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‘Central Park Five’ Sets Record Straight on Infamous Rape Case That...

AFRICANGLOBE - New York police took less than two weeks in 1989 to arrest five young African-American men in the shockingly violent assault and...

Epic Drama Toussaint L’Ouverture to Premiere at African Diaspora Film Festival

AFRICANGLOBE - Starting November 23rd, the 20th Annual New York African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will showcase 54 films from 30 countries, including...

Sorious Samura, Africa’s Michael Moore

As he strode on stage to accept the 1999 Rory Peck award for hard news journalism, Sorious Samura struggled to find the words that...

Arab Terrorists Call for the Murder of More American Diplomats

Al Qaeda’s affiliate in North Africa said Tuesday that last week’s murder of U.S. ambassador John Christopher Stevens was a “gift” and called for...

FBI Warns Anti-American Violence Could Spread to U.S.

In the wake of widespread anti-American violence in the Middle East following the release of "The Innocence of Muslims," a movie considered highly insulting...

Police Sent to California Home of Innocence of Muslims Producer

As outrage over the anti-Muslim film Innocence of Muslims spreads across the Arab world, police were sent to the California home of Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the...

Libya: “Revolutionaries” Massacre U.S. Diplomat and Torch Consulate

The U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other Americans were killed in an attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi by protesters angry over...

‘Think Like A Man’ and the Legacy of ‘Love Jones’

It has been 15 years since Darius and Nina fell in love after that pivotal poetry reading in Chicago, but fans of "Love Jones"...

Women Filmmakers Tell Their Stories

Documentary filmmaking holds a special place in the history of African women's cinema. In 1972, Senegalese filmmaker Safi Faye became the first  African woman...

Where to Invest in Africa’s Media Industry

The media and entertainment industries are registering above average growth in many African countries and are expected to grow at 5% GDP per capita up until 2015. Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and South Africa offer the greatest opportunities for content producers and distribution platforms for film, television, digital media, mobile and other forms of entertainment. The industry signifies a confluence of creativity and commerce. This creativity has the potential to sustain it when combined with entrepreneurship and professional management.

Black Female Historians Come Out Against ‘The Help’

The Association of Black Women Historians released a statement today, urging fans of both the best-selling novel and the new movie The Help to reconsider the popular tale of African American maids in 1960s Jackson, Miss., who risk sharing their experiences with a young white journalist.

Dr. Ben-Jochanan, Living Legend

Even those well acquainted with Dr. Ben’s illustrious career, may not be aware that in addition to being recognized as one of the world’s greatest Egyptologist, Dr. Ben is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Ge’ez, and Arabic.