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Kenyan Youths, Sam Mwaniki and Wala Amakove Emerge Winners in the 2021 Facebook Accelerator Program

It's a big win for Sam Mwaniki and Wala Amakove who emerged winners in the 2021 Facebook accelerator program. This year’s Facebook accelerator program competition had over 13,000 applicants but only 13 made it to the top.  The other winners...

Tesla in Trouble over Racial Discrimination

Tesla has been ordered to pay $137 million to a former black contractor colleague after he sued them for racial discrimination. Owen Diaz claimed that he and others were called the N-word and told0 to “go back to Africa”...

Kenya to Celebrate its First Utamaduni Day on Monday, 11th October

Kenya’s interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Fred Matiang’i today announced that the country will celebrate its first Utamaduni day on Monday, 11th October. Through a statement the ministry of interior noted that, “In line with the provisions of section 2...

Family of Henrietta Lacks Sues a Pharmaceutical Company for Using her Cells Without Consent

Descendants of Henrietta Lacks filed a lawsuit on Monday against Thermo Fisher Scientific Company for using Lack’s cells without their approval. For over 70 years, Lacks cells have played a major role in some of the most important scientific...

Bubba Wallace Becomes the First African-American to Win NASCAR’s Cup Series Race Since 1963

Bubba Wallace made history on Monday after winning the NASCAR’s cup series race. Following the win, Bubba became the second black person to ever win this cup after Wendell Scott’s win in 1963. This is his first year driving...

Juwan Deering, the Man Charged in Arson Fire Case that Claimed the Life of Five Children Exonerated

On Thursday, Juwan Deering walked out of an Oakland County courthouse a freeman after spending 15 years in prison. Juwan was sentenced to a life prison term in a fire arson case that claimed the life of five children....

Florida Nurse, Sierra Samuels, Fired after Posting Mocking Photos of Newborn with Birth Defect Online

Jackson Memorial Hospital nurse, Sierra Samuels has been fired after posting photos of a newborn baby with congenital disabilities on her instagram account. Sierra made fun of the baby on social media saying, “My night was going great then...

Virginia Family Restless After Police Fails To Intervene Following Racial Slurs from Their Neighbor

When Jannique Martinez bought her house in Virginia Beach five years ago, she had a dream of a peaceful environment that would give her ample time to raise her family. This however has not been the case as they...

Rihanna Accused of Cultural Appropriation after Styling Non-Black Models in her Savage X Fenty Fashion Show in Braids

Rihanna has gotten into trouble after non-black models in her latest Savage X Fenty fashion show emerged wearing their hair in braids. This has been termed as cultural appropriation and it has sparked a lot of debate online. The show...

Metropolitan Police Officers Accused of Strangling and Restraining a Black Teen in London After Mistaking his Hair Pick for a Knife

On Tuesday, 21st September, 13-year-old Benjamin Olajive was approached by Metropolitan police officers as he got off the school bus. According to the Daily Mail the police mistook Benjamin for someone wearing a blazer with a knife that they...

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