Famed costume designer Ruth Carter spoke at Howard University about her work and process in creating clothes for films such as “Black Panther.” (Courtesy Photo)Courtesy Photo

Ruth Carter, Black Panther Costume Designer, Inspires Young Black Artists

THE AFRO — The film industry veteran graced the stage at Howard University’s Ira Aldridge Main Theatre to a captive audience of Howard University students […read more]


Namibia to Vote on Tuesday

Noel Sichalwe, ASSOCIATED PRESS   LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambia will hold a presidential election on Tuesday to replace Michael Sata, who died in October after a long illness. Eleven candidates are vying for the top post in the southern African nation. Zambia has been Read More


Africa’s First Ladies Come to America

by Richard B. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Seeking partners, seeking progress Wives of presidents and government ministers attend major health summit in United States; welcome Black America’s help to make change, progress. The Second African First Ladies Health Summit in Read More