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When Jann Wenner, the co-founder of Rolling Stone magazine, recently said that Black and women musicians didn’t “articulate” rock music philosophy well enough to be included in his new book, his words weren’t just a passing comment.  To music critics and experts, Wenner’s statements to The New York Times magazine

Four Walls Since its inception in 2006, Nashville’s International Black Film Festival has distinguished itself from other similar events. First, it’s the state’s only African American-established and African American-inspired film festival. Second, it has presented and debuted domestic and international works from filmmakers that spotlight often underexposed or overlooked aspects of the Black experience. And […]

Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as chair of Fox and News Corp, after building a media empire over seven decades that revolutionized news and entertainment and made him one of the world’s most influential and controversial tycoons. WSJ: Murdoch, 92 years old, will exit his roles atop each company as of November, when they hold […]

SpaceX just extended its Falcon 9 rocket-reuse record. reports: The Falcon 9 lifted off from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Tuesday at 11:38 p.m. EDT (0338 GMT Sept. 20), carrying 22 of SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites toward low Earth orbit (LEO). The rocket’s first stage came back to Earth 8.5 minutes […]

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South Africa is still home to more rhinos than any other country but continues to experience high losses to poaching – 438 rhinos illegally killed in 2022 compared to 451 in 2021. Namibia detected 93 poached rhinos in 2022 compared to 47 the previous year. In Kenya, official figures showed that one rhino was poached […]

Take one step onto the grounds of the International African American Museum from the Charleston Harbor side and you will immediately find yourself surrounded by bodies. Spread out around your feet are flat silhouettes of men, women and children packed together side by side. Some lie flat, while others appear cramped, with their necks hunched […]

ABDULLAH II IBN AL HUSSEIN, King of Jordan, said that more than 345 million people face food insecurity, daily hunger, or starvation.  Among the most vulnerable are 108 million refugees.  And 40 per cent of these refugees are children.  “Yet these numbers cannot really convey the tragedy,” he said.  Refugees are mothers, fathers and grandparents, […]

RECEP TAYYIP ERDOĞAN, President of Türkiye, highlighting increasingly complex global challenges, said that unfortunately it is impossible to draw a more optimistic picture of the world’s future.  Conflicts, wars, humanitarian crises and political tensions are getting more and more difficult to deal with.  Terrorism — used as an instrument of proxy wars in Syria, Africa […]

VOLODYMYR ZELENSKYY, President of Ukraine, noting that unity can prevent wars, said:  “This Hall has seen many wars, but not as an active defender against aggression.” While the next world war is seen as a nuclear war — a conflict between States “on the highway to nukes” — he recalled that Ukraine gave up its […]

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