Online Salute

Greetings Folks, When it comes to independent Black journalism, I’m very particular about who I choose to follow. Some of the most radical tend to be selective and biased with their content. But there is one personality who never disappoints, and Honest Media would like to give her an online salute. Dr. Mumbi Seraki. Dr….

Words From The Wise: Julius Sello Malema

“Stop your self-hatred. Stop at taking our brothers from Africa, our sisters from Africa.” – Julius Sello Malema   The xenophobic riots in South Africa have sparked several debates on Black unity and self-hatred. And the first person who came to mind in regards to addressing this problem was Julius Sello Malema. Julius Sello Malema…

Ghana and Ivory Coast Cocoa Deal

Greetings All, I saw some great news earlier today and, as always, felt the need to share. The following information comes from Africa News. Stakeholders in the cocoa industry recently accepted a $2,600-floor price deal from Ghana and Ivory Coast. Both nations threatened to stop selling their products to buyers who couldn’t meet the minimum…

The Hidden Lives of “Housegirls”

The abuse of women is a discussion that’s constantly had but often downplayed. And Black women, in particular, tend to be the number one victims. As someone who refuses to ignore the realities of this world, I want to share a few documentaries on African women who work as domestic servants. They are called “Housegirls.”…

Rwandan President Addresses Food Shortages in Africa

Greetings Everyone, Ever since I saw the clip of Rwandan President Paul Kagame calling out African leadership, I’ve been a supporter. And I’ve come across some recent news of his that I had to share. The following information comes from the Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. President Kagame is urging African leaders to tackle the food shortage…

French Colonial Rule In West Africa

Greetings All, I’ve been trying to stay abreast with international news, specifically with Africans, and came across some information that led to further research. According to BBC News, there have been a few protests throughout Paris, France regarding immigration. The demonstrators behind this are called “The Black Vests.” The Black Vests The “Black Vests” migrant…

Black Men: Heal Your Wounds, Train, and Raise Your Sons To Be Winners

Brothers, It’s time for us to take our spot back. We’ve been beaten down, our communities have suffered, and our reputation has been tarnished long enough. Currently, there’s an energy in the air (most likely our ancestors) that’s leading us in the right direction. But to get there, there are some things that we need…

Pempamsie Tours and Development

Greetings Folks, If you’ve been following this blog, then you know that Pan-Africanism and Repatriation have become hot-button topics within recent years. Well, I came across an amazing company yesterday and had to share their information with you all. Pempamsie Tours and Development Established in 2018, Pempamsie Tours and Development Company is a one-stop-shop for…

Words From The Wise: Professor Bayyinah Bello

“The Haitian Revolution did not begin in 1791, it began the day the first white person went to Africa and began to kidnap people in Africa. They did not just sit down and let themselves be taken away. They fought.” – Professor Bayyinah Bello   Certain events throughout African history, I didn’t learn about until…

Nigeria Signs Free Trade Agreement

Greetings Everyone, I came across some great news today and had to share it with you all. The following information comes from BBC News. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed a landmark agreement aimed to increase trade between African countries. The African Union (AU) stated that the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will create…

Child Labor In Ghana

Greetings Folks, I came across some extremely disturbing news and had to share it with all. The following information comes out of Africa News. The internal trafficking of children into labor is becoming a major problem in Ghana. Ghanaian children who live in meager conditions are being trafficked from their home villages to work in…

June 19, 1865

Juneteenth is a celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. It was June 19, 1865, when the Union soldiers landed in Galveston, Texas advising that the war had ended and the enslaved were now free; which was two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Never Forget!…