11/24/2020 - David Dinkins: New York City's first black mayor dies
11/26/2020 - Paris police officers suspended over beating of black music producer
11/27/2020 - French President "Shocked" By Alleged Police Beating Of Black Man: Report
11/27/2020 - Macron 'shocked' at beating of black man by Paris police officers
11/27/2020 - First Black American Cardinal hopes to begin on "positive" note with Biden
11/29/2020 - 4 French Police Officers Charged Over Black Man's Beating, 2 Arrested
12/07/2020 - Biden Picks Retired General Lloyd Austin As First Black Pentagon Chief
12/08/2020 - A Black Michigan lawmaker criticized Giuliani’s voter fraud claims. Now she’s getting racist, lynching threats.
12/11/2020 - A new book discusses not just why, but how the U.S. should pay reparations to Black Americans
12/11/2020 - Black health leaders try to build trust in the Covid vaccine among African Americans
12/11/2020 - Car Strikes Multiple People At Black Lives Matter March In New York: Cops
12/12/2020 - Black Lives Matter: Driver charged after crashing into New York protest
12/18/2020 - A Black family put up a BLM sign. Then they found their cars on fire and Trump graffiti painted on their garage, they say.
12/18/2020 - Blindian Project: Celebrating black and South Asian relationships
12/21/2020 - Loeffler’s ‘radical liberal’ barbs against Warnock ‘a broader attack against the Black Church,’ Georgia faith leaders say
12/24/2020 - Black US doctor dies of Covid alleging racist hospital care
01/06/2021 - Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator, honors mother and ‘the 82-year-old hands that used to pick somebody else’s cotton’
01/08/2021 - Trump supporters attacked a Black woman walking home, she says. Police are investigating it as a hate crime.
01/09/2021 - Thousands attend Black Nazarene mass in Philippines
01/10/2021 - Indonesia Safety Panel Locates 2 Black Boxes Of Crashed Plane
01/10/2021 - Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered
01/10/2021 - Black Box Recorders Located At Indonesian Plane Crash Site
01/10/2021 - Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia divers search wreckage as black box hunt resumes
01/10/2021 - Indonesian Divers Search Plane Wreckage For Black Boxes
01/11/2021 - Plastic surgery: Surgeons who target black women and use influencers for promotion
01/11/2021 - Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia's black box locator damaged
01/12/2021 - Indonesia Locates Black Box From Crashed Sriwijaya Air Plane: Report
01/12/2021 - Black box from Indonesian jet recovered from ocean floor
01/12/2021 - Black box from Indonesian jet recovered from ocean floor
01/12/2021 - Bitcoin is a good savings 'Plan B' for Black investors, says Isaiah Jackson
01/22/2021 - Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as America's first Black secretary of Defense
01/22/2021 - US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As First Black Chief Of Pentagon
01/25/2021 - Black Sea palace not mine, says Putin
01/25/2021 - Putin Denies Owning "Palace" On Black Sea As Alleged By Critic Navalny
01/29/2021 - After a Black man was denied a spot in a ‘Whites-only’ cemetery in Louisiana, the graveyard has apologized
01/29/2021 - Louisiana cemetery 'sorry' after denying officer burial 'because he is black'
01/29/2021 - Black Lives Matter foundation wins Swedish human rights prize
01/30/2021 - Anti-Racism Movement Black Lives Matter Proposed For Nobel Peace Prize
02/01/2021 - Black History Month 2021
02/01/2021 - Black Lives Matter movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
02/02/2021 - Ulta Beauty to double Black-owned brands in its stores, feature more Black women in ads
02/05/2021 - Author James McBride asks us to peer behind ‘the boarded-up windows of Black America’
02/06/2021 - History of Queen Charlotte, the Black queen behind Netlix's hit series "Bridgerton"
02/08/2021 - Parents wanted to opt their children out of Black History Month. A Utah school ‘reluctantly’ let them.
