July 26, 2010
Whether you wish to travel the globe or take a quick staycation, you can find a connection to black heritage and culture.
by Miles Marshall Lewis onMarch 19, 2010
An ex-pat connects with an African-American community in the City of Lights.
December 14, 2009
The divide widens between rich and poor in Copenhagen, Native American gangs on the reservation, New York governor closes the purse, and Houston's gay mayor.
August 27, 2009
As France grapples with modernity and becoming a multiracial nation, the country's rappers and politicians are trying to find a way to co-exist...
June 1, 2009
The flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris carrying 228 has yet to be found, Burials honors for a BUffalo Soldier, Kanye West makes some mad again...
by Sam Fulwood III onJanuary 5, 2009
I know, I know, a black man might become the leader of the free world. But can a brother just enjoy Paris in the springtime?
by Annette Gordon-Reed onDecember 16, 2008
In this excerpt of "The Hemingses of Monticello," author Annette Gordon-Reed examines how Sally Hemings and her brother, the chef James Hemings, enjoyed the cosmopolitan lifestyle of Paris in the 1770s while living with Thomas Jefferson during his stint as Ambassador to France. Teenaged Sally gets her own wages and a taste of freedom that eluded her back home in Virginia.
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