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Media – Lockheed Martin – Releases

Lockheed Martin Innovations Selected for Popular Science’s Best of What’s New 2022 BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 30, 2022 – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) GridStar® Flow system for long-duration energy storage, Optionally Piloted Black Hawk® helicopter and NASA's James Webb Space Telescope – with a Lockheed Martin-built main camera – have been selected by the editors of […]

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What National Black Business Month Means To America

The value of entrepreneurship has long been a major influence in the Black community, making it an essential contributor to the nation’s economy. Simultaneously, recent forces like the devastating impact of the pandemic and ongoing socioeconomic battles like lack of access to much-needed capital to open or expand ventures have made it extremely challenging for […]

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Kanye West falsely claimed Hitler invented the microphone. Most microphones in use today are thanks to James West, a Black inventor with over 250 patents to his name.

James West co-invented a microphone that 90% of all microphones used today are based on. His parents were part of the Black emancipation movement, and he attended Black Panther meetings in college. Kanye West inflamed further controversy on Thursday when he spoke about Adolf Hitler during an interview with Alex Jones. West, who was re-suspended […]

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Mississippi man charged with burning cross to intimidate Black neighbors, pleads guilty to hate crime

A Mississippi man has pleaded to a federal hate crime for burning a cross to intimidate his Black neighbors, according to the Department of Justice.  Axel C. Cox, 24, of Gulfport, Miss., admitted to violating the Fair Housing Act when he used threatening and racially derogatory remarks to a Black family and burned a cross […]

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Watch Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell Reunite in SNL Sketch

Trust Keke Palmer to do what needs to be done. In last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live, she brought Kenan . . .


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Infatuation with English Soccer

The growing infatuation with English football in Africa; can the sport foster unity amongst the sports fans and citizenry at large? Since the inception of television in Sub Saharan Africa around the 1970s, the love for European sports like soccer, rugby and volleyball spread across the continent. Among those sports, soccer stands out with the […]


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ARE THE TAX REGIMES IN AFRICA STIFLING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON THE CONTINENT?

Tax regimes on the African continent vary from country to country. With Nigeria having one of the highest corporate tax rate of 30% ,  it compares relatively better on the Value Added Tax, at 7.5% compared to Madagascar and Morroco which both have some of the highest rates on the continent at 20% while Cameroon […]

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A Brief History of Kenya; East Africa’s Sleeping Giant

Kenya is an East African nation whose name originated from the traditional name of the Mt Kenya or Kirinyaga which is the county’s tallest mountain. The earliest inhabitants of Kenya were hunter-gatherers but from about 2,000 BC herders came to the region. Then from about 800 AD Arabs sailed to Kenya. Some settled and intermarried […]

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WHY REAL AFRICAN HISTORY IS LACKING IN AFRICAN CLASSES

In the spirit of the dedicated Black history month of February, attention has gone to the need for more Afro-centered history curriculum in African classes, something that has been missing across the board in Africa and the diaspora. Worth noting, is the fact that it’s not a coincidence that no real intellectual discourse and dispensation […]

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THE REAL IMPEDIMENT TO AFRICAN UNITY

Since the establishment of the organization of African Unity on 25th May, 1963 with the headquarters in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, the quest for African unity has been an elusive goal not just at the regional and national level but even at the interpersonal levels as evident in different institutions. From the inside, looking outward, it […]

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Strengthening the Relations Between Africa and the Caribbean

With a prolonged period of the absence of strong ties between Africa and the Caribbean owing to the matter of colonialization and the consequences after, the goal to forge better and strong relations is at the heart of many Africans on the continent and in the Caribbean. The leadership mainly in West African nations such […]

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