Moviegoers are breathless with anticipation as the awaiting the opening of the Marvel blockbuster “Black Panther,” arriving at theaters this weekend. While much of the fanfare is naturally focused on the title character, “T’Challa,” and his fictional African homeland of Wakanda, there’s also significant excitement about the roles portrayed by Kenya’s Lupita Nyong’o as “Nakia […]
My younger brother, Paul Lee, managed to unearth some of 37-year old CBS video of the White House press conference where I confronted former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. Close by Ali was Jeremiah Shabazz, a longtime “handler” from the infamous Nation of Islam (NOI) Mosque No. 12 in Philadelphia, as well as a member of […]
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/gayleatha-brown-obituary?pid=1000000164381930 Ambassador Gayleatha B. Brown Passed Friday at the JFK Medical Center in Edison NJ. Born in Matwon, West Virginia, she had been a resident of Metuchen for 37 yrs. formerly of Edison. Ms. Brown was a United States foreign service officer and ambassador for over 30 yrs. She attained her BA and Ma honor […]
Last weekend, large crowds once again filled Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Saturday to mark the third anniversary of the protests that toppled longtime dictator President Hosni Mubarak. Just three short years ago, most of Egypt’s long-suffering people mobilized in open revolt against a corrupt, ineffective and often brutal regime. Then, the eyes of the world […]
African-Arab Divide An October 2002 report by Africa Journal’s Sunni Khalid on Africa’s troubled ties with the Arab World.
Angola’s long civil war ends A report by Africa Journal’s Sunni Khalid on the death of rebel leader Jonas Savimbi and the immediate aftermath of the end of Angola’s long civil war in June 2002.
Published on The Root (http://www.theroot.com) Home > What Libya and Côte d’Ivoire Have in Common What Libya and Côte d’Ivoire Have in Common By: Sunni M. Khalid Posted: March 12, 2011 at 12:55 AM Both countries are on the brink of civil war and held hostage by ruthless rulers who refuse to step down. Both […]
http://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/lens-liberia-experiences-irp-gatekeepers Panel discussion on International Reporting Project Gatekeepers trip to Liberia in November 2010.