IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus Co-director, Emira Woods is speaking to buttress the Conference's theme, "Justice for Africa, Justice for the World"
FPIF Co-Director Emira Woods will moderate a panel about women in Africa following a performance of the stage play, "The Convert."
Malcolm X was assassinated 48 years ago, but his killers failed to keep him from living on in the hearts and minds of those he left behind.
As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
China portrays Africa as a partner in common prosperity, rather than a "doomed continent" requiring aid.
Africa is wealthy in oil, gas, iron, aluminum and rare metals.
Hurricane Sandy demonstrated that a natural disaster could quickly, if temporarily, downgrade a rich country to third-world status.
Artist, educator and change-maker from Mali, Coumba Toure, will detail through dialogue, photos and song what is happening on the ground in Mali, particularly with the women and children.
There's nothing sweet about child labor.
In a public discussion with young bloggers, students, and activists from Africa, IPS Associate Fellow and AU Professor Carl LeVan will ask, is there a generation gap in Africa today?