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A Briton has returned two statues taken from the Benin Kingdom 117 years ago during the invasion of Benin by British soldiers, prompting calls for other treasures to be repatriated. The return of two artefact which were among those looted from the palace of the Oba of Benin, Edo State, during the punitive expedition/invasion of […]

Yesterday (2K14) defendants Pope Francis Bergoglio, Catholic Jesuit Superior General Adolfo Pachon and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby were found guilty of rape, torture, murder and trafficking of children. Five judges of the International Common Law Court of Justice in Brussels determined that the crimes occurred as recently as 2010. Since last March over 48 […]

(Photo credit: The Hub Flint) The Flint, Michigan, water crisis started back in April 2014 after Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder and other politicos fast tracked a measure to change the source of processing Flint’s water from the Detroit Water and Sewage Department directly to the Flint River–all in order to save/get money. As a […]

One of the Black community’s greatest gifts to the world is an astounding list of genres and artists who have changed the way we all listen to music. Without genres like the blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues, Afrobeat, calypso, reggae, roots music, rap and hip-hop, The western world might still be doing the waltz. […]

To paraphrase Fran Leibowitz, the only acceptable response to the question, “Can I be frank with you?” is “Yes, if I can be Barbara.” That said, I think it’s about time that we all get frank on a topic we tend to avoid all together. Namely, our all-together. Birthday suits. Au naturel. I’m talking about […]

The U.S. is waging a massive shadow war in Africa, exclusive documents reveal By Nick Turse on May 18, 2017 Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across […]

A trough across the central Caribbean is dumping extremely heavy rain on parts of Jamaica since Saturday evening, May 13, 2017, causing major flooding and landslides. Flooding affected 10 of country’s 14 parishes, with Clarendon the worst hit. The Health Ministry has issued gastroenteritis and leptospirosis alert. Met Service said the island experienced an unprecedented level […]

The social media realm went into a frenzy on October 17, 2016 when persons from the entertainment and arts fields in Jamaica were awarded Jamaica’s highest honours.  The 2016 National Honours and Awards Ceremony took place at Kings House. Mutabaruka, along with the president of VP Records Chris Chin, sculptors Cecil Cooper and Basil Watson […]

“Old white men is runnin this rap shit, Corporate force is runnin this rap shit, a tall Israeli is runnin this rap shit, Quasi-homosexuals is runnin this rap shit” – Lyrics to the song “The Rape Over” by Mos Def, a reference to record label mogul Lyor Cohen. When we look around at people, and […]

WASHINGTON, D.C.––At the founding meeting of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 25, 1963, a resolution was passed establishing May 25th as African Liberation Day. On the eve of the resolution––May 24, 1963––Kwame Nkrumah, President of Ghana, gave one of the most powerful and prophetic speeches to 31 heads […]


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