Profiles in the Diaspora: Re-thinking Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, the Afro-Puerto Rican Father of the Global African Diaspora
In this weekend read we profile the father of black history Arturo Alfonso Schomburg and his Afro-Puerto Rican heritage.
The Pengest Munch: Behind the Extraordinary Rise of the Chicken Connoisseur
The man behind the viral web series “The Pengest Munch” just minted a book deal and must now navigate life as a star.
I Quit My Job Because I Didn’t Belong There
How do you know whether to quit your job and follow your dreams? Joan Erakit explains why she did just that.
This Star Trek The Next Generation Episode is Absurdly Racist
In this 1987 episode of Star Trek the Next Generation, the Enterprise crew goes to an African planet where they must defeat the natives and bring home a rare vaccine.
How I Learned the Power of Pussy Prayer
Pussy prayer is how we heal the wounds of sexual trauma. One woman’s journey from hurt to acceptance.
This Week In White American Crime: Hate Crimes
The second entry in our series, This Week in White American Crime, focuses on one of the more pathological variants of white crime: hate crimes.
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.
Donald Trump, White Victimhood and the South African Far-Right
A foolish belief in “white genocide” connects Trump supporters, the American alt-right and South African Afrikaner nationalists.
He Tasted Like Cheetos: How a Christian Kid Discovered Gayness and Himself
The story of a boy coming to terms with being gay through a sexual relationship with a childhood friend.
Dear Omarosa, Be Honest, Are You Really Nigerian?
An open letter to Omarosa on behalf of Nigerians everywhere.
Inside Trump’s Secret Whatsapp Group with African Dictators
We’ve been leaked text of Trump’s conversations with some of Africa’s longest serving leaders.
This Week in White American Crime
A non-exhaustive list of the exhaustive crimes committed by white male U.S. citizens.
Meet Raoul Peck, Director of the Powerful New James Baldwin Documentary ‘I Am Not Your Negro’
The filmmaker behind ‘Not Your Negro’ discusses James Baldwin and the creative process behind his unconventional new documentary.