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NAPLES, Italy  –   Three P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and aircrew assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 10 began their participation in exercise Breeze 2024, July 11. The annual exercise, led by the Bulgarian Navy, is scheduled in the Black Sea, out of Varna, Bulgaria. Breeze 2024 will feature units from Albania, Belgium, Greece, Italy, Poland, […]

On 11 February 1965, Malcolm X gave a speech to LSE only 10 days before his assassination. Linking the experiences of Black people in the United States fighting for civil rights to Black Africans on the continent fighting for independence, his critiques of liberal economic practices, and the discourses that upheld them, remain relevant today. […]

Photo: wsfurlan (Getty Images) Throughout history, Black women have had a complicated love affair with chemical hair straighteners. We looked forward to leaving the salon every two to three months with . . .

Tamale, Ghana – U.S. Special Operations Command Africa concluded Flintlock 24 with closing ceremonies during distinguished visitor days in both host nations of Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire, May 24, 2024. Approximately 1,300 participants from nearly 30 international and African partner nations amassed during the two-week duration in support of the largest special operations exercise […]

STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR  –   The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119), transits the Strait of Gibraltar and enters the Mediterranean Sea to conduct operations in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations, Dec. 14, 2023. Delbert D. Black’s presence demonstrates our commitment, flexibility and capability to operate throughout the region.  Headquartered […]

Sub-Saharan African nations account for eight of the 10 fastest growing international migrant populations since 2010, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the latest United Nations data on the number of emigrants, or people living outside their country of birth. The number of emigrants . . .

Sub-Saharan African nations account for eight of the 10 fastest growing international migrant populations since 2010, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of the latest United Nations data on the number of emigrants, or people living outside their country of birth. The number of emigrants . . .

BUCHAREST, Romania  –   The third convening of the Black Sea Maritime Forum, cohosted by Romanian Naval Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, began April 4 in Bucharest, Romania.  “Maritime security within the Black Sea is a shared interest among NATO allies and partner nations,” said Adm. Stuart B. Munsch, […]

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This story was originally published by The Examination and the Guardian UK. The Examination is an independent nonprofit newsroom that investigates preventable health threats and empowers people in harm’s way.  It was just before Christmas. A family tradition, the first for 8-year-old Gloria Moraa. She sat holding a broken mirror in her hands, watching her […]


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