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Army Football: 2022 Black Knights Season Preview and Prediction – AthlonSports.com

Andre Carter II and the Black Knights are ranked No. 70 in Athlon Sports' Top 131 for the 2022 college football season Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports Army has earned bowl trips in five out of the last six years under coach Jeff Monken, and with 11 returning starters and a favorable schedule on tap, 2022 […]

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The Unwritten Laws of Physics for Black Women

She decided to study physics. It was, in a way, good timing—a Black American woman had just become the first of her kind to earn a physics PhD, back in Greene-Johnson’s home state. At Stanford, Greene-Johnson was the only Black student in her major, but that didn't surprise her. What did was the presence of […]

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Challenging Race and Gender Roles, One Photo at a Time

In the 1920 US census, 101 Black women listed photographer as their occupation. This is a small number, sure, but that number represents 101 women who were going against the conventions of their time. As historian Kenya Davis-Hayes writes, Black women professionals were “in an age where both blackness and femininity easily could impede one’s […]

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International flavors converge in Montgomery, Alabama, at D’Road Café

D’Road Café is a kind of crossroads of international flavor in downtown Montgomery. It’s billed as a Latin (and mainly Venezuelan) restaurant, but owner Janett Malpartida pays no mind to borders. South American cuisine is just the beginning of what she can do. “I believe that food is happiness, and I want to share that […]

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1st US Black 4-star general > 301st Fighter Wing > Article Display

WASHINGTON (AFNS) --   There are numerous Black American service members who broke barriers and could be highlighted during Black History Month. On Feb. 11 however, it is the 101st birthday of Gen. Daniel “Chappie” […]


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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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Why Nigeria & WHO Covax Program is bound to fail

The push by the Nigerian government in partnership with the World health organization to run a successful mass vaccination program in Nigeria under the global Covax program is bound to fail from the start. With an over ambitious program to vaccinate 40% of the population by the end of the year 2021 and an additional […]

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TRAVELS TO LAKE NAKURU THE HOME TO THE AFRICAN FLAMINGO

Wade into life, stand out in a crowd, spend time with your flock, find the right balance, show your true color, keep your beak clean, don't be afraid to get your feet wet." This is the flamingo advice to you!  This pink _feathered bird with piercing yellow eyes is always "pictured" as the world's strange […]

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