From Ubuntu to Xenophobia: What It’s Like to be Black and Foreign in South Africa
As xenophobic rhetoric re-appears in South Africa, we take a look at what it means to be on the other side of the hate.
Meet Sands, the Swazi Singer Making SiSwati Fashionable
With his hit single “Tigi,” Sands has achieved what no other Swazi has done before.
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.
18 African Players to Watch at the 2017 NCAA March Madness Tournament
The Dark Skin I Am In: On Learning To Love My Melanin
How one woman went from feeling ashamed of her complexion to loving the the skin she was in. Thanks in no small part to Lupita Nyong’o.
Electrafrique Returns to Dakar With Boddhi Satva
Our Electrafrique party returns to Dakar with a bang with none other than the godfather of Ancestral Soul, Boddhi Satva.
Rising Producer BankyOnDBeatz Talks About His All-Female EP ‘Fuego Senoras’
We speak with Nigerian producer BankyOnDBeatz about his new, all-female project ‘Fuego Senoras’…
This Is What Mr Eazi’s New York City Concert Looked Like
In photos: Mr Eazi’s special Ghana at 60 concert at New York City’s Playstation Theater.
Finding Black Girl Magic in South Korea
What is it like to be a black woman in South Korea? This South African woman asked black women about the experience of living, working and dating in South Korea.
Oddisee Asks For Introspection and Understanding On His Stellar New Album ‘The Iceberg’
Rapper and producer Oddisee has released his latest studio album ‘The Iceberg.’
The Black British Invasion: Samuel L. Jackson is Confused About Black British Actors
Daymé Arocena’s ‘Cubafonía’ Is a Wonder of Handcrafted Cuban Music
‘Cubafonía,’ Daymé Arocena’s new record, is an audacious album of bespoke Cuban music for all millennials.
A Plea for the Living and Unborn: Reflections On an Abortion
A father-to-be reflects on asking his partner to get an abortion she didn’t want and wonders what could have been.