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Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov is on an official four-day visit to Africa as he seeks to persuade African leaders that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is not responsible for spiralling global food prices. The tour comes just days after the UN and Turkey brokered a deal between Russia and Ukraine to allow Ukrainian grain to […]

Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Community Foundation is recognizing a gift to the Heart of Winooski’s “Uplifting the Winooski School District BIPOC Educator Workforce Program” from an anonymous fund. This initiative will enable current Winooski School District (WSD) professionals and members of the Winooski community to translate their certification and/or work experiences from their country […]

You don’t have to wait for the Cavaliers’ opener to see a nice dish at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Twenty of Cleveland’s top eateries will represent the city’s Black-owned culinary scene at Taste of Black Cleveland: The Food Showcase 4.0 from 6 to 11 p.m. on Aug. 18. Chefs will prepare their signature dishes for guests […]

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Black Hat, the producer of the cybersecurity industry’s most established and in-depth security events, announces its full schedule including in-person and virtual programs for Black Hat USA 2022 . . .

(Illustration by Luca Di Bartolomeo) Our connected world has made it easier than it’s ever been to see problems across the globe. Yet even when confronted with stories of injustice and suffering, most of us still choose to continue with our daily lives rather than stepping into significant action in service of others. I have […]

Guava, a banking and networking platform targeting Black entrepreneurs, announced today the closing of a $2.4 million pre-seed round led by Heron Rock. Founded last year by Kelly Ifill, the company aims to narrow the racial wealth gap by providing financial services to Black small businesses and creators. The digital banking platform — set to […]

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s top diplomat said Moscow’s overarching goal in Ukraine is to free its people from its “unacceptable regime,” expressing the Kremlin’s war aims in some of the bluntest terms yet as its forces pummel the country with artillery barrages and airstrikes. The remark from Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov comes amid […]

July 26, 2022 – Founded in 1998 by Reverend Joseph Lowery, The Georgia Coalition for the People’s Agenda is an umbrella organization of human rights, civil rights, labor, women’s, and justice groups that advocate for voting rights protection, elimination of barriers to the ballot box, criminal justice reform, and equal participation in the political process for […]

Colorado’s DMV data shows that of about 130,000 licensed commercial truck drivers, eight percent — or about 1 in 12 — are women. License holders are encouraged, but not required, to report their race, but of those who did, just two percent are Black, and seven percent are Hispanic. For comparison, Colorado’s population is 49.3 […]

CHICAGO (WLS) — Residents in the North Lawndale area have a new place to shop for fresh produce and meat. Margie Langston couldn’t pass up on the convenience of North Lawndale Meat & Produce. “I live on fifth and you can get here quicker,” Langston said. The full-service, Black-owned grocery store finally opened last week […]

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