Movement to Change Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day Grows

  For every second Monday of October since 1937, millions of Americans have observed a federal holiday honoring Christopher Columbus’ ‘discovery’ of the Americas. Now there is a growing movement to rectify history and honor the indigenous peoples who actually discovered North America first. In an article for the Washington Post, Kristina Guerra explains how…

China Begins Construction Of The $60 Million Liberian Ministerial Complex

  Chinese and local engineers are busy constructing the Chinese-funded ministerial complex in Liberia. Demolition of the old, incomplete Defense Ministry building on Tubman Boulevard in Congo Town is already underway to make room for the new ministerial structure. Concerns about traffic on the already congested Tubman Boulevard arose, since the building will house up…

Marvel’s Luke Cage: More Than Just Your Average Superhero

  Marvel’s Luke Cage, Netflix’s newest series, is in one word – amazing. Never before has a series in the superhero genre so captivatingly spoken about African-American history and culture while delivering a binge-worthy storyline. This show alone makes paying for Netflix worthwhile. If you haven’t seen it, check out the official trailer. The series…