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TIME Magazine will be releasing a cover with a giant red “X” over the face of Osama bin Laden. The new issue, the third Time has published in a week, had editors pulling all nighters to push its newsstand date to Thursday and is increasing its print run for the 68 page issue. The al […]

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Action star, vixen, mom, ambassador and just plain badass Angelina Jolie may have adopted a seventh child. Well, that’s if we are to believe the new tattoo that’s currently lounging on her left arm. The tattooed beauty was photographed in a refugee camp near the Tunisian and Libyan border yesterday and a sharp eyed photographer spotted the […]

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A word to the wise: spur of the moment decisions are ALWAYS the best ones.  Case in point: Last month, a friend and I decided to take a quick a study break to attend an info session hosted by the MIT Nigerian Students Association. The topic was Vote or Quench, a non-partisan, social media-driven, grassroots […]

(via AP) Heavy gunfire broke out in Tripoli as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi tightened their grip on the Libyan capital while anti-government protesters claimed control of many cities elsewhere and top government officials and diplomats turn against the longtime leader. While residents of cities in the eastern half of the country celebrated, raising the […]

(Qaddafi in prints). Libyan dictator Muammar Al Qaddafi may be on his last leg in the north African nation but before he is deposed and tried for committing crimes against his own people, or murdered, GlobalGrind wanted to take a long look at the man, his philosophy and his style.  PHOTOS: 15 Things You Need […]

(Photo by Hank Willis Thomas.) If you see one art exhibition in New York City this year make sure it’s the Global Africa Project. A group show of over 100 artists from the African Diaspora working in Africa, the U.S., Caribbean, Europe and Asia. PHOTOS: The February Show At The Chocolate Factory Co-curated by Lowery […]

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John Legend with the assistance of ?uestlove played ‘Ordinary People’, ‘Save Room’, and ‘Use to Love U’ on a low and lonely piano hiding from view. He was huddled in the cave-like stage of The Slate in NYC, sitting lower than the crowd. His stark black attire and brown piano were offset by the warm […]

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African superstars Bajah and the Dry Eye Crew have already gained national recognition in their home country of Sierra Leone and now they’re ready to take on the global music scene. Bajah and the Crew, A-Klazz and Dovy Dovy have a unique musical style called Gbomognoh (pronounced bo-mo-no) a fusion of hip-hop, funk, reggae and the characteristic Sierra Leonean condemnation of the […]

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Don’t give to Africa, give us room. Everything Africa needs to stand is within the continent itself. Years of aid have served to cripple resource rich nations. Aid is like a cancer treatment that benefits one end while killing the host. So, how do we get involved and practice our responsibilities as Global Citizens without […]

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On top of being a gracious host of the World Cup, South Africa is offering the world another precious idea.  Four Harvard engineering classmates of 2008 by Jessica Lin, Jessica Matthews, Julia Silverman, and Hemali Thakkar created this amazing portable energy generator inspired by spending time in Africa. They felt the urge to create clean […]

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The Liberian President Charles Taylor supposedly gave a gift to Naomi Campbell which she denied.  Naomi Campbell may face jail time for possessing illegal uncut diamonds which sh ahs denied in South Africa under oath.  Under the 1986 Diamond Acts bans mining, cutting, polishing diamonds without a license issued by the Diamond Board. The official […]

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For decades, boycotting has been a powerful way of getting people involved in delivering messages against oppression. The United States of America was founded on a protest against England’s tyranny which resulted in the American Revolution. Protests only increased in prominence the years since, reaching a height during the Civil Rights Movement. Throughout America’s most […]