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MAJORITY LEADER MCCONNELL & THE SENATE MUST PASS THE GEORGE FLOYD JUSTICE IN POLICING ACT Following the killing of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man, by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9, 2014, Amnesty International launched an investigation into laws governing use of lethal force by police in the United States. […]

The New Black Internationalism The Movement for Black Lives has developed an incipient internationalist language and vision, with the potential to remap America’s place in the world. Adom Getachew ▪ Fall 2021 The Fifth Pan-African Congress, held in Manchester, UK, in October 1945 (John Deakin/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) As the civil rights movement picked up […]

An innovative housing partnership is getting underway as site preparation begins on a 96-unit affordable housing development for Black and Indigenous families, Elders and individuals in New Westminster. “This unique development will help us address an urgent need for affordable housing for Black and Indigenous people and families in New Westminster,” said Jennifer Whiteside, MLA for […]

Living in an absolute mammoth building and never, ever having to step outside sounds like some sort of Black Mirror sh*t. I’m talking staying in some sort of colossal complex with every necessity you could possibly need within the building. Sure, for some people, the idea of never having to go outside onto the busy, […]

The films in the 17th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival do what much media and even the public school system fail to do: educate. Through robust programming that gives meaning to the word “diverse,” the selections in this year’s festival illuminate the experiences of those living in the African diaspora around the world. The […]

Dominique Hill and Irving Smith Jr. had good jobs. Last year, Hill worked as a bartender at P.F. Chang’s in Tysons Corner and Smith had recently been promoted to bartender at Wildfire grill, also in Tysons. Each had more than a decade of experience working in restaurants and was making $700 . . .

  UWGT and the Federation of Black Canadians host Black Leadership and Recognition Breakfast Event awards to honour business, community and youth leaders in the GTA   TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2024 /CNW/ – United Way Greater Toronto and the Federation of Black Canadians kicked off Black History Month with an awards ceremony at the annual […]

News 2024.02.01 Today and throughout the month of February, the Teamsters Union celebrates Black history, a history that is deeply bound together with the history of the American labor movement and the history of our union. While Black history has been long ignored or outright suppressed throughout much of our nation’s existence, during Black History […]

Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther, the latest superhero movie to illustrate and expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has broken all kinds of box office records in the days since it opened – not least in eclipsing Iron Man 3 to enjoy the biggest solo superhero launch in the history of cinema. While its box office success […]

Naomi Campbell (Jamaican, English) walks the runway during the Kenneth Ize show as part of Paris … [+] Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2020/2021 on February 24, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Kristy Sparow/Getty Images) Getty Images International Black Heritage + History Month [IBHHM] launched in June 2021, as a carefully curated digital platform taking […]


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