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Iranians Arrested after Celebratory World Cup Video

09/07/2014

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Iran-Portugal, Photo by Amiro

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 16:42 p.m. DST, 09 July 2014 TEHRAN, Iran — For the second time in the past few months, Iran authorities have arrested those involved in making a celebratory music video. Last month, six individuals were arrested and since released for filming a music video to the Pharrell Williams song “Happy”. […]

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The Face of God’s People | Malka Ingedashet

16/04/2014

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Clouds Blue Sky

Listen to the music of Ayala and Malka Ingedashet, two Israeli Ethiopian vocalist and sisters who join the ranks of Jill Scott, Erykah Badu, India Arie, and Macy Gray.

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Who is Black in America? | Soledad O’Brien

30/08/2013

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Black, Photo by Ange Windsor

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 13:00 p.m. EDT, 30 August 2013 UNITED STATES – On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream Speech,” America has been forced to reconfront the issue of ‘colorism’ in our society. I am purposely not using the word race because there is only one […]

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Live Like You Were Dying

15/02/2013

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Cairo, Egypt Terminally Ill Patient, Photo by JoAnn Pollonais

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 13:15 p.m. EDT, 15 February 2013 Tim McGraw‘s song ‘Live Like You Were Dying,’ serves as yet another reminder that each of us is allotted a certain amount of time here on earth. None of us knows the date or hour that we will be called home, which is why […]

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New York, New York Fisticuffs

28/09/2012

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Two Business Men Fighting, Photo by Michael Castillejos

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 12:16 PM EDT, 28 September 2012 NYC, New York – As human beings have progressed from hunter gathers, to agrarian, to industrialized societies dominated by technology, we have become increasingly tamed through societal norms enforced by political correctness. Today, men and women effortlessly obliterate the livelihood of others, often plunging […]

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