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No safe havens for African men

There is no more refuge and sanctuary for young African men, despite decades-long political debates and calls for racial equality.

Best of times, the worst of times

Obama is president, but US police forces continue to behave appallingly. Africans are in government in South Africa, but Afrophobia persists.

No refuge: The plight of Africans in Israel

Israel is a nation of migrants, bringing together Jews from across the diaspora: from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia. Some refugees from East …

Amal Clooney and the Chagos islanders

“My wife’s the smart one,” says George Clooney without a trace of irony. Before her marriage last year in a star-studded ceremony in Venice to …

Ben Carson: America’s “next black hope”?

Last month, Dr Ben Carson became the first high-profile Republican to form a presidential exploratory committee, usually the final step before declaring an actual run for President of the United States.

We the people, from Ferguson to Freetown

The silence of our leaders over the plight of our African brothers and sisters in America demonstrates that we must take our destinies into our …