Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Negro? Prieto? Moreno? A Question of Identity for African-Mexicans

Most Mexicans will describe themselves as mestizo, or mixed white and native Indian. Candido Escuen, a 58-year-old papaya farmer, is not quite sure what...

Wives – Uganda Dowry Fuels Domestic Violence

BUKEDEA (UGANDA) (AFP) - When Ugandan farmer's daughter Rose Akurut became engaged to a man from a village far from her own, her parents...

There Is No Movement Without Rhythm

WATCH THE FILM: FOLI To the people of Baro, this film may not mean much beyond their borders in Guinea, but to those of us...

Ebola And Its Cultural Casualty In Liberia: Hugs And Kisses

MONROVIA, Liberia — It is hard enough to push away family and friends, shunning an embrace or even a shake of the hand to...

Overcoming Ignorance and Inaction

So, it must not be a far shot, nor is it a far cry, to ruminate on what Narmer would have done. What he would have accomplished and how he would have stood up on principle, and principle alone, for Africa and for humanity.

The Ewe Reality – The Past and The Present

When you take a critical look at who the Ewes once were and what they seem to have become today, it begs still yet the following questions: Are these the same Ewes, now in the 1900s and the 21st century, who support Africa's begging for aid from Germany, France and Britain, every step of the way?

Banku and Fish – Ghanaian Style

The country of Ghana is home to some of the best food in the world with a variety of foods straight from mother nature...

Israel Shreds the Dignity of African Jews – The Falasha

The extraction of the Falasha from Ethiopia to Israel remains a dark chapter in African history, which will not be forgotten. As a continent we are poorer, deprived of their cultural and historical legacy. As a nation, Ethiopia must be and should be shamed by the cynical way in which her leaders marginalized them.

In Bed With President Mahama of Ghana?

Andrew Solomon is the author, and most recently had published, “Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity.”