Robert Mugabe’s Post of WHO Goodwill Ambassador Rescinded Following International Outcry

  A WHO Goodwill Ambassador is typically a celebrity that uses their fame and talent to advocate for matters relating to health across the globe. While former ambassadors have been carrying out their duties, mostly unnoticed, the recent appointment of Robert Mugabe caused public uproar. The President of Zimbabwe, aged 93, was appointed as the WHO Goodwill Ambassador…

Dangerous Obsession: Trump’s Constant Efforts to Undermine Obama’s Policies

In the current political climate of the United States, even the most meticulous analysts have had a hard time trying to determine a constant, defining theme of the Trump administration. In the words of former President George Walker Bush, Donald Trump can be described as a “flip-flopper,” a politician whose views, goals and convictions seem…

Violence on the Rise as Southern Cameroon Seeks Independence

  The Anglophone citizens of Southern Cameroon, who comprise 1/3 of the country’s population, have historically felt marginalized by the French-speaking government of the Republic of Cameroon.  Anglophone Cameroonians accuse the government of discriminating against them in matters of governance of the country, and claim that the government is forcing the French language on English-speakers…

Sonequa Martin-Green: “The Sky is the Limit for all.”

Star Trek has a long history of diversity, the original TV series had television’s first interracial kiss and the show consistently showed progressive attitudes around race and gender. It was particularly important and revolutionary, Devon Maloney writes, for people of color who were “seeing faces like their own on television, in un-caricatured roles, for the…