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Health experts in Uganda are divided about how far the president has made good on the promises he made at the London family planning summit four years ago

Sly Stone and family on the cover of Jet magazine, 1974.

Africa | Queen Nenzima of the Mangbetu people of Congo. ||

Uganda: 'When my first son with albinism was born...I didn't know what to think, but I immediately decided to love him.'

from BBC News

South Africa prosecutor to challenge Jacob Zuma corruption ruling

South Africa's prosecuting authority says it will appeal against a High Court ruling that it should reconsider corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma.

from Salon

The Obama economy on May Day: “It could have been worse” isn’t nearly enough

Irony abounds: The president defends his economic legacy -- on the international workers' holiday the U.S. ignores

from The Daily Beast

Solange’s ‘A Seat at the Table’: A Bold, Poetic Meditation on Being Black in America

Solange Knowles’s first album in eight years deliberately confronts harsh truths about what it is to be black in America—and we’re all better off for it.


This is what the Egyptians saw…

This is what the Egyptians saw…<-- oh course not they thought the brain was useless stuffing!!

The most untalked about, unappreciated, unknown giant in the African American community - [b. 1910 - d. 1985] Vivien Thomas