Nipsey Hussle's Memorial Was a Celebration of African Spirituality

During the memorial service for Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle, his mother Angelique Smith emphasized how her spirituality helps her deal with grief.
Meagan Jordan

Chiwetel Ejiofor Is Bringing Real African Stories to Netflix

After making his directorial debut, Ejiofor believes that all stories have Oscar relevance.
Noel Ransome
Street Food

Meat Pies Are the King of Zimbabwe's Street Snacks

For two years, Evis Chirowa has been baking savory Zimbabwean pies and selling them at Toronto's busiest farmers markets, but now she's opened her first brick-and-mortar shop to bring these salty, buttery pastries to the masses.
Leo Moncel

Watch the Trailer for Next Week's Sicilian Episode of 'Huang's World'

Watch the trailer for a very Sicilian episode of <i>Huang's World.</i>
Munchies Staff

These African and Middle Eastern Rappers Are Bringing Fresh Perspectives to New Zealand Hip-Hop

Artists such as Raiza Biza, Young Tapz, Mzwètwo and Times x Two are helping make an already strong local hip-hop scene stronger.
Sarah Gooding

More African and Asian Migrants Are Arriving in Mexico After Long Latin American Journeys

Mexico detained 1,300 African and Asian migrants, three times more than the previous year. The numbers were on track to at least double again in 2015. Many are heading to the US planning to seek asylum.
Conrad Fox
black history

A People's History of Cornbread Stuffing

If it’s Southern and it predates Civil War, it means we’re talking about slavery. The fact is that enslaved people’s hands crafted the most popular American stuffing out of old cornbread.
Michael Twitty

A Feminine Man Is a Powerful Thing to Be

For British-Somali author Diriye Osman, embracing the feminine side of his personality was an act of empowerment.
Diriye Osman
saving south sudan doc

The Dark Continent

This is the second chapter of Robert Young Pelton and Tim Freccia's sprawling 35,000-plus word epic exploration of the crisis in South Sudan. We will release a new chapter daily, but you can skip ahead <a href="
Robert Young Pelton

Is Six Flags Racist Against Dreadlocks?

Do locks really make you too unprofessional to clean up little kid vomit and flip burgers?
Wilbert L. Cooper
The History Issue

England Is The Place For Me

While certain rock stars with surnames that rhyme with "dagger" were making pained efforts to be seen to be hip on the 60s scene in London, Val Wilmer was living in the calypso, jazz and highlife alternative.
Bruno Bayley