ShareShare Article via FacebookShare Article via TwitterShare Article via LinkedInShare Article via Email Jessica van Dop DeJesus, 45, relocated with her family from Washington, D.C. to Brussels, Belgium in 2021. Last year, Jessica and her husband purchased an apartment for about $587,000, where they live with their young daughter. Jessica says that despite paying higher […]

Phil Baisley is pastor of Greenfield Friends Church. They’re back in their little zip-lock baggie and safely nestled in their cardboard shipping box on the kitchen counter, along with my wife’s and my son’s. Where are yours? Perhaps I should explain. I’ve been thinking today about what to do with the dark glasses we all […]

Immigrants – particularly those from African nations – are a growing share of the U.S. Black population A Somali business owner stocks her store in Lewiston, Maine, in 2016. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) The analysis presented in this report about the foreign-born Black population of the United States combines the latest data available from multiple […]

Writing in the Daily Beast, Chicago-born and New Jersey-raised Black, 52, paints a picture of America as ‘a war machine sponsored by Ronald McDonald’ Black says America is such a ‘dysfunctional mess’ that he doesn’t believe the results of the 2024 election will make a difference either way  It comes 12 years after he co-wrote […]

109-year-old Tulsa massacre survivor living in Tulsa: ‘I don’t sleep all night living there’ 109-year-old Viola Ford Fletcher, otherwise known as “Mother Fletcher,” speaks to CNN’s Omar Jimenez about what she remembered from the 1921 Tulsa Race massacre and the decades-long fight for justice. Source link

Rankin County, Mississippi CNN  —  On the eve of the last two sentencing hearings this week in the case of a pair of Black men tortured by six White law enforcement officers, a cousin of Emmett Till’s mother thought of her . . .

International Living readers know there are beautiful, safe, warm, and welcoming countries on earth where the cost of living is a fraction of what it is in the U.S. Places where they can live a more relaxed, fun, fulfilling lifestyle without sacrificing a high-quality lifestyle that includes excellent medical care. We’ve been showing them how […]

As millions of Americans headed to the polls in 15 states for Super Tuesday 2024, there were around 2.8 million Americans living overseas who were also eligible to vote in

Source: Source: ABC 13 / Source: ABC 13 In Houston, a remarkable woman named Elizabeth Francis, age 114, has become the oldest living person in the United States, LongeviQuest reported Feb. 23. Her ascent to this distinguished position follows the passing of 116-year-old Edie Ceccarelli of California on Feb. 22 . . .

In the early United States, a Black person committed an act of resistance simply by reading and writing. Yet we overlook that these activities also brought pleasure. Tara Bynum, an Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Iowa, tells the compelling stories of four early American writers who expressed feeling […]

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