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A projected image of Josephine Baker on the French Pantheon

Josephine Baker Honored at France’s Pantheon

Josephine Baker — the U.S.-born entertainer, anti-Nazi spy and civil rights activist — was inducted into France's Pantheon on Tuesday, becoming the first Black...
Artist Zenab Grabia holds one of her art pieces, a ceramic dish with colorful art.

The Bedouin Artist Embroidering Her Heritage Onto Plates

Zenab Grabia didn’t know any female ceramic artists in her community until she became one herself. By Naama Barak, Zenger News When Zenab Grabia was...
A bronze statue of a rooster stand atop a podium

Cambridge Hands Over Looted Bronze to Nigeria

The Associated Press A Cambridge University college handed over a bronze cockerel looted from Africa in the 19th century to Nigerian authorities on Wednesday, October...

Gil Scott-Heron Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Prophetic Genius Inspired a Generation of Rappers and Musicians with "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" Trice Edney Newswire Legendary poet, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron...
Wole Soyinka speaks among nature

Wole Soyinka, Nigerian Nobel-winning Author, has Hope in Young

By Chinedu Asadu, Associated Press Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's Nobel-winning author, sees his country's many problems — misgoverning politicians, systemic corruption, violent extremists, and kidnapping bandits...