02/08/2021 - History of Queen Charlotte, the Black queen behind Netflix's hit series "Bridgerton"
02/09/2021 - Here’s what prominent Black Americans want the next generation to know
02/12/2021 - Rep. Mondaire Jones, one of the first Black openly gay members of Congress, has become the role model he’d never had
02/12/2021 - Nasa's pioneering black women
02/16/2021 - BET founder Robert Johnson: Black History Month should focus more on future opportunities
02/16/2021 - Black McDonald's owner sues for racial discrimination
02/17/2021 - A Black Lives Matter activist was accused of burning books by Trump and Ann Coulter. He was then fired from his job.
02/17/2021 - Her daughter’s class wasn’t teaching Black History Month. So she took matters into her own hands.
02/19/2021 - Google Artificial Intelligence Chief Apologises For Firing Black Employee
02/21/2021 - Google's program for Black college students suffered disorganization and culture clashes
02/24/2021 - How "Bridgerton" hints at the "complete story" of Black Britain
02/25/2021 - Black women bear the brunt of financial pain from pandemic, CNBC + Acorns survey finds
02/26/2021 - New York City Schools Chief Resigns, Replaced By First Black Woman
02/28/2021 - How the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the fashion industry
03/03/2021 - A Michigan man hung a KKK flag facing his Black neighbor’s home. It’s not a crime, prosecutors say.
03/04/2021 - Somebody hijacked Salesforce's LinkedIn account and posted support for Black Lives Matter
03/05/2021 - Black and Hispanic women aren't sharing in the job market recovery
03/07/2021 - How a year ‘like no other’ has weighed on Black police officers
03/08/2021 - Rochester police pepper sprayed Black woman in front of 3-year-old daughter, body-cam video shows
03/10/2021 - J&J Covid vaccine distribution in poor, Black communities raises race questions
03/11/2021 - The lynching that Black Chattanooga never forgot takes center stage downtown
03/16/2021 - Cannes Film Festival: Spike Lee asked again to be first black jury head
03/19/2021 - How a Target intern became one of America's most successful Black women
03/22/2021 - White headmaster forced Black student, 11, to kneel while apologizing, mom says: ‘This was a racist act’
03/22/2021 - Leon Black quits Apollo months earlier than expected following Jeffrey Epstein investment scandal
03/23/2021 - US city of Evanston to pay reparations to black residents
03/23/2021 - Disney to debut 'Black Widow,' 'Cruella' in theaters and Disney+ as it shifts dates for summer films
03/31/2021 - Indonesia Retrieves Black Box From Boeing 737 Crashed 2 Months Ago
03/31/2021 - Michael Jordan's brand taking next steps in $100 million commitment to the Black community
03/31/2021 - 'There is no middle ground' — Black CEOs urge companies to oppose restrictive voting laws
04/01/2021 - Boris Johnson's Most Senior Black Adviser Quits Amid Race Report Outcry
04/03/2021 - Shaped by Black Lives Matter, Gen Z watches Chauvin trial with cynicism and urgency: ‘What’s next?’
04/05/2021 - NBA issues second $3 million in grants for Black communities to create jobs and career advancement
04/09/2021 - He was arrested at a Black Lives Matter protest. Now, he warning others about Florida’s anti-riot proposal.
04/09/2021 - How JPMorgan increased the number of Black interns in its Wall Street program by nearly two-thirds
04/11/2021 - Being mixed race like Kamala Harris: 'I feel just as Indian as I feel black'
04/11/2021 - US Police Shooting Of Black Man Sparks Protest Amid George Floyd Hearing
04/12/2021 - Protests near Minneapolis after black man shot dead by police
04/12/2021 - US Police Officer Fired For Pepper-Spraying Black Soldier
04/12/2021 - Cop Mistook Handgun For Taser In US Shooting Of Black Man: Police
04/13/2021 - Daunte Wright shooting: Police chief resigns over black motorist's death
04/14/2021 - Texas students created Snapchat group to ‘Slave Trade’ their Black classmates, activists said
04/14/2021 - Two N.C. officers suspended over ‘disturbing’ video of them punching Black man on the ground
04/14/2021 - Manslaughter Charge For Minneapolis Cop Who Shot Black Man
04/15/2021 - Video Game To Fight Racism, Players To Step Into Shoes Of Black Father
04/15/2021 - St. Louis’s first Black female mayor hopes to overhaul policing. It’s ‘not going to be easy.’
