News from Around the Web

News from Around the Web

NYC Luxury Clothing Store Agrees to a $525,000 Racial Profiling Settlement

The attorney general of New York, Eric Schneiderman, has announced a settlement between the state and luxury clothing chain Barneys over the latter’s use...

DMV Region: National Summit on Non-Violence

D.C. Resident Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, and Virginia Delegate Daun S. Hester, Co-Chairs of Black Women for Positive Change are urging D.C., Virginia and...

Ben’s Chili Bowl Debuts New Location at Reagan National Airport

The legendary Ben's Chili Bowl restaurant opened a new location at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Virginia on July 23. The newly opened Ben's...

Should Marijuana be Legalized – The American Debate

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AFRO Update – State of the Union 2014 – SC teen executed in 1944...

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Black German Musicians Unite to Fight Racism

Synopsis:  At the centre of this film are musicians Ade Bantu, D-Flame and Mamadee. When Ade was 15 years old his father was murdered...

Exclusive: Scotland Moves Towards Diversity

Eunice Olumide, or sweeTs, as she is known as the front woman of the popular hip-hop duo NorthernXposure, was born and raised in Edinburgh...

The Powerlist 2013: Britain’s Most Influential Blacks and Europe’s Most Powerful Black People

The Powerlist 2013 featuring Britain’s most influential black people and a extra list of 30 most influential black people in Europe has been released....

Blacks In Europe: Hans Massaquoi

Hans Massaquoi, the former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote the distinctive memoir "Destined to Witness: Growing up Black in Nazi Germany", has...

Blacks in Europe: Fate of the Afro-Turks

In 2006 Mustafa Olpak founded the Association of Afro-Turks to raise awareness and combat the erosion of the African presence in the history of...

Helen Grant First Black Female Conservative Minister in the UK

David Cameron's Conservative Party has quietly made history by electing the first woman of African descent to British Parliament. Helen Grant, whose father is...

Femi Kuti at 50: ‘My Pains, My Gains’

Femi Kuti, son of the late legendary Afro-beat musician turned 50 on July 16, 2012. In this no holds barred interview, the only Nigerian...