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Uganda Goes After Its JournalistsThe Communication Commission of Uganda reportedly ordered its media firms to  “39” journalists and reporters, and demanded for submission of...

Hanelle Culpepper Breaks the Glass!

Hanelle Culpepper directs the upcoming Star Trek: Picard, a CBS All Access series coming up next year, Culpepper is an African American...

Cardi B Vs. Nicki Minaj — The Feud is Over

If you're like most observers, you're probably expecting a fight between Nicki Minaj and Cardi B. The two artists have been known to put...

Hiring Local is Tough For De Blasio, and Especially NYCHA

Mayor De Blasio has this tendency to cast his net wide when filling up his cabinet. A year ago, he went...

Six Mass Shootings Across the U.S., President Responds

Over the course of last week, at least Six mass shootings were widely reported on. 42 people were killed, and 108 people...

NYC Local

Local News Highlights –

The African American Chambers of Commerce in Long Island, which can be regarded as the Mother of all Chambers of Commerce organizations...

Immigration Raid and the “Whitening of America.”

It had been reported that the Trump’s immigration officers were going door to door this past week in major US cities oftentimes...

The NYC Police Department and The Department of Transportation Issued Traffic...

The NYPD and the New York City Department of Transportation reported 6 fatal traffic incidences last weekend alone with most of the...

Video Surfaces of Police Officers Being Doused In Water

Young men threw buckets of water over the heads of NYPD officers in Harlem and also in Brooklyn this past Monday. Image obtained from Instagram...

NYC Local Updates – 04/22

An 89 Years Old was Hit in Staten Island At Staten Island on Saturday, an 89 years old elderly woman was hit by a driver...

Meet The Artist who Sings Opera in Yoruba

Meet The Artist who Sings Opera in Yoruba- Nigerian Language! Ever walked into the Lincoln center imagining that the lyrics of the Opera artists won't...

How To

How To Be More Productive By Slowing Down

It's the moment of truth! Are you busy? If you're honest, then it's a yes.

Thinking about Owning a Business? Here are 5 Points African Immigrants...

Thinking about Owning a Business? Here are 5 Points African Immigrants Should Think about: Many immigrants from Africa were...

How Immigrants Can File An Employment Discrimination Charge — Part 1

#MondayLawSeries African Immigrants are faced with diverse kinds of discrimination in the US. And most times, immigrants are marginalized because they look or sound different....

How to prepare Homemade Tasty Plantain Chips

Plantains belong to the banana family. They are starchy with low sugar. An average plantain is loaded with about 220 calories, fiber,...

7 Surefire Tips for Dealing with Rumormongers at Work

Have you ever been a victim of gossips or may be have challenges dealing with rumormongers at work? Well, you should not be worried...

How You can be Assertive with Anyone and Why

Hard work, dedication, commitment, perseverance, and grit are all key factors that contribute to your success in life; but there's one primary...

Opinions

WORLD AIDS DAY

December 1, 2017 By Staff, "The Gist" On this World AIDS Day 2017 there MAYBE some good news - out of Africa - for the 36.7 million...

3 Ancient African Traditions That Justifiably Enslave Women Till Date

  Gender inequality is a global challenge. Women are always discriminated based on factors that's simply out of their control. Gender inequality is deeply rooted...

Five iconic women who shaped Africa

Africa has gone through a lot of struggles from the time before independence until the time when all the countries in modern day...

Next Africa’s Foreign Agents

      Next Africa's Foreign Agents Speaking of foreign meddling- it happens all the time in Africa. For long, it's the West, and now we are...

7 Things People Should Never Say To A Person From Africa

Despite the influx of more positive representations of Africa in Hollywood (hello Black Panther and A United Kingdom), there are still some negative stereotypes...

African Presidents and Their Wives

Humans tend to develop a strong affection for others -- an emotional connection that creates an unexplainable aura of care, support, and...

Food & Recipes

A Guide To A Black Man’s Good Health

A Guide To A Black Man’s Good Health It is a fact that vehicles cannot run without fuels and lubrication...

How to Prepare a Homemade Tasty Feijoada: Brazilian Cuisine

Feijoada is a traditional Brazilian dish which is prepared with fresh pork and beans. It is best when served along with rice, orange slices,...

How to prepare Egyptian Kushari

Kushari aka koshari is a traditional Egyptian dish which dates back in the 1800s. It is a blend of flavors and textures topped...

Banana Blossoms: Recipes, Benefits, and Facts

Getting used to the same meals can be at times boring. Worse still, you may end up losing your appetite and probably supply your...

How to prepare mouthwatering Mugoyo

Mugoyo is a traditional dish for the Baganda community. The dish comprises of a mixture of sweet potatoes and red kidney beans....

5 mouthwatering Ghanian dishes you should give a try| Ghanian Cuisine

Ghana is one of the African countries which are known for its rich diverse culture. Different ethnic groups differ in their way of cooking,...