Nothing former MSNBC host Tiffany Cross said is incorrect. Many Black people, other non-white people and marginalized folks in general, have enough experience with what happens when powerful white people decide they want something to see danger ahead. When she is quoted saying, “They’ve never had a problem replacing the people who stand in their […]

Our hearts go out to everyone impacted by Hurricane Ian. The American Red Cross and our partners are working around the clock to comfort and support people in Florida even as the dangerous storm takes aim at the Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia, bringing more life-threatening floods, storm surge and hurricane-force winds. RED CROSS RESPONSE Shelters […]

A Mississippi man is facing a hate crime charge and arson violations after he allegedly burned a cross in his front yard to threaten a Black family. Guenther Gassler/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption toggle caption Guenther Gassler/Getty Images/EyeEm A Mississippi man is facing a hate crime charge and arson violations after he allegedly burned a cross […]

JACKSON, Miss — A Mississippi man has been charged with a federal hate crime for burning a cross in his front yard to threaten his Black neighbors, the U.S. Justice Department announced Friday. Axel Cox, 23, has been charged with one count of criminal interference with the right to fair housing and one count of […]

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegister This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that if the United States decided to supply Kyiv with longer-range missiles, it would cross a “red line” and […]

As large-scale disasters increase in frequency and intensity, the American Red Cross and our donors promote family and community disaster preparation during National Preparedness Month in September to encourage resiliency when disaster strikes. Helping the Red Cross stay ready for and respond to disasters throughout the year are more than 130 corporate and organizational members […]

Geneva, 13 September 2022 (ICRC/IFRC) – The warning lights are flashing on high: armed conflict, climate-related emergencies, economic hardship and political obstacles are leading to a growing wave of hunger in countries around the world. The misery for millions will deepen without immediate urgent action. Systems-level improvements must be made to escape a cycle of […]

Russia launched nighttime attacks on several Ukrainian cities, Ukrainian officials said Saturday as they and Moscow blamed each other for the deaths of dozens of Ukrainian prisoners of war in a separatist-controlled area of the country’s east. The International Red Cross asked to visit the prison to make sure the wounded had proper treatment. Ukrainian […]

EAGLE PASS, Texas – In a press conference Wednesday afternoon, Governor Greg Abbott said Eagle Pass has become “ground zero” for the increase of migrant crossings. “Eagle Pass is part of the Del Rio sector, and the Del Rio sector has seen the largest number of illegal crossings in the past week,” Abbott said. “There […]

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The terrain in the U.S. Border Patrol’s Tucson sector, between the U.S. and Mexico, is unforgiving. The rocky desert can be infested with rattlesnakes, and is dotted with skin-ripping cactus. Still, the number of people is attempting to cross and illegally enter the U.S. keeps increasing. “We are in a . […]

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