04/15/2021 - Soldier arrested after shoving Black man, saying he’s ‘in the wrong neighborhood’ in viral video
04/15/2021 - India's desperate Covid-19 patients turn to black market for drugs
04/17/2021 - UK Warships To Sail For Black Sea Amid Ukraine-Russia Tensions: Report
04/20/2021 - Ohio shooting: Columbus police shoot dead black teenage girl
04/21/2021 - Black Teen Shot Dead By US Police In Ohio
04/21/2021 - Golden Globes organisers expels ex-president over Black Lives Matter email
04/21/2021 - Former white policeman guilty of murdering black man in racial case which sparked unrest in US - President Biden "relieved"
04/21/2021 - US Police Under Scrutiny After New Fatal Shooting Of Black Suspect
04/23/2021 - Black ballet dancer Lopes Gomes wins Berlin racism case
04/23/2021 - After a Black man was killed by police in North Carolina, a community calls for authorities to release the body-cam footage
04/23/2021 - George Floyd: Black Lives Matter protesters react to Chauvin conviction
04/24/2021 - A Black customer was beaten right outside a bar and no one called police. He can sue, a court says.
04/26/2021 - Black Axe mafia: Italian police arrest 30 Nigerian suspected gang members
04/27/2021 - Andrew Brown: Family of black man shot by US police demand more footage
04/29/2021 - Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to assault and battery
04/30/2021 - A Philly museum kept the bones of a Black child killed in a police bombing. Decades later, it’s apologizing.
04/30/2021 - Sheriff’s deputy boasted to extremists about beating Black man, called it ‘sweet stress relief,' feds say
05/03/2021 - Mourners gather for Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man fatally shot by deputies in North Carolina
05/05/2021 - Ex-footballer sacked over 'quota black guy' text
05/07/2021 - Michelle Obama: Black parents have 'fear in our hearts'
05/10/2021 - After Black driver is handcuffed and arrested, Va. prosecutor says she never should have been pulled over
05/14/2021 - A Black softball player was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game: ‘I felt humiliated’
05/14/2021 - Black Brazilians protest against racism and police violence
05/18/2021 - A Black councilman protested Andrew Brown Jr. shooting. Police urinated on his property to retaliate, he says.
05/18/2021 - Andrew Brown: No charges for police who shot black motorist
05/19/2021 - Amphotericin-B: Concern over 'black fungus' drug shortage as cases rise
05/19/2021 - Twitter Finds Its AI Tool Tends To Crop Out Men, Black People From Photos
05/20/2021 - Body-cam video shows Louisiana troopers stunned, hit and dragged Black man before his death
05/20/2021 - Black fungus: Call to declare epidemic in Indian states
05/20/2021 - McDonald's Sued Over Alleged Bias Against Companies Owned By Black
05/22/2021 - Louisiana police release video from violent arrest of Black man who died amid outcry over leaked footage
05/22/2021 - "I'm Afraid": US Cops Seen Tasing Black Man Before Death In New Video
05/23/2021 - Black fungus: India reports nearly 9,000 cases of rare infection
05/27/2021 - Amy Cooper was fired after calling 911 on a Black birdwatcher. Now she’s suing her ex-employer.
05/27/2021 - Patrisse Cullors: Black Lives Matter co-founder resigns
05/29/2021 - India also suffering from a "white fungus" infection, more dangerous than the black fungus
05/31/2021 - One case of black fungus spotted in Chile
05/31/2021 - Black Wall Street was shattered 100 years ago. How the Tulsa race massacre was covered up
05/31/2021 - The couple inspired by Tulsa’s black entrepreneurs
06/02/2021 - Woman's lawsuit accuses Leon Black of defamation, violent behavior
06/03/2021 - As a vet spoke about Memorial Day’s roots in Black history, his mic was cut. It was no accident.
06/04/2021 - Nepal Reports First Death Due To Black Fungus
06/05/2021 - Black fungus: Is diabetes behind India's high number of cases?
