"Africa is on the rise and African people are also ascending," one person said.
At Cape Coast Castle on the shores of the Ghanaian city, a sordid history belies its beauty.
The castle overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, a former slave-trade outpost, is home to the so-called "Door of No Return," through which millions of Africans were forced onto slave ships bound for... Read more
In honor of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday he would order flags in Florida to be flown at half-staff when Limbaugh's body is laid to rest.
Limbaugh, a Florida resident, died Wednesday after battling lung cancer. DeSantis called him a friend.
It's not clear when the flags will be lowered, since the funeral plans for Limbaugh have... Read more
At Prairie View A&M, my college experience is now complete
My college experience has been very … different. I’ve attended three schools, had two changes to my major and garnered one hell of a learning experience.
My first stop after graduating from high school in 2017 was the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA).
I want to note that as a senior in... Read more
“There is nothing like self-empowerment: Feeling like you have the tools within yourself to kind of move forward,” said Bonawyn Eison of XP Investments.
A reckoning is underway in America.
Spurred by the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer last May and the cries for racial justice and equity, corporate America is starting to listen and address issues of diversity. Yet at... Read more
It felt like a proper response that wasn't just ‘We need more cops, we need more cops, we need more cops,'" one activist said.
When Ariel Hsu saw a graphic video last week of an Asian American senior citizen in San Francisco being pushed to the ground and the growing social media response around it, she said she was concerned —... Read more