Meanwhile, across the diaspora…(July 7, 2020)

Minnesotans help South Africans respond to COVID-19 — Americans in Africa By Kiya Edwards | KARE 11 CAPE TOWN, South Africa — From first timers to co-founders, every year, a group of Minnesotans travels to South Africa through a non-profit called Arm in Arm in Africa. One of their many projects involves distributing locally grown … Continue reading Meanwhile, across the diaspora…(July 7, 2020)

Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

By Professor Lyle Gibson To all of my family and friends, I have been accused of justifying my interpretation of events based on opinion and adding fuel to the fire. That’s not my intent. Here are the facts; I was born black; live black; and will die black. My parents were 25 years old when … Continue reading Look through the lens of your friends and neighbors that are black and brown

BLAK TeK – 6.23.20

Nigerian startup Jamborow raises $400k for blockchain-based fintech platform Ventureburn Staff Reporter Nigerian startup Jamborow has reportedly raised $400 000 from its shareholders to expand its blockchain-based B2B fintech platform... Featured image (from left to right): Jamborow founders Moses Onitilo, John Kamara and Olusegun George Black founders want tech companies to do more than donate By Molly … Continue reading BLAK TeK – 6.23.20

Suffering behind the mask: Black Men and Mental Health

Author’s note: I am not a psychologist/psychiatrist but I’ve experienced anxiety attacks and depression during times in my life.  Most of us have. Many black men suffer in silence perhaps not knowing that they may have mental health issues.  Many stand behind the mask…suffering.  This column is dedicated to them.   An often-overlooked problem in … Continue reading Suffering behind the mask: Black Men and Mental Health

Creating OUR Nu World Order

It’s become more evident than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic that many of the world's black population continue to be marginalized, minimalized, or excluded globally.  Across the African diaspora, black people are underserved by systems that seem to fully support others during times of need.  These systems, political, financial, health care, and food supply to … Continue reading Creating OUR Nu World Order