06/09/2021 - Best Buy says stores will close Thanksgiving Day, to offer Black Friday deals online
06/09/2021 - Judge dismisses lawsuit against McDonald's by Black franchisees
06/10/2021 - Boris Johnson Gifts Biden Mural Photo With A Nod To Black Lives Matter
06/16/2021 - Pittsburgh poised for history-making election of its first Black mayor this fall
06/16/2021 - Putin Cites "Disorder" Of Black Lives Matter, Questions Capitol Riot Arrests
06/18/2021 - Scarlett Johansson criticises Black Widow's 'hyper-sexualisation' in Iron Man 2
06/23/2021 - Russia Fires Warning Shots At British Ship In Black Sea, UK Denies It
06/23/2021 - Russian forces reportedly fire warning shots at British destroyer in Black Sea
06/23/2021 - HMS Defender: What will be the fallout from Black Sea incident?
06/24/2021 - Britain Plays Down Black Sea Warship Incident With Russia
06/24/2021 - Philippines Grounds Entire Black Hawk Fleet After Deadly Crash
06/24/2021 - Russia Accuses Britain Of Barefaced Lies Over Black Sea Warship Incident
06/27/2021 - 'Black rainstorm' warning suspends Hong Kong trading
06/28/2021 - Ukraine, US Launch Black Sea Drills After Warship Incident
06/28/2021 - BET Awards: Black women in music, film and sports celebrated
06/28/2021 - A man fatally shot two Black people near Boston. Prosecutors say they found ‘white supremacy rhetoric.’
06/28/2021 - Bruno Candé: White man jailed for Portugal murder of black actor
06/28/2021 - US 'white supremacist' shoots two black bystanders
06/29/2021 - Sea Breeze military exercises with 32 countries in the Black Sea; Russia describes them as a “provocation”
06/29/2021 - Japan's "Black Widow" Loses Final Death Sentence Appeal: Reports
06/29/2021 - Podcast aims to go beyond ‘Surface Level’ discussions about being Black and gay in America
06/29/2021 - Rare black hole and neutron star collisions sighted twice in 10 days
06/29/2021 - Black Widow: Japanese serial killer loses death sentence appeal
06/29/2021 - Netherlands Says Russian Jets Buzzed Warship In Black Sea
07/01/2021 - US woman charged with hate crime after wrongly accusing black teenager
07/02/2021 - 'Hiking as a black person in the US can be nerve-racking'
07/04/2021 - LeBron James advisor Adam Mendelsohn on tape: 'I’m exhausted. Between Me Too and Black Lives Matter'
07/05/2021 - Black Box Retrieved From Crashed Philippines Air Force Plane
07/06/2021 - Philippines Retrieves Crashed Military Plane's Black Boxes
07/07/2021 - Chicago links Black residents’ lower life expectancy to past and present racism
07/09/2021 - 'Black Widow' nabs $13.2 million in previews, putting it on pace for pandemic-era box office record
07/11/2021 - 'Black Widow' snags $80 million from its theatrical debut, $60 million from Disney+
07/13/2021 - A Florida man tried to hire a hitman to murder his ex and pin her death on Black Lives Matter, feds say
07/13/2021 - ‘Our history has been so consciously suppressed,’ says historian John Whittington Franklin on America’s relationship with Black history
07/13/2021 - Summer of Soul: New film revives lost 'Black Woodstock' gig series
07/15/2021 - Sharpton and Crump, high-profile advocates for Black rights, take on White teen shot by police
07/21/2021 - Mucormycosis: India records more than 4,300 'black fungus' deaths
07/21/2021 - He reenacted Civil War battles as a Black soldier fighting for freedom. Then he learned about his great-great-grandfather.
07/22/2021 - A Black police officer said Capitol rioters called him the n-word. Tucker Carlson said he’s an angry activist.
07/22/2021 - Tokyo Olympics: Black bear at softball arena still not caught out
07/23/2021 - A White woman spit on a Black protester. Now, her hate-crime charge may be dropped.
