By Lina ZeldovichFeatures correspondent Allen Creative/Steve Allen/AlamyA wooden walkway now juts out over the marshy flats where Fort Mose was built in 1738 (Credit: Allen Creative/Steve Allen/Alamy) Nearly 200 years before slavery was abolished in the US, Black freedom-seekers journeyed south instead of north to a place that promised freedom. In October 1687, a dugout […]

A flurry of holiday sales saw Shopify Inc. end 2023 with strong revenue growth and profits even as consumers continued to grapple with inflation. The Ottawa-based supplier of e-commerce software reported Tuesday a fourth-quarter profit of US$657 million compared with a loss of US$623 million a year earlier. The firm, which keeps its books in […]

By Will Vernon and Mike Wendling BBC News 8 February 2024 Updated 1 hour ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: The moment Carlson asks Putin if he would release detained US reporter President Vladimir Putin has said he believes a deal can be reached to […]

American Girl is dedicated to racial equity, and as part of that commitment, they’re providing free books written by Black women and featuring Black heroines.  According to the company’s website, the books aim to “educate, empower, promote understanding, spark important . . .

IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. ‘Black Men In America’: Trymaine Lee and Charles Coleman Jr. spotlight the strength of the Black vote11:32 Resident of a town founded by formerly enslaved people fights to keep its history alive10:04 The History of Ralph Bunche, the first person […]

Daniel Slim/AFP/Getty Images Tourists take pictures of the Temple of Osiris, a rock formation, at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. CNN  —  What could be better than five days of free entry all US National Park Service sites? Well, you’ll get six chances in 2024. The NPS has upped the ante for next year […]

Large piece of fat ham hock in black-eyed peas with collard greens and mashed potatoes and a slab of cornbread. (Warren_Price/Getty Images/Canva/Danielle Buckingham) It was 2014 when I decided I was going to become a vegetarian. I was in my junior year of college, and I was trying to commit to a healthier lifestyle. It […]

I’m sorry to bring you bad news but the song lyrics “The best things in life are free” aren’t true. Much more accurate is the title of the song, made famous by the Beatles — “Money (That’s what I want)”. In fact, nothing is free. Yes, the trees look amazing at this time of year. […]

Washington CNN  —  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu grabbed Brett McGurk’s arm as he walked out of a tense meeting of the Israeli Cabinet over securing the release of hostages Hamas was holding in Gaza.

The US is widely believed to play a pivotal role in the development of international agreements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but do other countries free ride on US pledges? This paper, published in SSRN, provides what we believe is the first empirical evidence by proposing the US Climate Reciprocity Ratio (CRR); this summary statistic […]

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