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The Evanston Arts Council recently granted $1,000 to the Shorefront Legacy Center to help pay artist fees for a 20-page coloring book. Titled Colorful Legacies: Evanston’s Local Black Historical Figures, the book will feature pictures of Black people who made a difference in Evanston’s history. Laurice Bell, executive director of Shorefront Legacy Center. Credit: Jennifer […]

CNN  —  Russian warships were still launching attacks on Ukraine following the claim from Kyiv that the commander of Moscow’s Black Sea Fleet was killed Friday, as President Volodymyr Zelensky praised the arrival . . .

LaDuke’s journey began in 1985 when she co-founded and co-chaired the Indigenous Women’s Network, a coalition dedicated to empowering women to take active roles in tribal politics and culture. In 1989, she founded the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based organization that focuses on land acquisition, environmental advocacy, and cultural preservation and has grown […]

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan announces grand jury indictments of 17 defendants at a news conference on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023, in San Diego, in connection with a violent attack against three Black men by members of the Hell’s Angels biker gang in Ocean Beach earlier this year. (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune […]

CNN  —  President Joe Biden and his top aides at the White House plan to hammer away at a blunt message as the US government inches closer to a shutdown this week: A handful of extremist Republicans are . . .

At his family farm, Wieslaw Gryn voiced support for Poland’s ban on Ukrainian grain imports, but said the ban had not reversed a price drop that threatens his livelihood and those of other European farmers. “Since the start of the war in Ukraine, our situation has changed dramatically,” said the 65-year-old, who grows wheat, oilseed […]

For the past seven years, Afro-descendant women in Mexico have celebrated the International Day of Afro-descendant Women on July 25. These gatherings occur in regions inhabited by people of Black heritage, honoring both the International Decade for Afro-descendant Women and various civil organizations. Yolanda Camacho and Rosa María Castro Salinas convened for the first meeting […]

The two new leaders for the University of Lynchburg’s Master of Public Health bring decades of broad experience as practitioners, planners, and changemakers in high-profile settings across the globe. That experience has driven Dr. June Sullivan ’21 DMSc and Dr. Bernard Toney ’20 DMSc to engineer a curriculum that integrates hands-on learning opportunities with the […]

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Governments of the United States of America and Bulgaria. Begin text: On September 25, 2023, the United States and Bulgaria held the second high-level Strategic Dialogue to discuss bilateral, regional, and global issues of priority importance for both countries.  The Dialogue aligned with the […]

Megan Rapinoe waves to the crowd before her final game on the U.S. national team on Sunday in Chicago. Michael Reaves/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael Reaves/Getty Images Megan Rapinoe waves to the crowd before her final game on the U.S. national team on Sunday in Chicago. Michael Reaves/Getty Images In her last game […]

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