07/29/2021 - Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over 'Black Widow' streaming release
07/29/2021 - Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming of Black Widow
07/29/2021 - Disney blasts Scarlett Johansson over Black Widow streaming lawsuit
07/30/2021 - The first Black woman to run St. Louis is shaking up the city with a war on normal
08/01/2021 - 'You can be African and black and play polo'
08/02/2021 - Another shipping crisis strikes, threatening delays to Black Friday shopping
08/03/2021 - A Black activist says two White men jumped him last summer. Now, he’s charged with assaulting his attackers.
08/03/2021 - 6 Black women career coaches offer tips for negotiating your salary and countering a low offer
08/03/2021 - A Black CEO shares how she negotiated a $12,000 raise at her first job: 'It was incredibly exhausting'
08/03/2021 - Vauhxx Booker: Black man condemns charges over alleged race attack
08/05/2021 - Bangladesh Police Recovers Lord Vishnu's Black Stone Statue: Report
08/06/2021 - A Black Army vet toured a house with his real estate agent and teen. Police surrounded the home and handcuffed them.
08/06/2021 - Unemployment rate falls for every group but is higher for Black and Hispanic workers
08/08/2021 - Atlanta shooting victim’s biracial sons seek to unite Black, Asian communities in shared fight against hate
08/13/2021 - Turkey floods: Death toll near Black Sea rises to 27
08/16/2021 - A Black officer was a rising star. The department’s ‘Jim Crow culture’ destroyed his career, lawsuit says.
08/19/2021 - Ex-stripper’s lawsuit says clubs blocked her from working because they didn’t want ‘too many black girls’
08/23/2021 - Joséphine Baker to be first black woman to enter France's Panthéon
08/23/2021 - Proud Boys leader sentenced for burning Black Lives Matter flag
08/26/2021 - Letitia Wright treated for injuries after Black Panther 2 accident
08/26/2021 - Body-cam video shows a Louisiana trooper beat a Black man with a flashlight 18 times: ‘I’m not resisting!’
08/28/2021 - Afghanistan: Black Hawks and Humvees - military kit now with the Taliban
08/30/2021 - Hate crimes against Asian and Black people rise sharply in the U.S., FBI says
08/31/2021 - Japan finds black particles in Moderna vaccine
09/01/2021 - Texas parents accused a Black principal of teaching critical race theory. The district has now suspended him.
09/03/2021 - A Beverly Hills police task force arrested 106 people. All but one were Black, lawsuit claims.
09/03/2021 - Black unemployment rises in August jobs report despite more job seekers
09/03/2021 - "Unacceptable Error": Facebook After Labeling Black Men "Primates"
09/04/2021 - Hurricanes can't force this 66-year-old Black climate activist to abandon Louisiana
09/06/2021 - Facebook apology as AI labels black men 'primates'
09/14/2021 - Miss Ireland 2021: First black winner 'proud' of crown
09/17/2021 - North Carolina judges block voter ID law, saying it discriminates against Black people
09/21/2021 - Families beg for Black principal to be reinstated after critical race theory dispute: ‘Nothing short of a witch hunt’
09/21/2021 - Large employers launch telemedicine program to tackle Black health disparities
09/23/2021 - Melvin Van Peebles: 'Godfather of black cinema' dies at 89
09/24/2021 - Black, gay and graying gracefully
09/24/2021 - University suspends sorority over slide show critiquing Black football players’ features: ‘We abhor racism’
09/28/2021 - Black market of COVID-19 vaccination certificates on the rise
09/29/2021 - Oregon school board bans Pride and Black Lives Matter symbols in the classroom
09/30/2021 - Randall Goosby: Violinist champions music by black composers
09/30/2021 - Scarlett Johansson and Disney settle 'Black Widow' lawsuit
10/04/2021 - Alabama spends more than a half-million dollars a year on a Confederate memorial. Black historical sites struggle to keep their doors open.
