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Dear Black People: Coronavirus Will Kill You
March 26, 2020
Melanin is not Vibranium and America isn’t Wakanda even in the Marvel Universe ... read more »
Black Press of America Celebrates 193 Years of Freedom-Fighting Journalism
March 19, 2020
“As we deal with some of the most challenging times in modern history, it is important that we understand the significance of the Black Press in reporting on and recording our history,” said National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) Chair, and publisher of the Houston Forward Times, Karen Carter Richards. The NNPA is the national trade association representing America’s Black Press. ... read more »
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Barbara Lee and Yvette Clarke Shed Light on Black Migrants Held at the Mexican Border
November 28, 2019
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) and fellow members of the Congressional Black Caucus took a trip to the Mexican border to discuss the treatment of Black migrants at the border. Their intentions to spread awareness on the topic turned into devastation as they discovered inhumane living conditions for many Africans and Carribeans seeking asylum. ... read more »
Activist Villagers Sickened By Diamond Slag to Confront Mineowner in Court
August 23, 2019
Since the first diamonds were found in the 1930s, the villagers of Kono, in the eastern region of Sierra Leone, have seen the wealth under their feet make others rich. Instead of joy, the shiny stones have left a trail of contaminated water, pockmarked mud brick houses, and countless other indignities. ... read more »
West Africa Inequality Crisis Called Extreme in New Report
July 11, 2019
"Inequality has reached extreme levels in West Africa, and today the wealthiest 1 per cent of West Africans own more than everyone else in the region combined." That was the finding in a new report published by Oxfam and Development Finance International. ... read more »
South African Conservationist Tapped for U.N. Expert Panel on Biodiversity
June 7, 2018
Dr. Dziba, who studied at Utah State University and Fort Hare University in the U.S., says he’s looking forward to engaging with people worldwide in finding solutions for the sustainability of the world’s natural assets. ... read more »
Trump Slights Africa in First Policy Speech to Leaders
September 28, 2017
He could also have mentioned major drives across the continent against polio which have cut down new cases to record lows. ... read more »
African’s Floods Largely Unnoticed Despite Higher Death Toll
September 5, 2017
In addition to thousands of homes, local markets and government offices were badly affected by the flood, according to the state emergency agency. ... read more »
Leaders Come Under Fire As Death Toll From Mudslide Tops 600
August 23, 2017
This week, a report by the authoritative Amnesty International was released, backing his concerns. ... read more »
Hundreds Feared Dead In Sierra Leone Mudslide Linked To Climate Change
August 15, 2017
A fast-moving wall of mud, loosened by heavy overnight rains, has buried over 300 Sierra Leoneans, many of them sleeping children, during a torrential downpour early Monday. The deluge was foreseen by climate change experts. ... read more »
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