Reparations, Black unity among issues raised at debut of UN’s Permanent Forum on People of African Descent

By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO Global reparations, recourse for the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and colonization, as well as wars and authoritarian regimes in Africa were among some of the issues raised during the inaugural session of the United Nations’  Permanent Forum on People of African Descent (PFPAD) held in Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 5


OBA “Re-Emerge” with a New Album – Available Now!

Celebrated Nigerian gospel singer-songwriter and worship minister Bamike Oba Adeyemi, popularly known as OBA releases her third album “Re-Emerge,” available now on digital platforms. The long-awaited Re-Emerge” is a follow-up to her critically acclaimed sophomore LP ‘AKODA‘ which was released in 2012. The all-new project from the Afro-jazz fusionist was unveiled in December 2022 at


A ‘Most Interesting’ L.A. Teen Nods to Black History Month with Kheris Rogers FNDN’s ‘High Vibration’ Teen Summit

*360 Magazine released its coveted 2023 “Most Interesting” list, which includes teen CEO, fashion designer, social influencer and anti-bullying advocate Kheris Rogers… Luana Kay Horry, Senior Editor at HarperCollins Children’s Books, calls Kheris “an inspiration to anyone who has ever been bullied for the things that make them beautiful,” and noted that her story will