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Oprah, Henrietta Lacks family screen 'Immortal Life' at African American History Museum
April 20, 2017 On Saturday, HBO will premiere its film “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” based on the 2010 book of the same name, and starring Oprah Winfrey as Deborah Lacks, Henrietta's daughter.
The Interview with Ben Wheatley: On Free Fire's Connections to Counter-Strike, John Denver, and South African Accents
April 20, 2017 “I've forgotten whose side I'm on!” shouts a voice from the crumbling darkness. Considering the short fuses, fragile egos, and rambling energy that fueled the surprise gunfighting at the heart of Free Fire, that line from one of the combatants could ...
African-American Film Critics Association to Honor Prince's Film Legacy Across the Country
April 17, 2017 As the first anniversary of the death of Prince Rogers Nelson nears, we must remember that Prince's legacy in the arts extends beyond music.
Brandon Phillips on lack of African Americans in MLB: "Baseball is boring"
April 15, 2017 ATLANTA -- Brandon Phillips hit his first home run since joining the Atlanta Braves on Jackie Robinson Day, a day honoring the late second baseman who broke the sport's color barrier 70 years ago.
Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam, first African American woman on New York's top court, found dead in Hudson River
April 13, 2017 Sheila Abdus-Salaam, the first African American woman to serve on New York's top court and the first female Muslim judge in the United States, was found dead in the Hudson River Wednesday, police said.
Champions League quarters: Africans to watch
April 11, 2017 Expect goals aplenty when Dortmund and Monaco meet in their double header, with both having broken goalscoring records in the competition this season.
Anti-Zuma protests take place across South Africa
April 7, 2017 Supporters of Mr Zuma told the BBC's Milton Nkosi that they came out to promote the president's policies. They said that Mr Zuma was promising radical socio-economic change.
Anti-Zuma protests across South Africa
April 7, 2017 Supporters of Mr Zuma told the BBC's Milton Nkosi that they came out to promote the president's policies. They said that Mr Zuma was promising radical socio-economic change.
North Korea's ghosts in Africa
April 6, 2017 While doing some research on North Korea, I came across an interesting article about how North Korean military advisors to Uganda partly inspired a bizarre cult-like guerrilla group called the Holy Spirit Movement.
S. Africa to defend failure to arrest Bashir at ICC
April 4, 2017 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir attends the opening session at the 25th African Union Summit in Sandton, Johannesburg on June 14, 2015.
From Opponents To Former Allies, Pressure Mounts Against South Africa's Zuma
April 4, 2017 A powerful South African union federation that had been a key ally of President Jacob Zuma has become the latest group to join the rising calls for him to resign.
ANC-allied union calls for South Africa's Zuma to quit
April 4, 2017 PRETORIA South Africa's biggest trade union called on President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to quit after his cabinet reshuffle cost the country one of its investment-grade credit ratings and deepened splits within the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
S&P cuts South Africa to junk as Zuma faces ANC backlash over Gordhan
April 3, 2017 File photo: A silhouette of the city of Johannesburg is seen November 7, 2009. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko. By James Macharia | JOHANNESBURG.
An African American Professor Schools A White Conservative On Racism As MSNBC Segment Explodes
March 29, 2017 Things went off the rails during an MSNBC segment about Sean Spicer's treatment of April Ryan when white conservative Trump supporter Matt Schlapp tried to lecture Dr.
South Africa's Zuma is asked to miss activist's funeral
March 29, 2017 (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe). Former wife of the late former President Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, listens to speeches during the memorial service for Ahmed Kathrada, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa, ...
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