From the beginnings of computing, technology has been used to oppress or to liberate Black Americans. In 2015, two colleagues—Deen Freelon and Meredith Clark—and I set out to better understand how Black Lives Matter emerged. Our report, Beyond the Hashtags, the Online Struggle for Offline Justice, crystalized then-NAACP president Cornell Brooks’ sentiment: “This isn’t your […]

Courtesy of NNPA The startling and enduring differences in murder rates between Black and white women in the United States have been highlighted in a new analysis published in the ”Lancet Medical Journal,” which serves as an eye-popping reminder that Malcolm X’s well-known observations on the struggles Black women in America endure. In one of his […]

Good morning. The United States has returned to the lunar surface for the first time in more than 50 years after a privately built spacecraft named Odysseus capped a nail-biting 73-minute descent from orbit with a touchdown near the moon’s south pole. Amid celebrations of what Nasa hailed “a giant leap forward”, there was no […]

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The Africa Road Builders – Trophée Babacar NDIAYE 2024 will be awarded to the winning Head of State at the end of the Inaugural Conference in April in Dubai. (IMAGE/ARB. By SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The Africa Road Builders – Trophée Babacar NDIAYE is a series of two Annual Conferences, the second of which takes place […]

(FOX40.COM) — Following the mass migration of the Gold Rush in the early 1850s, an African American New York barber, his wife, and two children made the 3,000-mile journey west to strike a figurative gold of their own. Finding themselves in Sacramento, Samuel B. Hyers set up shop in the future capital city as his […]

Many technology firms insist they would love to hire more Black women but just don’t know where to find them. Camille Stewart, head of security policy for Google Play and Android at Google, and Lauren Zabierek, executive director of the Belfer Center’s Cyber Project at Harvard Kennedy School, are not buying it . . .

Senator Chuck Schumer, the majority leader, traveled to Ukraine on Friday for a visit meant to show American solidarity with a democratic ally under attack by Russia and increase the pressure on Republicans to drop their opposition to additional U.S. aid. The trip, Mr. Schumer’s first official one to Ukraine, comes at a critical time, […]

 Ghana’s Black Queens face a stern test in their quest to qualify for this year’s Paris Olympic Games as they take on the Copper Queens of Zambia at the Accra Sports Stadium, today. Without doubt, the penultimate round of qualifier will test the character of the Black Queens under the Swiss coach, Nora Häuptle, to […]

The Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) and the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) are embroiled in a dispute regarding the distribution of royalties collected in 2023. This follows accusations of potential financial mismanagement by MCSK. On February 21st, KECOBO chairman Joshua Kutuny publicly alleged that MCSK failed to account for Ksh56 million collected from artists’ […]

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