NextGen: Look to Lina Iris Viktor for Illuminating Depictions of Black Girl Magic
The first profile of our July ‘NextGen’ series highlighting talents who envision a black future features visual artist Lina Iris Viktor.
Made in Africa: Chid Liberty’s Liberian-Produced Streetwear
In the first installment of our series profiling people producing cool stuff on the African continent we chat with the Liberian entrepreneur Chid Liberty.
A Designer Q+A: Inside Archel Bernard’s Liberian Fashion Wonderland
This designer of wax-print dresses employs Liberian women in Bombchell, her ethical fashion initiative based in Monrovia.
15 African Artists To Follow On Instagram Now
The Afro-Diaspora Guide to Surviving America’s 45th President
Are you an African immigrant worried about Trump? Here are 4 tips for surviving and perhaps even thriving these tyrannical times.
These Short Films from Blood Orange’s ‘Freetown Sound’ Are Required Viewing
A closer look at the short films demonstrating Dev Hynes’ many talents, cinematic visions and illuminating vocal presence.
Lina Viktor Paints a Multiverse of Black Womanhood With Her Stunning Visual Art
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women
OkayAfrica’s 100 Women is our first annual look at the women making an impact on the African continent and in the diaspora. From the biggest names in culture to young up-and-comers, we’ve got ’em.
Salome Karwah, Heroic Ebola Fighter and “TIME Person of the Year,” Has Died
Salome Karwah, a heroic Ebola fighter and a 2014 “Time Person of the Year,” passed last Tuesday due to complications during childbirth.
Tips for American Journalists from African Journalists
African journalists give their American colleagues tips on how to operate under vindictive regimes.
‘Eclipsed’ Playwright Danai Gurira and Producers Honored for Their Groundbreaking Work
Eclipsed on Broadway’s Danai Gurira, Stephen C. Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey continue to make history.
Buhari Congratulates Trump on Twitter and Nigerians Aren’t Having It
Nigerians Aren’t Having It…
Has Liberia Been Knocked Off Line? Not Exactly.
Liberia’s internet has been attacked by the same malevolent hackers that shut down many American sites last month. What’s going on?