The Clintons Unveil New Commitments At CGI

seitu bill1During the second day of the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting, President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton announced new Commitments to Action that will address pressing global challenges. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Olu Michael Odukoya, Art Director and Publisher

olu-michael-odukoya-modern-matter-mag-by-devin-blairThe Business Of Fashion reports that Olu Michael Odukoya is an art director, publisher and curator, who has worked with high profile brands and galleries, both independently and through his boutique creative agency OMO Creates. Continue Reading →

What’s next for the USA after Portugal draw?

usa soccerThe USA saw their dreams of beating Portugal dashed last week as Portugal’s Silvestre Varela scored an equalizer in the 95th minute. Continue Reading →

#BringBackOurGirls In Nigeria

7826383024_bcb72a356b_zThere is a grim mood of outrage in Nigeria, Africa. In northeastern town of Chibok, more than 200 girls were kidnapped from their boarding school dorms in the dead of night nearly two weeks ago. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rev Sharpton On LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling (video)

0426-al-sharpton-tmz-landov-4Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for the NBA to investigate Donald Sterling ASAP — telling TMZ Sports, “No one should be allowed to own a team if they have in fact engaged in this kind of racial language.” Continue Reading →

Global Ad Urges Tourists Not To Visit Botswana

bots-bush-rg-86_article_columnSurvival International – the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights – has launched a worldwide advertising campaign highlighting Botswana’s persecution of Africa’s last hunting Bushmen. Continue Reading →

The Harlem Kiddies Band Dominated Nazi-Occupied Denmark

shapeimage_6Anne Dvinge has just published an article about Harlem Kiddies entitled ’Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Afro-Danish jazz band Harlem Kiddies and discourses of race and resistance in 1940s Denmark’ in the international journal African and Black Diaspora. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man Protects Queen At Royal Wedding

Denton John will have a front row seat for tomorrow’s Royal Wedding – as the only American protecting the Queen.

In his shining breastplate, red plume, sword and immaculately-pressed uniform, the 23-year-old New Yorker is a proud member of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment. Continue Reading →

Emeline Michel ‘the Soul of Haiti’ and the Love of Harlem (video)

Some call her the Joni Mitchell of Haiti; others see her as the reigning queen of Creole music. But for many Haitians, Emeline Michel’s voice represents the Soul of Haiti. Continue Reading →