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Film Explores African-Americans’ Unhealthy “Soul Food” Diet

AFRICANGLOBE - After interviewing food historians, scholars, cooks, doctors, activists and consumers for his new film "Soul Food Junkies," filmmaker Byron Hurt concluded that an addiction to soul food is killing African-Americans at an alarming rate.

New Florida Law Could Dramatically Cut Black Voters Says Federal Court

A federal court says a Florida law that restricts the number of early-voting days could result in a dramatic reduction in Black voters. The Republican-controlled...

African American Entrepreneur In Talks to Acquire Detroit Telecom

VoxPlus, a highly capable, Detroit-based telecom firm, is being targeted for acquisition by African American entrepreneur Joseph Durham and a group of private investors....

Mitt Romney, NAACP Not So Cozy Relationship

Every Democratic or Republican president or presidential candidate since 1920 has either directly addressed the NAACP annual convention or sent a warm message. The...

South African Judiciary Still Controlled by Whites Says Malema

The South African judiciary is still controlled by the white minority, carismatic ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema said at a closed session of...

South African Media Still Controlled by Whites: UDM

The South African media is still being controlled by a white minority who have been in power since apartheid, the United Democratic Movement (UDM) said on Tuesday. "One cannot shy away from the fact that the South African media is still heavily influenced by those who had been given power during apartheid," UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said during a presentation to the Press Freedom Commission's (PFC) public hearings in Johannesburg.

Over 200,000 Could Face Catastrophe as Sudan's Arab Minority Govt Bars...

More than 200,000 people affected by recent fighting in Sudan's Southern Kordofan state face potentially catastrophic levels of malnutrition and mortality after the Arab minority Government's refusal to let aid agencies replenish stocks and deploy personnel

Marc Morial: Wealth Gap a 'Wake-Up Call'

The widening wealth gap between whites and minorities has wiped out gains made over the last 30 years and could foreshadow even more inequality if something isn't done to address it, National Urban League President and CEO Marc Morial said on Tuesday.

Female Headed Single Parent Household Now the Majority Among African-Americans

Preliminary census estimates also show the share of African-American households headed by women — mostly single mothers — now exceeds African-American households with married couples, reflecting the trend of declining U.S. marriages overall.

Florida Redistricting Battles Heat-Up

Florida's redistricting battle is already littered with litigation. And before it culminates with new maps in March, lawmakers on both sides are poised for a charged battle over racial and ethnic divides, not to mention partisan control of the Florida Legislature and Congress.

Married Households Now a Minority in America

Those joined in holy wedlock now only make up 48 percent of all U.S. households. It marks the first time in American history married couples don't make-up the majority.