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In the Movement for Black Lives, Do African Lives Matter?

For many first generation Americans, 'Black Lives Matter' has spurred reflection on their relationship to black American identity.

In the wake of George Zimmerman’s 2013 acquittal of his murder of Trayvon Martin, Opal Tometi was scrolling through Facebook, posting links about the story, and attempting to manage her emotions. “I was thinking about [my fourteen year-old brother],” Tometi says, “and how this would become one of the key stories he would grow up with.”

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6 Hot African Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Ifeanyi Awachie sets out to uncover the world of African radio. Check out these 6 poppin' African podcasts.

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Meet 17-Year-Old Austro-Nigerian Photo Genius David Uzochukwu

17-year-old David Uzochukwu is already making an impact in the photo world. We get to know the young artist.

Belgium-based Austro-Nigerian photographer David Uzochukwu has been making an impact in the photo world for a few years now. At just 17-years-old, the award-winning artist has already earned accolades from Canon, Flickr and EyeEm, who named him their 2014 Photographer of the Year. His clients include the Opéra Nationale de Paris and Adobe Photoshop. In March, Uzochukwu will appear in the upcoming mo(ve)ments: African Digital Subjectivities at Yale’s AFRICA SALON.

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On Azealia Banks & Not Being African Enough

Azealia Banks was told not to claim Africa. Nigerian-American creative Ifeanyi Awachie had this response.

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