Category Archives: World News

What in the world is going on… and what we need to know about it.
Informing about the matters abroad where change and awareness are needed

NNPA Foundation launches Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign, UNDress

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPAF) commences National Human Trafficking Awareness month by launching its own anti-human trafficking campaign called “UNDress,” which stands for Undermining Nationwide Demand for the Recruitment, Exploitation and Sexual Solicitation of women and children. The campaign will target those who buy and traffic women and children by placing public service announcements in places where buyers typically ‘shop’ for sexual services. Continue reading NNPA Foundation launches Anti-Human Trafficking Campaign, UNDress

The Best Films of 2015

Movies have become a great comfort in what has been a tumultuous year. They’ve entertained us. Made us laugh, feel courageous, scared, romantic and educated us too. It’s a perfect time to reflect on the films, performances and Black artists who made 2015 special. And might as well get a head start on the high-quality movies that will contend for Oscars and be released in theaters and on DVD/VOD in weeks to come. Continue reading The Best Films of 2015

Khalifa’s California: Shameful legacy–California led the nation in forced sterilization

Welcome to Khalifa’s California, an exploration of interesting and little known facts about the state sure to elicit an ahh or ohm; an ah-ha or uh-oh; an oh-my or oh-no.

One day in early spring 2003, with little fanfare and hardly any advanced notice, then Governor Gray Davis issued the following apology on behalf of the State of California. Continue reading Khalifa’s California: Shameful legacy–California led the nation in forced sterilization