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Following the killing of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black teenager, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, Amnesty International issued Deadly force: Police use of lethal force in the United States, which focused on the laws governing the use of deadly force. This report shows that there has been a disturbing lack of progress over […]

TEL AVIV, Israel — Israel’s Sephardi chief rabbi Yitzhak Yosef is the subject of sharp criticism today, following his last weekly sermon when he compared black people to monkeys as he explained the blessing of blooming trees during the Hebrew month of Nisan. Footage of his sermon was posted by the . . .

Racial and climate justice Sadly, ethnicity, race, class, and caste go hand in hand with the detrimental effects of climate change and fossil fuel-related inequalities. In India and Nepal, women and girls belonging to so called “low castes” such as Dalit, are more susceptible to the negative impacts of climate change as they are forced […]

International Living readers know there are beautiful, safe, warm, and welcoming countries on earth where the cost of living is a fraction of what it is in the U.S. Places where they can live a more relaxed, fun, fulfilling lifestyle without sacrificing a high-quality lifestyle that includes excellent medical care. We’ve been showing them how […]

In a 1990 report, the non-partisan U.S. General Accounting Office found “a pattern of evidence indicating racial disparities in the charging, sentencing, and imposition of the death penalty.” The study concluded that a defendant was several times more likely to be sentenced to death if the murder victim was white. This has been confirmed by […]

At International Publishers’ 100th anniversary symposium in New York in October, Dr. Gerald Horne announced a research prize for the best new manuscript submitted to International that reflects the links between Indigenous dispossession and slavery/Jim Crow. The Jerry and Flora Horne Scholarship will award $1,000 to the winning applicant. Horne—known for such books as

Eric ArnesenThe George Washington University Anyone familiar with the labor movement today knows that organized labor is a heterogeneous group – African Americans, Latinos, Asians and Asian Americans, whites, men and women, citizens and undocumented workers all make up the ranks of the unions affiliated with Change to Win and the AFL-CIO.  There is no question […]

By Special to the AFRO A distinguished panel of nine international jurists has released its detailed final verdict finding the United States guilty of genocide against Black, Brown, and Indigenous peoples.  The jury found the United States guilty on five counts, based on testimony and documents presented at last October’s historic human-rights tribunal held in […]

The business case for diversity has never been stronger but to reap its benefits we also need equity and inclusion. In 2021, Yara’s Black Talent Initiative embarked on the road to eliminating racial discrimination and making Yara a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and others in […]

On June 13, 2020, Black Lives Matter (BLM) activists gathered in London’s Trafalgar Square to call for the eradication of racism and white supremacy. With their fists raised high, the activists, mostly dressed in black, chanted, “Black power!” Were it not for the face masks, which they wore to help stop the spread of COVID-19, […]

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