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Travelers arrive at Miami International Airport ahead of Memorial Day weekend on May 26, 2021. (Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images) Americans are gradually returning to international travel, though international travel restrictions remain in place in many countries. In March 2021 – the most recent month for which data is available – around 3 million American […]

Racism continued to drive state violence. Mass killings by public security officials were frequent, disproportionately affecting Black people in marginalized neighbourhoods. Cis and transgender women, especially Black women, were targets of various forms of violence. In an election year, the dissemination of fake news and statements by President Bolsonaro incited politically motivated violence, threatened state […]

Afro woman in swinsuit at the beach, Matalascañas, Huelva, Spain It seems like you can’t even log onto Instagram or TikTok these days without seeing a plethora of Black women on picturesque beaches, over-the-water bungalows or exploring a beautiful foreign country. Travel offers the opportunity to experience a sense of calm, serenity or even just […]

by Brian Major Last updated: 8:05 AM ET, Wed February 21, 2024 Black History is American history, but it’s also global history. The complex narrative that forms the history of African people and their global descendants is an epic tale of struggle and adversity mingled with achievement and accomplishment. The saga remains ongoing, with Black […]

Following protests against the tragic deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, a public spotlight has been shone on racial inequality, including the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on communities of colour in the UK and the US. All of us working in international development are being offered an important lesson in racism, gender and class […]

George Floyd spent the last few moments of his life lying on the ground, handcuffed, with his neck pinned under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer who ordered him to “relax” as the 46-year-old black man gasped, “Please, I can’t breathe.” Anger over Floyd’s death on May 25 has bubbled over into protests […]

George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis in May 2020 sparked the largest racial justice protests in the United States since the Civil Rights Movement. But the movement went far beyond this nation’s borders — it inspired a . . .

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — If you know anyone about to fly into Nashville, they may be in for a little surprise at the airport. Various people may be there to greet them who have some interesting connections to music history. The bustle of the airport is something Valierie Ellis Hawkins knows well. “I do a […]

When Alex Drueke and Andy Huynh were captured by Russians in Ukraine over the summer and later held in a “black site” for a month, where the two Alabama men said they endured daily torture and lived on spoiled bread and dirty water, they expected death at any moment. “I am going to die from […]

  24 March 2022 It is now universally understood and accepted that the transatlantic trade in enchained, enslaved Africans was the greatest crime against humanity committed in what is now defined as the modern era. In terms of its scale and its social, psychological, spiritual and physical brutality, specifically inflicted upon Africans as a targeted […]

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