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Arkansas Schools Submit AP African American Studies Materials Amid Controversy

Arkansas schools face a deadline and controversy as they submit materials for a new AP African American Studies course. Arkansas ...
The legacy of strikes within the Black community, has endured from historical struggles to modern labor movements.

The Resilience of Solidarity: A Historical Overview of Strikes in the Black Community

The legacy of strikes within the Black community, has endured from historical struggles to modern labor movements. The Resilience of ...

The Importance of Early Detection of Dementia in the Black Community

Early detection of dementia is crucial, especially in the Black community, especially considering alarming statistics, and the importance of family ...

Addressing the Rising Concern of Suicide Among African Americans

Rising suicide rates among African Americans is an urgent issue. Ohio hopes to address it through a state-wide initiative, cultural ...

Honoring the Legacy of African American Iron Workers in the Potts-Family Industry

The untold contributions of African American iron workers in the Potts-family iron industry Will be explored at an upcoming event ...

Another War Breaks Out in Northern Ethiopia, as the Threat of Disintegration Looms – IMI Portal

Conflict in Northern Ethiopia intensifies with rising ethnic tensions. Calls for dialogue and action grow amidst fears of national disintegration ...
Mary McLeod Bethune, visionary leader, educator, civil rights activist, international advocate, dedication to equality and justice.

Leading with Purpose: The Life and Legacy of Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune is a visionary leader, educator, civil rights activist, and international advocate dedicated to equality and justice. Leading ...

Twenty-Year-Old Faces Execution Under New Ugandan Anti-LGBTQ+ Law

Twenty-Year-Old Faces Execution Under New Ugandan Anti-LGBTQ+ Law By Saurav Sarkar from the Globetrotter News Service A Ugandan law passed ...

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Unveils Game-Changing Plan for Affordable Living in Atlanta

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 13: White House Public Engagement Advisor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks a press briefing at the White ...
View of the huge crowd from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument, during the March on Washington

60 Years Later: The March on Washington Echoes Today’s Struggles and Hopes for Black America

View of the huge crowd from the Lincoln Memorial to the Washington Monument during the March on Washington 60 Years ...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis faces Black leaders' anger after racist killings in Jacksonville - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Florida’s Black Community Outraged: DeSantis Faces Heat After Jacksonville’s Racially-Motivated Shooting

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis faces Black leaders' anger after racist killings in Jacksonville - The San Diego Union-Tribune Florida's Black ...
Kenya sends a delegation to Haiti to assess security needs, sparking controversy. Critics, including Haitian rights groups and international organizations, question the motive and impact of a potential armed intervention led by Kenya.

Haitians Reject Kenya’s Plan for Armed Intervention

Kenya sends a delegation to Haiti to assess security needs, sparking controversy. Critics, including Haitian rights groups and international organizations, ...