Africa

Stop What You’re Doing & Read #NigeriansAtHogwarts RIGHT NOW!

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Oh African Diaspora Twitter, how I love thee…. Last week, #IfAfricaWasABar hilariously discussed the political and cultural differences of nations across the continent, and today the Nigerian massive is having their say with #NigeriansAtHogwarts, a humorous take on what would happen if Nigerian students attended Harry Potter’s magical alma mater....

Watch Idris Elba in the Intense Trailer for ‘Beasts of No Nation’

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Thursday, Netflix released the first look at Cary Fukunaga’s upcoming film Beasts of No Nation, which is based on Uzodinma Iweala’s award-winning novel by the same name. Like the book, the film follows Agu (Abraham Attah), a child solider in West Africa, who is taken in and...

#IfAfricaWasABar Offers a Witty Critique of Africa’s Diverse Countries & Politics

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Africa is not a country. I repeat: Africa is not a country. Unfortunately, that doesn’t stop many from assuming the world’s second-largest, and second-most-populous, continent is exactly the same from coast to coast. Thankfully, Africans from the continent are constantly challenging the “single story” that...

President Obama Advocates For Women’s Rights In Kenya: ‘No Excuse For Treating Women Like Second Class Citizens’

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President Obama recently visited his father’s birthplace of Kenya and he made sure to address the country’s long-running issues with equal rights for women. While addressing a massive crowd of nearly 4,500 during his speech at a well-known sports arena in Nairobi, President Obama did...