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Bridging the gap between Africans on the continent and those in the diaspora, is the work that has brought two seasoned artists — one from the United States and the other Kenya — to collaborate. It is a collaboration that has been in the making for 10 years, finally bearing fruit with “Nu Africans.” Maurice Evans…

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Lupita Nyong’o wouldn’t have become an actress without her parents’ support. The Black Panther star credits her mother for “nurturing her artistic spirit,” as she admits she wouldn’t have made it as an actress without her support as there weren’t facilities in her hometown of Nairobi, Kenya, like there are in America. Speaking at the school’s…

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Lupita Nyong’o has claimed she has “lost friends” over the selection of people she chose to take to the Black Panther premiere. The 34-year-old actress stars as Nakia in the upcoming Marvel movie, and has admitted that she had so many friends and family that wanted to attend the premiere of the production that even though…

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Kenya Moore of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” can’t seem to win for losing. Now that she has finally found a legitimate man, Moore may lose her gravy-train reality show gig that’s paying her six figures annually. According to sources close to the show, Moore is facing an impossible situation – she’s being ordered to…

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In a strange political twist, President Barack Obama’s half-brother will not support the Democratic candidate in the upcoming presidential election. According to an interview conducted by the New York Post, Maiik Obama revealed that he has decided to vote for Donald Trump. Malik currently resides in Kenya, but he is eligible to vote in Maryland. Malik’s…

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It’s been a busy day in the world of news, so let’s start by tackling the stories that matter most to you. In today’s Tr#nding Stories news segment, we cover Bobbi Kristina’s untimely death, New York Magazine’s exclusive Bill Cosby story, and President Obama’s trip to both Kenya and Ethiopia.

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President Barack Obama visited Nairobi, Kenya, to co-host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit on Saturday. He became the first U.S. president to ever visit Kenya and emphasized the significance of being welcomed in the country where his paternal family resides. “It is wonderful to be back in Kenya. I am proud to be the first…

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The world is watching as President Barack Obama returns to his ancestral home of Kenya on a tour of African nations.  The president has promised to address many issues on the African continent but one issue in particular has drawn controversy and a rebuke from Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. That issue is gay rights in…

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  The value of Black life vs. White life is once again being played out on a grand scale by the mainstream media. By now most news engaged persons have heard of the deliberate crash of a Germanwings jet by delusional co-pilot Andreas Lubitz. The mentally ill man killed 150 passengers and crew by flying…

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The secret sterilization of Africans has been the source of conspiracy theories for decades. However, this time, according to the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association, it’s true. The organization alleges that millions of Kenyan women and girls have been given a tetanus shot, sponsored by the United Nations, which can cause miscarriages. The inoculations were part…

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For weeks now, the world has been talking about Uganda’s noteworthy decision to overturn its extreme anti-gay law over a technicality. And although many activists saw the court decision as an achievement for Uganda, many of the nation’s LGBT refugees think the decision has done nothing to curb the violence and oppression they face in…

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It’s only been a week since Uganda struck down their anti-gay law on a technicality, but now the continent of Africa is facing a new homophobic threat as lawmakers in the nation of Kenya have proposed a “stone the gays” bill. According to the Daily Nation, The Republican Liberty Party has proposed a bill to…

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