10/04/2021 - Amazon rolls out early Black Friday deals to jump-start holiday shopping
10/05/2021 - Tesla To Pay Over $130 Million To Black Ex-Worker Over Racism: Report
10/05/2021 - ESPN’s Sage Steele calls Obama’s choice to identify as Black ‘fascinating’: ‘His Black dad was nowhere to be found’
10/17/2021 - Eyeing Russia, US Defense Chief Heads To Black Sea Region
10/17/2021 - 3 American Men Go On Trial In 2020 Murder Of Black Jogger
10/17/2021 - Walmart+ members get first dibs on Black Friday deals, which will start in early November
10/18/2021 - Ahmaud Arbery: Trial over black jogger's death begins
10/18/2021 - Colin Powell, First US Black Secretary Of State, Dies Of Covid
10/19/2021 - A sheriff’s deputy grabbed a Black woman by her hair and repeatedly slammed her to the ground, video shows
10/21/2021 - Sheriff charged with falsely reporting Black newspaper carrier to police
10/23/2021 - Black museum suggests melting down Robert E. Lee statue at heart of Charlottesville violence to make new art
10/25/2021 - Sneakers generated $70 billion last year. Black retailers saw little of that
10/27/2021 - Atlanta, long known as the seat of Black economic and political power, votes on its future in mayoral election
10/27/2021 - Ruth Negga on her latest role – as a black woman passing as white
10/27/2021 - 'You have to prove your faith when you're dating as a black Muslim'
10/28/2021 - Stanley Black & Decker nearing $1 billion of goods stuck in supply chain mess, CEO says
11/02/2021 - Russia Holds Black Sea Navy Drills With Eye On US Ships
11/02/2021 - New York Elects Black Ex-Cop Eric Adams As Next Mayor
11/04/2021 - Russian Navy Tracks US Naval Vessel In Black Sea: Report
11/04/2021 - Ahmaud Arbery: Nearly all-white jury chosen in black jogger murder trial
11/05/2021 - These charts show how October jobs gains left behind women and Black workers
11/05/2021 - Ahmaud Arbery murder trial: Prosecutors reveal full footage of black jogger's death
11/10/2021 - The DOJ found widespread ‘racial harassment’ at a school district. Weeks later, a Black student died by suicide.
11/12/2021 - A White police chief placed a KKK note on a Black officer’s coat: ‘It was so demeaning’
11/13/2021 - US, NATO Black Sea Drills A "Serious Challenge": Vladimir Putin
11/13/2021 - Black Friday 2021: Here are the best deals already out (and why you should grab them)
11/15/2021 - No matter the verdict in Rittenhouse trial, Black residents of Kenosha say justice remains elusive
11/19/2021 - Elijah McClain: Family of murdered black man to receive $15m
11/20/2021 - Ukraine Raises Russia Attack Fears, US Sends Patrol Boats Near Black Sea
11/23/2021 - Four Black men were accused of rape in Jim Crow Florida. 72 years later, they’ve been exonerated.
11/23/2021 - As Arbery trial draws to a close, Black Americans again ask if there will be justice
11/23/2021 - Heading into Black Friday, 1 in 3 shoppers are still paying off last year’s holiday debt
11/24/2021 - The Black Friday trade: Wall Street's stock winners for the holiday season
11/24/2021 - 3 Americans Found Guilty In Black Man's Murder In US
11/24/2021 - Ahmaud Arbery: Key moments in the trial over black jogger's killing
11/24/2021 - Ahmaud Arbery: Three US men guilty of murdering black jogger
11/26/2021 - Protesters hit Amazon buildings on Black Friday
11/26/2021 - Black Friday spending set to soar despite fewer deals
11/26/2021 - Online Shopping Spend Soars Even Before Retailers Open On 'Black Friday'
11/27/2021 - Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels as Americans stay home
11/29/2021 - Virgil Abloh: How he 'helped black people dream in fashion'
11/30/2021 - Amazon touts record post-Thanksgiving sales amid lackluster Black Friday, Cyber Monday for retailers
11/30/2021 - US Author's Apology To Black Man Cleared Of Her Rape After 16 Years
12/01/2021 - Wife Of "Godfather Of Black Music" Shot In Home Robbery: Report
12/02/2021 - ‘Zoom-bombers’ hijacked school board meeting from Black superintendent, played looped recording of racist slur
12/03/2021 - Black women see unemployment rate fall in November, but are still left behind in overall recovery
12/06/2021 - A Black couple says an appraiser lowballed them. So, they ‘white-washed’ their home and say the value shot up.
