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Michigan officer charged with murder in Lyoya shooting

By John Flesher and Ed White, Associated Press A prosecutor filed a second-degree murder charge Thursday against the Michigan police officer who killed Patrick Lyoya,...
Kwanzaa celebrations

What Kwanzaa means for Black Americans

Kwanzaa celebrations. Black Hour, CC BY-NC Frank Dobson, Vanderbilt University On Dec. 26, millions throughout the world’s African community will start weeklong celebrations of Kwanzaa. There will...

Happy Kwanzaa: African Americans Celebrate Their African Heritage

Kwanzaa, a Swahili word that means “first fruits,” is a seven-day festival that honors African heritage in African American culture. Kwanzaa takes place each...

PRESS ROOM: Whataboutourdaughters? – Encouraging the Celebration of Everyday Icons Through Letters, Unity and...

Alpha Kappa Alpha Founder’s Great-Grand Daughter, Chantel Harris, Celebrates Iconic Daughters this Women’s History Month (New York, NY) To celebrate Women’s History Month, Whataboutourdaughters? founded...

Kwanzaa Celebration at World Beat Center

By Steve Peterson The World Beat Cultural Center (Executive Director/Founder Makeda “Dread” Cheatom) celebrated its 33rd annual Kwanzaa celebration from December 26 to December 30,...