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Nina Simone Documentary A Powerful Portrait Of The Artist

Nina Simone Documentary A Powerful Portrait Of The Artist

AFRICANGLOBE - Through archival footage and interviews with her family, closest confidants and collaborators, Nina…

Watch: Seattle Cop Pepper-Sprays Teacher In Face For Walking Too Close

Watch: Seattle Cop Pepper-Sprays Teacher In Face For Walking Too Close

AFRICANGLOBE - A high school teacher and activist sued the city of Seattle after a…

White St. Louis Police Union Official Attacks Black Woman At Community Meeting

White St. Louis Police Union Official Attacks Black Woman At Community Meeting

AFRICANGLOBE - Months after the murder of Michael Brown in Feruguson, Missouri, a St. Louis…

Why Black Americans Can’t Sleep At Night

Why Black Americans Can’t Sleep At Night

AFRICANGLOBE - Black people sleep less than white people, on average by just over…

Videos

The Danakil Depression, The Most Inhospitable Place On Earth

AFRICANGLOBE - “Be sure to choose your 4×4 carefully; you have no idea of what you’re getting yourself into.” That was the welcome we received from our guide as we arrived in Mekele, Ethiopia for our short 4-day – yet physically and mentally demanding – trip into what we forever will call ‘The Most Inhospitable…

The Danakil Depression, The Most Inhospitable Place On Earth

Selfie Addicts Probably Narcissistic And Possibly Psychopathic – Study

AFRICANGLOBE - People who repeatedly snap pictures of themselves and post them online may be showing signs of mental illness along with the photographs. Experts have linked the compulsion to post “selfies” on social media sites with everything from attention-seeking social dependence to very low self-esteem, but a new American study focussing on men found…

Selfie Addicts Probably Narcissistic And Possibly Psychopathic – Study

The Twisted Politics Of White Resentment Is Our Real Police/Race Problem

AFRICANGLOBE - One April morning in 1973 a veteran police officer named Thomas Shea pulled his service revolver and blew away a young Black boy on a street in Jamaica, Queens. He shot the kid in the back. There was no chance of survival. Afterward, no one could figure out why the officer had done…

The Twisted Politics Of White Resentment Is Our Real Police/Race Problem

Meet George Alcorn – Inventor Of The Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

AFRICANGLOBE - Not many inventors have resumes as impressive as George Edward Alcorn's. Among his credits, the inventor received a B.A. in physics, a master's degree in nuclear physics and a Ph.D in atomic and molecular physics. On top of that, Alcorn worked for the likes of Philco-Ford, Perkin-Elmer, IBM and NASA, created over 20…

Meet George Alcorn – Inventor Of The Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

Chinese TV Presents A Biography Of Haile Selassie

AFRICANGLOBE- Though he died almost four decades ago, Haile Selassie's legacy remains strong and valid. "Faces of Africa" sought to unearth the events and memories of the man who dared to confront The League of Nations, now UN, pleading for their support in conquering the Italians who were preparing to attack Ethiopia.…

Business

Ethiopia’s New Railway Starts In 2016

Ethiopia’s New Railway Starts In 2016

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia expects to open a new railway line linking the capital Addis Ababa with the Red Sea state of Djibouti in early 2016, a project at the centre of plans to create new manufacturing industries, the head of…

Nigeria Beyond 2015: Insights On Africa’s Largest Economy

Nigeria Beyond 2015: Insights On Africa’s Largest Economy

AFRICANGLOBE - At a GDP growth rate of 7.3% and a population of over 160…

The Shocking Decline In African-American Household Mobility

The Shocking Decline In African-American Household Mobility

AFRICANGLOBE - Today, a defining feature of African American families is their lack of mobility.…

Ghana Signs $7bn Gas Production Deal

Ghana Signs $7bn Gas Production Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - The government of Ghana on Tuesday signed a $7-billion deal with Italian oil…

Africa

Beyond The Dam: Egypt Looks For A Foothold In Africa

Beyond The Dam: Egypt Looks For A Foothold In Africa

AFRICANGOBE - Egypt is not really interested in Africa and is only trying to exploit…

Britain To Provide Kenya With ‘Cutting Edge’ Security Capabilities

Britain To Provide Kenya With ‘Cutting Edge’ Security Capabilities

AFRICANGLOBE - The United Kingdom has vowed to help Kenya enhance its defense and security…

10 Amazing, Fun & Interesting Facts About Ethiopia

10 Amazing, Fun & Interesting Facts About Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia, officially known as Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is a country located…

White Power In SA: Apartheid Death Squad Commander Eugene de Kock Granted Parole

White Power In SA: Apartheid Death Squad Commander Eugene de Kock Granted Parole

AFRICANGLOBE - The apartheid-era death squad leader known as “Prime Evil” for organising the murder and torture of anti-apartheid activists is to be freed from prison. Eugene de Kock, now 66, was sentenced to life in jail plus 212 years…

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