12/07/2021 - A man planted bombs hours after a Black Lives Matter protest in Pittsburgh. He was sentenced to probation.
12/12/2021 - Black Axe: Leaked documents shine spotlight on secretive Nigerian gang
12/15/2021 - "Rest In Power": Iconic US Black Feminist Author Bell Hooks Dies At 69
12/16/2021 - Biden grants Medal of Honor to first black soldier since Vietnam
12/17/2021 - "Chaotic": US Ex-Policewoman Tearfully Testifies About Killing Black Man
12/26/2021 - Why I'm proud to be black and Jewish
12/29/2021 - GOP Rhode Island lawmaker under fire for suggesting she lost a Black friend to critical race theory
12/30/2021 - Virginia Confederate monuments likely headed to black history museum
01/06/2022 - Black Thursday for Argentina's economy – no agreement with IMF
01/07/2022 - Sidney Poitier, first Black man to win Oscar for best actor, dies at 94
01/07/2022 - Three Men To Be Sentenced For Murder Of Black US Jogger
01/07/2022 - Sidney Poitier, Hollywood's First Major Black Movie Star, Dies At 94
01/07/2022 - Sidney Poitier was a ground-breaking black man - Bonnie Greer
01/07/2022 - Life In Jail For Killers Of Black American Jogger
01/10/2022 - Maya Angelou: Poet is first black woman on US quarter
01/11/2022 - Poet Maya Angelo Becomes The First Black Woman To Be Featured On US Coin
01/11/2022 - Maya Angelou to become the first Black woman to appear on U.S. quarter as Treasury rollout begins
01/12/2022 - Ida B. Wells, Black journalist and suffragist, honored with new Barbie doll
01/13/2022 - 'As a black woman in STEM I'm used for photo opportunities'
01/13/2022 - Protests In US After Black Man Shot Dead By Off-Duty Police Officer
01/17/2022 - Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications black out
01/20/2022 - A Florida woman went on a night walk with her dog. A black bear almost killed her: ‘I feel lucky to be alive’
01/20/2022 - One in 10 Black people living in the U.S. are immigrants, new study shows
01/24/2022 - A felony warrant sought a White man. Instead, police arrested a Black man with a similar name, a lawsuit says.
01/24/2022 - US black man mistaken for older white suspect - lawsuit
01/25/2022 - A deputy got away with racism for years, a lawsuit says. Wyoming’s first Black sheriff fired him.
01/26/2022 - Biden expected to nominate first black woman to Supreme Court
01/27/2022 - US Supreme Court Will Soon Have Its 1st Black Woman Judge: Joe Biden
01/28/2022 - A Black officer went to Walmart on his day off. He was racially profiled and accused of stealing, lawsuit says.
02/02/2022 - Juveniles investigated in bomb hoaxes against black colleges
02/03/2022 - Lisa Cook could soon become the first Black woman on the Fed. Republicans say she’s not qualified.
02/03/2022 - A Black doctor says she was refused service at a bank because of her race: ‘I felt like a criminal’
02/03/2022 - US Police Release Footage Showing Officer Shoot Armed Black Man
02/04/2022 - Open Society Foundations announces $150,000 grants to help Black activists continue their work
02/04/2022 - Black History Month is not critical race theory, Alabama educator says in response to complaints
02/09/2022 - 55-Face Black Diamond, Largest Ever Cut, Sells for $4.3 Million In Crypto
02/11/2022 - White father and son charged with shooting at Black FedEx driver in case echoing Arbery’s killing
02/14/2022 - Kodak Black 'stable' after shooting, lawyer says
02/16/2022 - Video of police handcuffing Black teen while other brawling boy is put on a couch sparks probe
02/17/2022 - An Indiana school planned Black History Month lessons. A letter sent to parents allowed them to opt out.
