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Between 1904 and 1907, Germany’s imperialist policies attempted to exterminate a whole section of the Namibian people. Steppenwolf for Young Adults will examine that time in history when it stages Jackie Sibblies Drury’s 2012 play “We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the…

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J. Cole’s impressive 2015 just keeps getting better. Not only can he celebrate his latest album, 2014 Forest Hills Drive, being a critically acclaimed platinum smash, the first rap album with no guest appearances to achieve that feat since 1989, but the “Apparently” rapper can now proudly call himself a college graduate. Last week St. John’s University presented the…

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Sebastian Gündel initially made hits while on the gridiron. After several years of playing American football in Berlin and Rostock, Germany, Sebastian Gündel decided to delve into music. Now known as DJ Gün, he is one of the premier DJs in Europe and also owns an event management company, Weekend Warriorz. DJ Gün recently shared his…

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In the thick of the World Cup competition, fans have made it impossible to enjoy the games without sprinkling in a bit of controversy. On Saturday, Instagram user @selma_slim uploaded the above photo from the Germany vs. Ghana match of the World cup with the caption,“So far I’ve counted 8 Germans in black face [sic].…

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Today marks the 70th anniversary of D-Day — the day of the Normandy landings initiating the effort to liberate mainland  Europe was from Nazi occupation during World War II. Today, President Obama spoke at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial at Omaha Beach. But the contributions of black soldiers are continuously overlooked. Why? Of the 31,912…

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Mario Balotelli’s two thrilling goals against the favored German soccer team on Thursday, June 28, sent Italy to the European Championship final.  If you haven’t seen his spectacular play, turn to ESPN at some point on Friday, June 29.  At 21, Balotelli is probably the most talented player in his age group and he already…

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