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FILE – Damarra Atkins pays respect to George Floyd at a mural at George Floyd Square, Friday, April 23, 2021, in Minneapolis. In a new study, Black Americans expressed broad concerns about how they are depicted in the news media, with majorities saying they see racist or negative depictions and a lack of effort to […]

A new Speaker of the House will be elected after Sept. 27, in the wake of Anthony Rota’s resignation amid the fallout from his invitation and recognition of a former member of an SS division in the House Chamber on Sept. 22. On Sept. 22, MPs and Senators give a standing ovation to Yaroslav Hunka, […]

North America’s first Black female newspaper publisher will be immortalized in international archives. The archival records of Mary Ann Shadd Cary have been added to the Canada Memory of UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register. The Memory of the World program is a UNESCO program that helps facilitate preservation and access to cultural records and […]

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — The Danube River and its delta runs for 1,800 miles through 10 countries, including Germany, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia. Heavily polluted when neighboring countries were industrializing under Soviet rule, the area began to recover in the 1990s. Today, new environmental risks like pesticides, micro-plastics and industrial waste are threatening the […]

In an extraordinary gesture of support for a labor union by a sitting American president, President Biden joined hundreds of striking autoworkers today on a picket line outside a General Motors parts distribution center west of Detroit. He urged the workers to “stick with it” as they negotiate with the nation’s largest automobile companies. The […]

The 19th Montreal International Black Film Festival shoots for the stars with its Wednesday night opening selection, the Canadian première of The Space Race at the Imperial Cinema. But this riveting documentary also plunges viewers down to Earth with a thud as it exposes the struggles of the first Black pilots, engineers and scientists to […]

Tensions in the South China Sea cross a line A diver’s underwater cutting of a section of rope in the South China Sea, as shown in a short video clip this week, may seem too simple an act to qualify as a serious international incident. But that diver was with the Philippine Coast Guard, and […]

Edward E. Russell, 91, of Philadelphia, retired judge in Philadelphia’s Family Court and Court of Common Pleas, longtime parliamentarian, attorney, and former adjunct professor at Temple University, died Saturday, Sept. 16, of a stroke at Virtua Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Camden. Judge Russell ascended to the bench in 1988 and heard thousands of […]

“Beauty is in the Street” declares a poster of a young woman, rendered in red against a white backdrop, hurling a brick into the air. The exhibition invites people to consider the power of art to change the world. The pro-revolutionary poster was among thousands produced by the Atelier Populaire, a group of artists and […]

By Rob Harris, sport correspondent England will oppose playing matches against Russian football teams after UEFA suddenly lifted its blanket ban on the country competing in its competitions to allow under-17s fixtures. European football’s governing body took the decision at a meeting of its executive committee 18 months after banning all Russian teams from its […]

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