Monthly Archives: February 2015

New Mahalia Jackson Biopic to be Filmed in Chicago

Bill Duke brings his years of talent and experience to direct and executive produce The Mahalia Jackson Story, a music biopic chronicling the life of… Source: chicagodefender.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News Advertisements

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Nigeria Denies Hiring Mercenaries to Fight Boko Haram

A spokesman for Nigeria’s government has rejected media reports that President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration has hired “white mercenaries” in the ongoing militar… Source: http://www.voanews.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions

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Nigeria: Dozens Killed in Blast – Bombing Suspect Beaten to Death

At least 32 people have been killed at two bus stations in Biu and Jos. Source: allafrica.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News

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10-Year-Old British-Nigerian Accepted at UK University

Esther Okade has been accepted to start her maths degree at the Open University. Source: allafrica.com See on Scoop.it – Pan African World News

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Isis fighters destroy ancient artefacts at Mosul museum

Footage shows Islamic State militants in Iraq smashing statues with sledgehammers in bid to crush what they call non-Islamic ideas Source: http://www.theguardian.com See on Scoop.it – University of World Cultures and Traditions

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ISIS threatens Iraq’s priceless cultural heritage – CNN.com

ISIS is threatening priceless cultural artifacts, particularly in the ancient city of Hatra, the director general of Iraqi museums says. Source: edition.cnn.com See on Scoop.it – World News

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Are Black Americans the Most Religious — and Virtuous — of All?

In a nation where rising numbers of people are dropping out of organized religion, one dynamic religious movement continues to display remarkable strength. The black church…. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com See on Scoop.it – World Spirituality and Religion

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