Institution for African ‘luminaries’ in crisis

The key institution in higher education for Africans “luminaries” is in dire straits.

Fort Hare offered an academic education to blacks from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a pro-British black African elite.

The alumni featured prominently in subsequent independence movements and … Read the rest

Detroit bankruptcy: a cocktail of white flight and black corruption

by Tom Krishner and Dee-Ann Durbin

The city of Detroit, which for years paid its bills with borrowed money, is the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy protection. Here’s a look at how the city spiraled into … Read the rest