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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 […]

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks to invited guests after apologizing on behalf of his government for the Netherlands’ historical role in slavery and the slave trade at the National Archives in The Hague, Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption toggle caption Peter Dejong/AP Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte talks to invited guests […]

NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) – When he took office as the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan in late 2021, Damian Williams pledged to prioritize “rooting out corruption in our financial markets.”

The study found that some of the long Covid patterns related to age, sex, race and ethnicity differed from those seen in deaths caused by the initial infection. For example, while Black and Hispanic people had higher death rates from the initial coronavirus infection than non-Hispanic whites, those groups did not have higher death rates […]

ABSTRACT Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, immune-mediated, neurodegenerative condition that results in progressive accumulation of disability over the course of the disease. MS presents heterogeneously, and, as the disease progresses, patients develop a range of physical and neurologic problems that include reduced mobility, cognitive impairment, weakness, fatigue, pain, and defects in speech or vision. […]

Jotaka Eaddy was sitting at her home in Washington D.C. on Thursday morning when she got a text message from a friend: Brittney Grinder was coming home, it said.   Eaddy paused, then reread the message as a flood of emotions — relief, joy, pride— ran through her. The founder of the Win With Black […]

Speaking on the eve of the G20 Summit there, the UN chief appealed for the bloc to support his initiatives to address climate change, sustainable development, the worldwide food and energy crises, and digital transformation.  The Summit is taking place at “the most pivotal, precarious moment in generations”, he told journalists.    ‘Ground zero’ for […]

American Black Journal | The Black church’s role in Black politics, elections | Season 50 | Episode 43  PBS Source link

Businesses can play a key role in achieving health equity  World Economic Forum Source link

Michaela Coel‘s career continies to climb to seismic heights and sky is quite literally the limit. The Emmy winner’s success trajectory is celebrated afront of Vogue US’ November issue – which she covers in stunning style. Lensed by Malick Bodian in the actress’ birth country of Ghana, the feature spread arrives . . .

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