Thursday, May 28, 2020

News from Around the Web

Survival of the fastest: Why descendants of slaves will take the medals in the...

Olympic legend Michael Johnson says a ‘superior athletic gene’ in the descendants of West African slaves means black American and Caribbean sprinters will command the sport at the London Games. The Olympic gold medallist and BBC commentator said: ‘Over the...

ChristianityToday.com Launches New Site Design

Christianity Today, a nonprofit global ministry recently debuted the new design of ChristianityToday.com, the website for Christianity Today magazine, with new features and a clean, fresh look. The new website boasts a simpler layout, subscriber-only content, minute-to-minute news updates...

TBN’s Church Channel Network Offers Worship and Ministry Programs 24-7

What if there was a special television channel that carried all the best church and ministry programs featuring the most respected Christian leaders? And what if that channel was available around the clock to comfort, inspire, and challenge viewers...

Meet the Need Goes National with Web-Based Management Tool to Connect Churches, Ministry Needs

Meet the Need, an advanced Internet-based solution for uniting churches and ministries to serve those in need in the congregation, community and beyond, is launching nationwide in partnership with some of the largest churches and ministry organizations in the...

How are Black Europeans Progressing?

VIDEO: London MP talks black life in UK, Europe An EXCLUSIVE interview with UK Member of Parliament, David Lammy, who represents the London area where riots sparked last July. Topics include problems facing people of colour in his area and...

DISH Expands On-Demand Lineup with First Faith-Friendly Streaming Movie Service from GMC TV

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.,-- DISH, a leading pay-TV provider, is offering more choice in family- friendly entertainment by adding G-Movies, the new faith friendly streaming movie service from GMC TV, to its on-demand programming lineup. Subscribers of DISH's exclusive Heartland Package...

UK’s Hottest Fashion Designer, Ozwald Boateng

From BBC News Forest Whitaker, Will Smith, Spike Lee, Sir Richard Branson, members of the royal family, and many others have for a while recognized the unusual gifts of Oswald Boateng. His suits have set the standard of fashion style...

Jamaica to Quit British Monarchy

Jamaica 'to cut ties with British monarchy' (ALJAZEERA) New prime minister says country will establish itself as a republic and break ties with former colonial power. Jamaica's new prime minister has said that it is time for her country to cut ties...

Meet Cassandra Steen: German Soulful Recording Star

German pop star Cassandra Steen talks about her influences, choosing to sing in German - her father is African-American and her mother German - in this revealing interview with segments of her performing. (More)

Neo-Nazi Killers on the Run in Germany

Call it a reflex rooted in history. Whenever there is an uptick in right-wing extremist activity in Germany, demands that the far-right party National Democratic Party of Germany (NPD) be banned are almost immediate. The NPD, say its army...

What is the Reality Like for Black Children Growing Up in Italy

Source: Afro-Europe-International Blog To be black and Italian at the same time is a new reality the Italian society is still struggling to accept. Adoption and increase in the number of mixed marriages between Italians and Africans are gradually leading...

Canada Honours Slave “Underground Railroad”

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Source: Al Jazeera An 'underground railroad' that helped US slaves escape to Canada in the 19th century is still celebrated today, more than 200 years later, in the town of Buxton, Ontario. The network of people and safe houses stretched from...

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