Biden laid out an ambitious agenda to Congress with a historic backdrop.
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Three scholars examine President Biden's rhetoric, the symbolism and the several ambitious plans he proposed in his first address to Congress.
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Creating stability and restoring confidence in the Confederation of African Football will need to be balanced by some complex commercial decisions.
The African football landscape is eager to see if Patrice Motsepe can make a positive mark as its leader. But he faces many challenges in trying to fix African football.
Zambia-born, Botswana-raised hip hop artist Sampa the Great.
The increased migration of Africans and the global growth of hip hop culture has seen a dynamic new generation of Pan Africanism emerge.
Nigerian striker Kelechi Iheanacho celebrates after scoring in a European football game.
While player transfers offer the chance for financial rewards, the pursuit of career progress takes a toll on footballing families.
Motsepe Foundation founder Patrice Motsepe speaks onstage during Global Citizen Presents Global Goal Live. Motsepe is running for CAF president.
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Ahmad Ahmad, president of the Confederation of African Football, was considered a shoo-in for a second term. But the entry of South Africa's Patrice Motsepe has brought new dynamics to the race.
Tight finances have long beset HBCUs.
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Without government intervention, three experts warn, HBCUs will have a difficult time bouncing back from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Dean Furman of South Africa during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
The African Cup of Nations is the continent's premier soccer tournament - but it's not being broadcast on TV as usual. Behind the blackout is a tale of court rulings and sour deals.
Egyptian policemen pose in front of the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt, where Afcon takes place.
The nervous Egyptian state hopes that fan-instigated stadium riots will not occur during the Afcon, following a clampdown on some fans.
Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan at the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
Akufo-Addo's intervention marks a continuing move by African political leaders to use football to advance or affirm political situations.
Negative statistics about black people are widely embraced in American society – even when they are wrong.
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Negative statistics about black students may be prevalent, but they are often out of context, misleading or just plain wrong, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
An African American man in a hospital bed. Studies show that pain in African American patients is often not addressed.
Gaps in care and outcomes between African-Americans and white patients is a major concern to those who care about fairness in health care. Gaps in care also exist at end of life, too.
The term “at-risk” is frequently used to describe students from challenging circumstances. Some educators are working to change that.
Using the term 'at-risk' to describe students from challenging circumstances often creates more problems than it solves, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
The U.S. leads the world in the rate of incarceration.
Stanley Andrisse was once branded a career criminal and served time in prison. Today, he is a professor at two medical schools and an advocate for higher education for those who've served time.
France’s World Cup winner Paul Pogba was also eligible to play for Guinea.
It's time Africa's top administrators tried to find out why top African players are choosing to represent European countries, so that they can work to rectify the situation.
A photo of Jahi McMath shown at her funeral service at Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland, Calif.
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California teenager Jahi McMath's family refused to accept the diagnosis of brain death. Her case opens up a number of questions – among them – what role did race play?
Morocco will be going home after coming last in their group in Russia.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Names of lynching victims at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
Actress Nicolle Rochelle, who appeared on several episodes of ‘The Cosby Show.’
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Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.