Angela Y. Davis is a scholar, teacher, activist, and organizer. She has published books on race, class, and gender, including Women, Race, and Class (1981); Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude “Ma” Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday (1998); and Are Prisons Obsolete? (2003). She helped to popularize the notion of a “prison-industrial complex.” In 1969 she came to national attention […]

<!– –> From left, British Royal Navy Adm. Sir Keith Blount, deputy supreme allied commander Europe, U.S. Ambassador to Italy Jack Markell and Adm. Stuart Munsch, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa and Allied Joint Forces Command Naples, speak with reporters aboard U.S. 6th Fleet flagship USS Mount Whitney on April 9, 2024. (Alison Bath/Stars […]

The 702 debate has been rife with misinformation all year. But anyone who was hoping to get their facts straight from the horse’s mouth yesterday probably did themselves a disservice. Viewers who tuned in to hear congressional leaders discuss the wiretap program may have walked away less informed after a particular exchange between the House […]

China’s President Xi Jinping speaks at an event held by the National Committee on US-China Relations and the US-China Business Council on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week in San Francisco, California, on November 15, 2023. Carlos Barria | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. […]

Black Canadians have helped make Canada the country we love. From groundbreaking trailblazers in halls of fame and history books to unsung heroes in communities across the country, Black excellence is all around us. However, as we grow and become more diverse, Canada’s painful history of anti-Black racism continues to impact Black communities, preventing many […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Katie Porter became a social media celebrity by brandishing a white board at congressional hearings to dissect CEOs and break down complex figures into assaults on corporate greed, a signature image that propelled the Democrat’s U.S. Senate candidacy in California. This time, her numbers didn’t add up. The progressive […]

American interests in a free and open Black Sea are enduring, but the level of engagement will be shaped by the war in Ukraine and the depth of the U.S. commitment to transatlantic security. The U.S. Navy command and control ship USS Mount Whitney is seen docked during a scheduled port visit on November 2, […]

Feb. 26 is Study Abroad Day, making now an opportune time to reflect on the state of education abroad. Twenty years ago, the congressionally-appointed Commission on the Abraham Lincoln Study Abroad Fellowship Program set an ambitious goal for the United States: send one million college students abroad each year by 2010. Today, a few years removed from the […]

Editor’s note: The following article is an op-ed, and the views expressed are the author’s own. Read more opinions on theGrio. In her powerful speech, “Ain’t I A Woman?” Sojourner Truth summed up the vocal efforts to slow down the women’s rights efforts of her time. “Well, children, where there is so much racket, there […]

“Becoming a PGA of America Member was not the original path in life that I wanted, but I am so lucky it’s the path I took.” That’s a quote from Langston Frazier, who works as a PGA Assistant Professional at Belle Haven Country Club in Alexandria, Virginia. But Frazier, like a lot of PGA Members, is […]

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