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The U.S. and Japan announced a historic upgrade to their security alliance Wednesday, as President Joe Biden hosts Japanese Prime Minister

Tokyo CNN  —  Spiraling geopolitical tensions have pushed the world to a “historic turning point” and are forcing Japan to change its defense posture, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida told CNN Sunday ahead of a

“Eclipse Across America,” will air live Monday, April 8, beginning at 2 p.m. ET on ABC, ABC News Live, National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo WILD, Disney+ and Hulu as well as network social media platforms. When the moon traverses in front of the sun on April 8, parts of North America will be plunged into […]

Atlanta CNN  —  Audrey Collins looks longingly up the hill towards her grandmother’s grave. The pathway to get there is impassible for the 71-year-old, who would need to climb over fallen trees and overgrown vines to reach the headstone, which itself may not even be visible in the forest’s current condition.

By Madeline Halpert BBC News, New York 14 March 2024, 20:14 GMT Updated 1 minute ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: US Vice-President Kamala Harris explains her historic tour of an abortion clinic Kamala Harris has visited a Minnesota abortion clinic, the first time a […]

BALTIMORE — African-American cemeteries across Maryland are facing threats due to climate change.  Broken headstones and cracked tombs are common sights in many African-American graveyards, as climate change exacerbates natural wear with increased flooding and erosion.  Brewer Hill Cemetery, Annapolis’s oldest African-American cemetery, is home to over 7,000 former slaves and three notable Black figures.  […]

TheGrio’s “Running Black” election series profiles Black candidates running for office in the 2024 elections. If successful, each candidate profiled could make history in their state. Hear from them in their own words about what’s at stake in their races, for the country, and for Black and brown communities on the political margin. After serving four terms in […]

NEW DELHI: Former President Donald Trump asserted on Friday that his four criminal indictments have increased his support among Black Americans, as they perceive him as a victim of discrimination. Drawing parallels to the historic legacy of anti-Black prejudice in the US legal system, Trump contends that his legal troubles are a result of political […]

Edward J. Tarver, the Augusta attorney who became the first Black U.S. attorney for the federal Southern District of Georgia, has died.  Tarver, 64, also represented the Augusta area’s District 22 in the Georgia Senate from 2005 to 2009, helping round out a full life of public service. His death was announced Friday after developing complications […]

By Jessica Pumphrey National (TN Tribune)-National Trust for Historic Preservation’s African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is awarding $4 million in its second round of Preserving Black Churches grants to 31 historic Black churches across the U.S. Notably, two of the churches selected for grants are located in Tennessee. Henderson Chapel AME Zion Church in […]


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