Africa’s forgotten empires

Africa’s relationship with the wider world continues to be understood largely through colonialism. But before this came centuries of contact and interaction with outsiders, and not just Europeans.

The Most Influential Contemporary African Diaspora Leaders

In this comprehensive reference and background book, Dr. Roland Holou (www.RolandHolou.com) highlights the lives, visions, achievements, policies, and strategies of exceptional contemporary African Diaspora leaders across...
South Vietnamese defenders hold on to An Loc

Nigeria: Fresh Controversy Greets Naira Marley’s Incarceration As Fan Threatens Ruggedman, Dolapo Badmus

By Rotimi Agbana and Tolulope AbereojeControversies trailing the incarceration of...

How an Afro-Brazilian woman living in a slum wrote Brazil’s bestselling book

Carolina Maria de Jesus was an Afro-Brazilian woman...
Jesy Nelson

Little Mix’s Jesy Nelson posted a make-up free selfie embracing her new self

Music Minute: Little Mix go to number one, Capital FM's Jingle Bell Ball heads to London's O2 Arena Little Mix singer Jesy Nelson...

From grace to grass, then back to grace: How Tiger Woods bounced back

The past few years have been very challenging...
We’re just beginning to grasp the toll of the Islamic State's archaeological looting in Syria

We’re just beginning to grasp the toll of the Islamic State’s archaeological looting in...

Source: Fiona Greenland, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia / The Conversation The Islamic State surrendered its last scrap...

Nipsey Hussle was so deep he became a motivational speaker and a life coach...

Grammy-nominated Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot...
Prince Charles

Prince Charles might star in the upcoming James Bond film

Cary Fukanaga 'Honored' To Be Directing Next James Bond Movie Prince Charles was has been offered a cameo in the upcoming 007 film...

10 greatest hits of legendary musician Prince

Legendary musician Prince died on this day, April...
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Nigeria: Simi Writes About Her Personality

By Akinwale AkinyoadeNigerian songbird, Simi who has been very open and vocal of her criticism of internet fraudsters popularly known as yahoo yahoo has...

Meet the artist who received backlash for painting God as a black woman

If you are familiar with Michelangelo’s masterpiece, “The...
Is Tyga the father of Kylie Jenner's baby? Kris Jenner reveals all

Is Tyga the father of Kylie Jenner’s baby? Kris Jenner reveals all

Kylie Jenner's journey into motherhood has been overshadowed by speculation that rapper Tyga is demanding a paternity test on her newborn daughter Stormi because...
Photo Credit: DiasporaEngager, the World's #1 International Diaspora Engagement Social Media Network Platform (www.DiasporaEngager.com), by Courtesy of Dr. Roland Holou. © All Rights reserved.

Nigeria: Furore On Twitter Over Wizkid’s Alleged Disrespectful Greetings to 2Baba

By Anthony OgbonnaA recent video footage showing popular Nigerian Afro-pop music sensation, Wizkid, exchanging pleasantries with Afro-pop music legend, Innocent Idibia, a.k.a 2baba during...
French Museum Puts Spotlight on Immigrants’ Musical Impact

French Museum Puts Spotlight on Immigrants’ Musical Impact

Arts, Europe, Featured, Headlines, Human Rights, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations Arts The Paris’ Musée de l’histoire d’immigration has launched a thought-provoking exhibition about music...
3 Handwritten Wills Found in Aretha Franklin's Home

3 Handwritten Wills Found in Aretha Franklin’s Home

PONTIAC, MICHIGAN —  Three handwritten wills have been found in the suburban Detroit home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the "Queen of...

8 books by black authors you probably didn’t know were banned

They are books that are considered classics, particularly...
Photo credit: Monument of Liberty and Reunification. Initiated by The Global Year of Return Kumasi-Carnival 2019 Organizing Committee in cooperation with the African Diaspora Union (AFRIDU), and designed by Senyo Doe Kokoroko.

The Year of Return, Ghana 2019, and the Monument of Liberty and Reunification

Launched in September 2018 in Washington D.C. by the President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019”,...
10 quotes from the legendary Grace Jones to celebrate her legacy

10 quotes from the legendary Grace Jones to celebrate her legacy

Jamaican-American supermodel, musician and actress Grace Jones is...
Korean Director Wins Cannes' Top Prize

Korean Director Wins Cannes’ Top Prize

CANNES, FRANCE —  South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire Parasite, about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won...

10 of Diana Ross’ greatest hits to celebrate her birthday

Still ageing like fine wine, legendary musician and...

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