The ABE Initiative: Creating A Future Of Opportunity For African Youth

  Now that Jacquiline Njoki Mathenge, Robin Pik Kipkoech, Robert Thuo Ndiritu, and Geoffrey Mwendwa Nzomo have returned to Kenya with their Master’s degrees from the International University of Japan (IUJ), they all plan on forging a connection between Kenyan companies and the Japanese private sector as they begin their careers. Armed with newly acquired…

Msizi Africa Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Stamp Out Hunger

  Msizi Africa is an international charity founded in 2007 by Lucy Herron to fight hunger. This South London-based organization is registered with the UK Charity Commission as a Lesotho charitable organization, and they give children in Lesotho nutritious food. Also, this team works closely with several local projects with the sole objective of helping…

Magnolia Maymuru: How this Australian Model is Inspiring other Indigenous Girls

Maminydjama Magnolia Maymuru’s story exploded through the news channels and social media after she was selected as the Miss World Australia pageant’s first-ever Northern Territory candidate in May. Maymuru was “discovered” in 2014 while withdrawing some cash from an ATM in her home region of Yirrkala, in North East Arnhem. At first, Maymuru deflected the idea…

The National Museum of African American History and Culture Paints a Full Picture

  Decades of planning and organization finally came to fruition on September 24, 2016, when the National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. The new building is part of the Smithsonian Institution and was dedicated by President Barack Obama. The idea for a national gallery celebrating…