Dr. Henry Louis Gates‘ new documentary series, Africa’s Great Civilizations is a six-hour series that takes a look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankind to the dawn of the 20th century. Dr. Gates talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about what he learned on the journey and reveals three fascinating facts about black […]
In the mid-1800’s, West Africa’s Kru tribe was known among slave traders and colonialists for their resistance to capture and enslavement. They were also invaluable to merchants who visited the region because of their knowledge of the rough coastal waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Kru settled in the region now known as Liberia and […]
The Army Corps issued a letter demanding that the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe vacate the land so that they can move forward with building the controversial oil pipeline.
The disgraced comedian, who fell from grace after getting caught up in a sex scandal, has been battling a deteriorating eye disorder called keratoconus.
The First Family will be promoting their Let Girls Learn Initiative with actresses Meryl Streep and Freida Pinto.
The families of the two boys, now teenagers attending high school in Gilbert, Arizona, say they believe it was a miracle they ended up in the same town.
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An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.
Aliko Dangote isn’t a name known to many in the U.S., but in Africa Dangote is well known as the richest person on the continent.…
Malawi has hit a rough patch following a drought caused by El Nino. According to the United Nations children’s agency, the African country is dealing with a shortage of food and a suffering economy. Due to the scarcity, prices are on the rise and people can’t afford to feed themselves and their families. UNICEF has […]
According to reports, Nigerian military officials have rescued 178 people who were kidnapped by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group. The military released a statement…
A vaccine for the highly contagious and deadly Ebola virus has proved to be 100 percent effective, the World Health Organization announced Friday. Tests show…