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Young M.A.: The Most Visible Black Queer Woman in Hip-Hop Is a Misogynist

If Chance the Rapper represents the Carefree Black Boy, Young M.A. represents the Audacious Black Dyke—bold, unyielding and unapologetically herself. This is why her visibility is both exciting and deeply… Read more »

Cuba’s Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90

Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, state TV has announced. It provided no further details. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a… Read more »

How A Nigerian Immigrant Became One Of DC’s Most Active Affordable Housing Developers

One of the most active affordable housing developers in the District, Dantes Partners, currently has five projects in the pipeline bringing a total of 783 affordable units to market. But when… Read more »

Trump AG pick Jeff Sessions fears ‘Kenyan’ immigrants in the military are ‘more likely to be spies’ [AUDIO]

Trump’s choice for attorney general, said in a 2014 radio interview that he does not think undocumented immigrants should serve in the military, and that immigrants in the military in… Read more »

The sole survivor of a family killing spree wonders: ‘Why am I the one who was left?’

Laila Siddique was on her way to examine a patient at Penn State’s Hershey Medical Center when her phone began to tremble. The 25-year-old medical student glanced at the screen…. Read more »

NBA teams are reportedly boycotting Trump hotels

At least 3 NBA teams are reportedly boycotting Trump hotels NBA figures have been vocal in their opposition to Donald Trump — now some teams are speaking with their travel… Read more »

50 Best U.S. Colleges For International Students

Last year some 1 million students came from foreign countries to study in the U.S., making it the global powerhouse in higher education. It’s not hard to see why. American colleges and… Read more »

Russia pulls out from International Criminal Court

Russia to pull out of International Criminal Court amid calls for Syria air strikes investigation Vladimir Putin has signed an order to have Russia withdrawn from the International Criminal Court… Read more »

Donald Trump, in Exclusive Interview, Tells WSJ He Is Willing to Keep Parts of Obama Health Law

After railing against Obamacare as a “catastrophe” on the campaign trail, Donald Trump said that he is willing to keep parts of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law in place… Read more »

Trump win sparks riots across US as crowds burn American flag and chant ‘Not our president’

Clinton supporters were filmed setting fire to the US flag while marching through the streets of Portland, Oregon, shouting “F*** Donald Trump” Crowds of angry protesters have taken to streets… Read more »

Global markets tank as U.S. election results shock; As Republican Donald Trump Gains A Path To U.S. Presidency

As Donald Trump made a stunning advance toward the White House, investors around the world reacted with shock. Global stock markets sank, the Mexican currency tanked, and U.S. stock futures… Read more »

Former Kenyan refugee Ilhan Omar will be nation’s first Somali-American legislator for Minnesota

She will be firs”It’s the beginning of something new,” said Omar, who faced only nominal Republican opposition in a heavily DFL Minneapolis district. Ilhan Omar made history Tuesday night as… Read more »

Colorado city uses toilet paper to help repair cracked roads [VIDEO]

At first glance, Littleton looks like ground zero for Halloween pranksters this year — toilet paper is strewn across street after street and block after block. The messy look prompted… Read more »

A Kenyan crowdsourcing tool Ushahidi  will monitor the U.S. election for fraud

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has refused to say he’d accept the outcome of next week’s election if he loses. He has claimed, despite lack of evidence, that the ballots… Read more »

Kamau Kambui Curnal : man on FBI ‘most wanted’ list could be in Washington state

The FBI believes a man on its most wanted fugitives list could be in Washington State. Aaron Barnes, 33, and Kamau Curnal, 28, are accused of driving a minor victim… Read more »