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Angelique Kidjo: We are 'This Close' to a Polio-Free World
Singer celebrates one year of no cases reported in Nigeria....


Akon Lights Up Africa With Solar Energy
Initiative hopes to provide sustainable electricity for 600 million Africans....


Plan To Launch Brazil's Only Slave Memoir, Revisit Dark Past
Mahommah Baquaqua's accounts will be published in Portuguese 160 years after his enslavement....


Exhibit Opens July 4 About Black Experience in WW2
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: The African American Experience in WWII" runs through May 2016....


Commentary: In West Africa, Ebola Is Taking a Physical and Emotional Toll
It’s time for more international attention to be devoted to the deadly Ebola virus....


Ebola Crisis in West Africa Worsens, Kills More Than 500
The outbreak across Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone has become the largest on record....


Update: Jidenna Faced Kidnapping Threats in Nigeria for Being Light-Skinned
Mr. "Classic Man" clears up statements on the Motherland....


A$AP Rocky on A.L.L.A. Becoming No. 1, Akon's Lighting Africa and Kid Cudi
Rocky shared his thoughts on everything we wanted to know....


Jackie Robinson West Team Sues Little League Over Stripped Title
Chicago squad claims race was factor in taking its 2014 championship....


Kanye West Recruiting Steph Curry for Team Yeezy
Rapper is interested in having NBA MVP wear his signature kicks....


Face2Face Africa to Honor Trailblazers at 2015 F.A.C.E. List Awards
Boris Kodjoe and wife Nicole are among honorees....


This Diet Can Dramatically Slash Colon Cancer Risk Among African-Americans
The African diet shows benefits in as little as two weeks....


U.S. Eyes Anti-piracy Effort Along West Africa Coast
The U.S. and some of its allies are considering plans to increase anti-piracy operations along Afri...


Kofi Annan Tackles Drug Trafficking in West Africa
Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan launched a commission Thursday to tackle drug tr...


Obama Says US Can't Shy Away From Ebola Battle
President Obama believes Ebola can be contained and defeated....


Obama Names Ebola 'Czar' as Precautions Expand
Former White House staffer Ron Klain will report to national security adviser Susan Rice....


Kevin Hart, Kanye West and Laverne Cox Included in Time 's 100 Most Influential People List
Plus, President Barack Obama, Lee Daniels and Audra McDonald....


West Africa Regional Bloc Seals Borders With Mali
West Africa's regional bloc announced late Thursday that it is closing all land borders with Mali a...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 27, 1963
W. E. B. Du Bois died in Ghana, West Africa, on Aug. 27, 1963....


This Day in Black History: June 15, 1877
The first African-American cadet graduated from West Point Academy....

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