Cultural Affairs

Millennial immigrants drive innovation

Millennial immigrants drive innovation

Ethiopian tech whiz Azarias Reda, visionary entrepreneur Botswanaian Biggie Tangane and Sierra Leonian-American civil activist Kadija Bah are obvious millennial stand-outs when you meet them individually and as a collective. Not simply because of the compelling stories they each bring to the United States in […]

Media’s role in the urban healthcare crisis

Media’s role in the urban healthcare crisis

Listening to many of my media colleagues, the average reader could easily conclude that the only health care debate worth covering today is the partisan bickering over efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. Washington squabbles aside, there are […]

Starbucks pokes the bear

Starbucks pokes the bear

It’s either an ingenious marketing idea or an epic branding disaster. No matter what side of the Starbucks firestorm you fall on it seems a lot of folks missed the point when the company known for its neighborhood coffee, launched an innocent enough initiative to […]

Not your average immigrant story

Not your average immigrant story

While the complex and contentious political discussions over immigration play out in Congress and among the presidential hopefuls, our reporting is focused on the stories behind the debate. In this preview clip of our docu-series ‘Africa In America‘ viewers learn a little known fact about […]