Tutu Wins 2013 Templeton Prize

Desmond Tutu, the former Anglican archbishop of Cape Town who rose to international fame as he helped lead the fight against apartheid in South Africa in the 1970s and 1980s, was named the 2013 Templeton Prize winner Thursday. The honor, which comes with a $1.7 million award, is given annually by the West Conshohocken, Penn.-based […]

Black Diaspora Virtual Gallery and Museum

Black Diaspora is creating a virtual gallery to showcase, sell and spotlight the arts of the diaspora. We are looking for paintings, jewelry, crafts, books, etc… Please fill out the form below or send an email to artgallery@blackdiaspora.org for further information. Black Diaspora [contact-form to=’info@blackdiaspora.org’ subject=’Black Diaspora Virtual Gallery’][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’What is […]

A southern boom. Latin America ignites.

In the annals of geopolitical insults, few have been more sweeping than Richard Nixon’s admonition to a young Donald Rumsfeld as he pondered his future career. “Latin America doesn’t matter,” he offered. “People don’t give a damn about Latin America”. He said it in 1971. Would anyone in Washington dare say it again? If the […]

Mr. President for Life

These are the longest serving Presidents in power in Africa, but with President Hosni Mubarak forced out of power and King of Kings is dead Muammar Gaddafi, Now there is a newcomer on list at number 5 and a new number one on list. No 5:  PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI of UGANDA 25 YEARS An ex-army […]