Healthy Communities

The dream of Ujima Enterprises is to have students who are centered in their own historical experiences. Such students, given the objectives of the Ujima project, will be capable of creating healthy communities by transforming themselves into viable citizens. Nothing is so correct for these students as the attachment to cultural truths that produce in the children the kind of values that are necessary for advancement.

Dr. Molefi Kete Asante

What To Look Out For At Urbanworld 2012

The Urbanworld Festival gives talented individuals such as Ava Duvernay and Mara Brock Akil a chance to shine and display their filmmaking skills on an international scale. The [...]

7 Black Females Who Broke Ground in the Medical Field

In 1976, at age 26, Alexa Canady became the first black female neurosurgeon in the United States when she was accepted as a resident at the University of Minnesota. In 1986, after four years at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Canady became chief of the hospital’s neurosurgery department. In 1993, she received [...]

Joyce Banda: Malawi’s First Female President

Joyce Banda is a longtime women’s-rights activist, educator and philanthropist. In addition to all that, the 62-year-old is also now Malawi’s first female president, and the African continent’s second. Banda, who was previously the country’s vice president, took on her new leadership role on Saturday, two days after the death of President Bingu wa Mutharika.