News: Former Athlete and TV host creates Check, a tech solution to solve loss of life and inefficiencies with traffic stops in America

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When Michael Odiari was pulled over for a traffic stop, the police officer asked for a driver’s license. Within a split second, Odiari found himself staring down the barrel of a weapon. Odiari said he was lucky. He survived. The experience — and trying to handle the traffic ticket afterward — inspired the Dallas-based founder to develop Check, a tech […]

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News: Black Struggles in Latin America You Need to Know About

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Afro-descendent people exist throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and form an integral part of our existence. Millions of Black people make up the social, political and economic fabric of the region outside of the countries that usually come to mind. In places like Mexico, Honduras, Venezuela and every corner of the Matria Grande, Black communities have a long and […]

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News: Hundreds of thousands of Africans were enslaved in America

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Wanda Tucker stepped off the plane to a sky so gray it blended into the tarmac. She inhaled, balanced her new bag with the straw handle, then step-by-step-by-step made her way down the metal stairs. It had been 40 hours since she left Virginia. Her 61 years had caught up. Something about flying over that wide, dark water, watching the […]

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News: Black men are succeeding in America

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In recent years, much of the racial news in America has been sobering, if not depressing. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Walter Scott. Ferguson. Baltimore. And Charlottesville. While many public commentators, like Ta-Nehisi Coates, have underlined the enduring character of racism in America, and the ways in which America’s racial divide has exacted a particular kind of toll on black men […]

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News: Is America Heading Toward Another Civil War? A Third Of Voters Think So

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How divided is America? So divided that nearly a third of Americans believe a second civil war is likely in the next five years. According to a recent poll by Rasmussen Reports poll, 31 percent of American likely voters believe another civil war is on the horizon, while 11 percent believe it is very likely. There are several reasons why […]

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Africa: The most Successful Ethnic Group in America is a big Surprise

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At an Onyejekwe family get-together, you can’t throw a stone without hitting someone with a master’s degree. Doctors, lawyers, engineers, professors — every family member is highly educated and professionally successful, and many have a lucrative side gig to boot. Parents and grandparents share stories of whose kid just won an academic honour, achieved an athletic title or performed in […]

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Africa: Is a Racist wanted in America hiding in Nigeria?

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Tanya Gersh, an American realtor, and her 12-year-old son became victims of cyber hate and bullying after she reached out to tenants of a local building, in a bid to help sell their property. The trouble started after a telephone conversation with Sherry Spencer, the building’s owner, and mother of white supremacist, Richard Spencer. Gersh had warned Spencer of imminent […]

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Nigerian online star Yagazie stirs America

If you don’t know who Yagazie Emezi is, it’s time to catch up — she’s on the verge of blowing up. The social media star is making it her personal mission to change the way people think about modern Africa. But perhaps what’s so interesting about Emezi is that her ability to tell compelling, engaging stories is just the tip […]

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East African countries fight for Regional secretariat

By Adam Ihucha Kenya and Uganda are scrambling for hosting the East African Court of Justice (EACJ), renewing political supremacy wars in the regional body. Kenya is the latest partner state to apply while Uganda had started its spirited lobbying blitz some years back, seeking to enhance its position in the region. Sources say Kenya demanded the EAC heads of […]

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Meet the Richest Nigerians

Wealth. That is the six-letter world that makes successful men and women work even harder than those who are struggling. They just do not rest. They have conquered the challenges of daily existence and now they want to conquer the potency of human limitations. To put food on the table is no longer an issue. Driving the latest cars is […]

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