( When we think of Chicago, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Jordan’s Bulls, Al Capone, the famous Wrigley (...)

| October 2008 | 11183 views

Obama Regains Momentum in Tight Race

Culled from The party conventions and the Sarah Palin surge behind them, Barack Obama and John McCain are neck and neck again in (...)

| September 2008 | 1182 views

The African Presence in India

Commentary By Runoko Rashidi lucumi/runoko.html AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW One of the foremost tasks for contemporary (...)

| September 2008 | 2548 views

Obama gets overwhelming endorsement

In a broad speech filled with his typical themes of hope and change, but one that also delved into policy minutiae, Democratic presidential nominee Barack (...)

| August 2008 | 1121 views

Ghana Fest 2008

In most cases, when Africans in the West gather together to celebrate their culture or commemorate some event in the home country, a lot of singing, (...)

by Gibril Koroma | August 2008 | 2558 views

Here comes the Obama-Biden Ticket!

Commentary By Jean Jacques Bosco, Vancouver, Canada. Greetings everyone, It was around 3:00 am on Saturday morning when I received on my cellular (...)

| August 2008 | 1073 views

A World Split Apart

Alexander Solzhenitsyn (who died last Sunday), was, in 1953, a prisoner at what the world would come to know through his writing as "The Gulag (...)

| August 2008 | 1073 views

OMFA Fund-raising Dance


| July 2008 | 1313 views

A look at Britain’s libel laws

Commentary By George Monbiot After every test case, the media assume the worst is over: that Britain’s libel laws, designed to protect (...)

| July 2008 | 1101 views

Massive support for torture victims

Six United Nations entities regularly involved with issues relating to the prevention of torture and helping its victims have said that, despite a strong (...)

| June 2008 | 952 views