At International Publishers’ 100th anniversary symposium in New York in October, Dr. Gerald Horne announced a research prize for the best new manuscript submitted to International that reflects the links between Indigenous dispossession and slavery/Jim Crow. The Jerry and Flora Horne Scholarship will award $1,000 to the winning applicant. Horne—known for such books as

By Daniel Wiessner (Reuters) -A California state judge tentatively ruled that nearly 6,000 Black factory workers can sue Tesla as a group for the electric vehicle maker’s alleged failure to address rampant race discrimination and harassment at its Fremont plant. California Superior Court Judge Noel Wise in Oakland said in a written order issued on […]

What once was a Louisiana U.S. Army base named for a Confederate general today bears the name of a Black World War I U.S. Army private. It’s a complicated story that took more than a century to unfold, and there’s a Kansas City connection.  “This was beyond anything we expected,” said Tara Johnson, daughter of […]

The couple behind one of the largest African-American art collections in the world – CBS News Watch CBS News Bernard and Shirley Kinsey started their art collection in the early 1970s. It now numbers more than 700 pieces and counting, and is recognized as one of the largest, most encompassing collections chronicling the Black American […]

HOUSTON: A Black teen who was punished at high school because of the way he wears his hair lost a court battle Thursday when a judge upheld the disciplinary action against him.Darryl George, 18, wears his hair in rope-like strands called locs, which are pinned to his head.Since last August he has been separated from […]

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 […]

CNN Chris Van Heerden appears on CNN on Wednesday, February 21. CNN  —  When dual US-Russian citizen Ksenia Karelina boarded a flight from Istanbul to Russia in January, the last thing on her mind was that she would find herself behind bars weeks later on treason charges, her boyfriend told CNN’s Brianna Keilar Wednesday. Karelina […]

Megacap tech stocks aren’t just powering the U.S. stock market — they’re also holding the world together. U.S. equities now comprise 70% of the MSCI World Index, the benchmark for large- and mid-cap companies across 23 developed markets. This level represents the largest country weight since the index’s inception in 1986; and correspondingly, the lowest […]

She was skiing in the “Eagle’s Nest” area, which is known for its avalanche risks, when she was swept into a pine tree, and died, despite receiving immediate CPR from Mr Murray and later medical assistance. By Russell Hope, News reporter @SkyRussHope1 Sunday 18 February 2024 13:36, UK Renowned US skier Catherine ‘Kasha’ Rigby has […]

George Floyd spent the last few moments of his life lying on the ground, handcuffed, with his neck pinned under the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer who ordered him to “relax” as the 46-year-old black man gasped, “Please, I can’t breathe.” Anger over Floyd’s death on May 25 has bubbled over into protests […]

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