Diversity Growing at American HBCUs

  In the United States, historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are designated by Congress as institutions that provided higher education to African American students prior to 1964. In March 2017, Howard University, the most iconic HBCU, celebrated 150 years of advancing knowledge with a positive announcement: enrollment statistics were on the rise and diversity…

Cameroon National Team Expected at FIFA Confederations Cup Despite Controversy 

The most important international football tournament after the FIFA World Cup is set to kick off in mid-June 2017, and the participation of Cameroon has been confirmed despite an ongoing legal dispute within the confederation and professional leagues of that African nation. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup is being hosted by Russia; the inaugural match…

Ghanaian Edward Enninful Becomes Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue 

Let’s be honest; there’s been a true lack of diversity in the fashion industry, so when talented African stars get their due, it’s important to recognize the milestones and see who’s making headlines. Congratulations are going out to Ghana’s Edward Enninful, a creative genius who developed his fashion brilliance at the young age of 18. That’s…

Marvel’s “Black Panther” Trailer Ramps up the Hype

On Friday night, Marvel released the first trailer for the widely anticipated Black Panther film. As expected, it features stunning cinematography, epic action scenes, and some great music. The action flick stars Chadwick Boseman as T’Challa, the Black Panther. There is also a seriously star-studded ensemble cast, including:  Michael B. Jordan, Sterling K. Brown, Lupita Nyong’o, Forest Whitaker, Danai…