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People’s Liberation Army Navy aircraft carrier Fujian on June 17, 2022. Xinhua Photo This post is part of a series looking back at the top naval stories from 2022. U.S. allies and competitors both continued to expand their naval forces with the world’s largest navies investing in new hulls and capabilities. China’s Naval Development

December 27, 2022 Arizona State University’s School of Music, Dance and Theatre will host the 10th Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competition on Jan. 3–8. Recognized as being among the leading international piano competitions, this year’s competition attracted 295 pianists from 24 different countries, according Baruch Meir, artistic director of the competition and associate professor of […]

It has been apparent in talking to Oscar voters across many branches that the one title that keeps coming up at the top of their lists is Netflix’s All Quiet on the Western Front, which is the German entry for International Feature Film. That it has strength across the board though is borne out . […]

A 19th-century ship that once sailed between Yarmouth and Boston played a little-known part in international Black history. The S.S. Yarmouth was the first vessel acquired by the Black Star Line, the first Black-owned shipping line in North America. Built in 1887, it was well past its prime when the charismatic leader of the New York City-based United Negro Improvement […]

The homeownership chasm among US Black and White families is bigger today than it was when Jim Crow was in effect. The Urban Institute recently reported that in 1960, people saw a 27-point gap between Black homeownership (38%) and white homeownership (65%). Now, that gap sits at 30%. To address this, Habitat For Humanity has […]

Between his big black mop of hair, matching beard and preference for travelling around the Okanagan on his Harley Davidson, most people wouldn’t have pegged Tom Kliner as the ideal stand-in for the jolly man in a big red suit. He wasn’t even sure if it made sense 20-plus years ago when he first answered […]

Maya Widmaier-Picasso, the only daughter of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso and Marie-Thérèse Walter and the protector of her father’s legacy, died in Paris on December 20 of pulmonary failure. She was eighty-seven. Widmaier-Picasso was the second of her father’s four children, arriving after Paulo, the artist’s son with ballerina Olga Khoklova, his first wife, and […]

WASHINGTON — Congress gave final approval on Thursday to a bill to expand the U.S. government’s power to prosecute international war crimes suspects who are in the United States, allowing them to be tried in a federal court regardless of the nationality of the victim or the perpetrator, or where the crime was committed. Experts […]

In 1922, Marcus Garvey’s Black Star Line was a throughline from the U.S. to the African continent, connecting members of the diaspora through the transport of goods, with the ultimate goal of transporting people back and forth one day as well – before being thwarted by federal agents. 100 years later, The Black Star Line […]

It has been apparent in talking to Oscar voters across many branches that the one title that keeps coming up at the top of their lists is Netflix’s All Quiet on the Western Front, which is the German entry for International Feature Film. That it has strength across the board though is borne out . […]


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