Alyssa Klein studied at Lehigh University and the University of Cape Town.
‘Daughters of the Dust,’ the Seminal Film That Hugely Inspired Beyoncé’s Lemonade, is Back in Cinemas
Julie Dash's 1991 film ‘Daughters of the Dust’ made history in 1991 as the first wide release by a black woman filmmaker.
The Weeknd is Helping Bring Back the Ancient Ethiopian Language of Ge’ez
The Weeknd put out his third album last week. What most don’t know is that he’s also helping bring back the ancient Ethiopian language of Ge’ez.
‘Fire at Sea’ Director Gianfranco Rosi on the Defeat Facing Europe and the U.S.
In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, the prolific Italian filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi speaks on the crisis facing Europe and the U.S.
7 Moments Worth Celebrating From Tuesday’s Disastrous Election
Finding a few bright spots from an otherwise horrendous day in American history, here are some moments from Tuesday’s election worth celebrating.
5 LGBT African Movies to See After You Watch ‘Moonlight’
In honor of Moonlight and its portrayal of black gay identity, we look back at the most notable LGBT cinema from the African continent.
2manysiblings’ Nairobi Thrift Social Returns With Sneaker Edition
The final Nairobi Thrift Social of 2016 is a sneaker edition with special guest, South African producer Muzi.
The Biggest, Blackest Wedding of All Time Will Make Your Day
Nigeria meets New Orleans at the biggest, blackest wedding of all time.
Hear an Exclusive Clip From Trevor Noah’s New Book, ‘Born a Crime’
Trevor Noah narrates a story about his mother's “faith-based obstinacy” in this clip from The Daily Show host’s new book, ‘Born a Crime’...
Revisit the Time Q-Tip Discovered His African Ancestry
Q-Tip of A Tribe Called Quest takes a DNA test to trace his African roots in this Okayafrica TV video originally from January 2012.
Afrofuturism Inspired One of Miami’s Hottest Art Fairs
We speak with Mikhaile Solomon, founder and director of Prizm Art Fair of African and Diasporan artists during Miami Art Week.
Why Aren’t More People Talking About Casey Affleck’s Sexual Harassment Allegations?
If we truly stand against rape culture, we need to hold Casey Affleck accountable for his past.
The Healing Power of A Tribe Called Quest’s New Album
On a dreary week in American history, A Tribe Called Quest release their final album, 'We Got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service'...
Laolu Senbanjo is Using His Voice (and a Powerful Video) to Challenge His Brothers & Sisters in the Diaspora to Vote
Nigerian painter and musician Laolu Senbanjo premieres a stunning 'Sacred Art of the Ori' music video for his new song, "Mama Africa"...