Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen offer a rare thing: an English-language cookbook of African food that isn’t from Ethiopia.
James Ault’s new documentary offers a window into a vast and exciting musical world.
In 1896, a Christian army from Ethiopia defeated the Italians.
At the Agan Camp for internally displaced persons in Benue State
Something as big as a plague always remakes the religious landscape.
New books that are shaping conversations about the Old Testament
A nation’s rapid population growth and its complex religious impacts
Hurston's singular ear for the beauty of speech and memory brings Cudjo Lewis's story to life.
Practices drawn from the Hebrew Bible are not new to the continent. Seeking full conversion to rabbinic Judaism is.
Getting millions of Americans to consider the merits of black armed revolution against global oppression is no small feat.
If the water keeps drying up, Christians and Muslims alike will suffer appallingly.
I'm not a big fan of Adele's music, but this week I'm a huge fan of her as a human being. Bob Geldof was assembling a bunch of celebrities to relive that "Do They Know It's Christmas?" glory 30 years later, but for Ebola this time. Never mind that a lot of people in Europe and North America have gotten a little more self critical in recent decades about things like paternalism, white-savior complexes, and the fact that Africa isn't one big country of backward horribleness.