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Why is their such a huge disconnect between American Blacks and Africans?

by Amy Afua Smith    We’re not Americans, we’re Africans who happen to be in America. We were kidnapped and brought here against our will from Africa. We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock – that rock landed on us.” ~ … Continue reading

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12 Years A Symbol

By Patrick Gathara As the saying goes, success has many fathers. The meteoric rise of actress Lupita Nyong’o from relative obscurity to global sensation has spurred a bitter exchange within Kenya as to what her success means. Most have celebrated … Continue reading

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