SLU adds African American studies department during time of racial reckoning | Education

St. Louis University

Students walk on the St. Louis University campus, near the clock tower, on Oct. 19, 2012. (Christian Gooden@post-dispatch.com) ST. LOUIS — St. Louis University will formally launch a department of African American Studies this fall, during a time of racial reckoning for the Catholic church. The campus will be the fourth of 27 Jesuit universities … Read more

African Entrepreneurs Are Banking on ‘A-Beauty’ | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

African beauty doesn’t stop with shea butter, says Linda Gieskes-Mwamba. The beauty entrepreneur who was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and raised between Brussels and Johannesburg has always been a fan of the fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree. Growing up in a part of Central Africa where it … Read more