This month’s episode of 'Who's Black in America' puts the spotlight on Cape Verde, locally known as Cabo Verde. Cape Verdean Ethnomusicologist and Artist Marcy Depina gives us a brief history and introduction to the African nation.
Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Chuck D of Public Enemy and Gaye Theresa Johnson. Professor Johnson teaches in the Department of Black Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
When The Carter Center began leading the campaign to eradicate Guinea worm in 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases of the disease in 20 countries in Africa and Asia. Today, less than a fraction of one percent of Guinea worm cases remain in a handful of endemic countries: Sudan, Ghana, Mali, Ethiopia, Niger, and Nigeria.
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Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal is joined by Anne-Maria Makhulu to discuss her latest book, “Making Freedom: Apartheid, Squatter Politics, and the Struggle for Home”. Makhulu is an Associate Professor of Cultural Anthropology and African and African American Studies at Duke University.
What Nigerians Think About Boko Haram, America Wanting to Help
It's been seven months since Boko Haram abducted over 200 schoolgirls from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, and the subsequent #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign was born.
In the Root TV segment above, The Root's Diana Ozemebhoya Eromosele speaks with Chika Oduah—an independent journalist working in Nigeria—about what this entire experience has been like for Nigerians, especially their being at the forefront of the philanthropic cause that was “en vogue” for the better part...
Check Out the best gravity defying dunks from the 2013 calendar year! About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages, as well as rosters that currently feature 85 international players from 36 countries and territories.
Richard was so moved by 6-year-old Nikolas’ letter that he retweeted it to his nearly one million followers, “It really touched me because I felt like this little kid got me. He understood that I’m not a bad guy.”
Meet 14-YearOld C.J. Cummings, America's Next Great Weightlifter
C.J. Cummings, 14, is on pace to break one of the longest-standing records in USA weightlifting history. He will attempt to clean and jerk 153 kilograms (337 pounds) at the USA Weightlifting Senior National Championships. The record was set by then 25-year-old LeGrand Sakamaki in 2002.
Second Youngest Black Man to Finish Harvard Law School at 22
Cortlan Wickliff is about to make history at Harvard. We believe Cortlan to be the second youngest Black man to finish Harvard Law School at just 22 years of age. In this clip, the phenom talks about demystifying Harvard Law for Black youth.
Robin Thicke, Ne-Yo, John Legend, India Arie and many more performed at the 2014 Neighborhood Awards last weekend in Atlanta. The Neighborhood Awards, founded by talk show host Steve Harvey and his business manager Rushion McDonald, honors everyday people in the community and businesses that uplift their neighborhoods. The fan-nominated awards featured 12 categories including best church, beauty salon, barbecue restaurant, community leader, high school, barbershop and church choir. This was...