02/18/2022 - Family, friends mourn Amir Locke, a Black man shot by police during a ‘no-knock’ raid
02/23/2022 - 2 Black Hawk Choppers Crash In US, Video Captures Moment
02/23/2022 - Black transgender woman wrongly jailed in drug case is awarded $1.5 million in suit against Atlanta officers
02/24/2022 - NATO Leaves Black Sea Exposed As Russia Invades Ukraine
02/25/2022 - In A First, Biden To Pick Black Woman For US Supreme Court
02/26/2022 - For Black female judges, Jackson’s nomination is ‘magic on such a profound level’
02/28/2022 - Putin Stripped Of Taekwondo Black Belt For Launching Attack On Ukraine
03/01/2022 - Turkey prepared to limit Russian warships transit between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean
03/02/2022 - Nearly a decade ago, Putin received a taekwondo black belt. A global organization has taken it away.
03/02/2022 - Mexican President against invasions, censorship, and black lists
03/03/2022 - Ukraine: Estonian cargo ship sinks after blast in Black Sea
03/06/2022 - Russia Sanctions Fallout: Inflation, Black Marketing Rise, Payments Fail
03/10/2022 - Police bodycam shows Black Panther director Ryan Coogler's arrest
03/16/2022 - Scientists claim hairy black holes explain Hawking paradox
03/18/2022 - Vessels with Ukrainian grains blocked by the Russian navy in the Black Sea
03/20/2022 - US Senate Hearings For First Black Woman To Supreme Court To Start Monday
03/21/2022 - Chinese Airline's Website Turns Black And White After Crash
03/22/2022 - Biden's Supreme Court Pick, 1st Black Woman Nominee, Grilled By Opposition
03/23/2022 - Crashed China Plane's Black Box Located: Official
03/23/2022 - China plane crash: Search teams find flight's black box
03/23/2022 - She joined the only Black female unit sent overseas in WWII. Now 102, she’s the oldest living member.
03/24/2022 - China Renews Search For Second Black Box After Plane Crash
03/24/2022 - Second Black Box Of Crashed Plane Not Found Yet: Chinese State Media
03/24/2022 - Second Black Box Found After China Plane Crash That Killed 132: Report
03/26/2022 - Second Black Box Of Crashed China Plane Recovered, State Media Says
03/26/2022 - Both Black Boxes Of Crashed China Plane Found. How They Will Be Handled.
04/03/2022 - Air Strikes Hit Ukraine's Strategic Black Sea Port Odessa
04/04/2022 - A teacher hung a Black doll by its neck. The district suspended him.
04/05/2022 - Brazil at work: Black and held back
04/06/2022 - Black Coffee - the South African DJ who made history at the Grammys
04/07/2022 - Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed As First Black Woman On US Supreme Court
04/08/2022 - First black woman on US Supreme Court: 'We've made it'
04/12/2022 - Woman pleads guilty to tackling Black teen she wrongly accused of phone theft
04/13/2022 - Sea mines and stranded crews in Black Sea ports, with 100 merchant ships blocked
04/13/2022 - World Treats Crises Affecting Black, White Lives Unequally, Says WHO Chief
04/13/2022 - Ukraine attention shows bias against black lives, WHO chief says
04/13/2022 - Ukraine Claims It Destroyed Russian Warship In Black Sea
04/13/2022 - Russia Says Its Warship In Black Sea "Badly Damaged" By Explosion
04/14/2022 - Patrick Lyoya: Video shows fatal US police shooting of black man
04/14/2022 - Russia Says Its Damaged Warship Moskva Sinks In Black Sea
04/14/2022 - Russian Warship Sinks In Black Sea, Ukraine Claims Successful Missile Hit
04/15/2022 - Russians Pay Tribute To Powerful Warship After Sinking In Black Sea
04/17/2022 - NASA Discovers "Rapidly Growing Black Hole" linked to early galaxies
04/20/2022 - Black Boxes Badly Damaged, No Clues To Explain Plane Crash: China
04/21/2022 - Outrage As US Police Filmed Detaining Black 8-Year-Old Over Stolen Chips
04/26/2022 - Biden pardons black ex-Secret Service agent and two others
04/27/2022 - 'Black Moon' To Block Sun On April 30 In This Year's First Solar Eclipse
04/28/2022 - Black woman named high school valedictorian 38 years after snub
04/28/2022 - Trained Dolphins Are Protecting Russia's Black Sea Naval Base: Report
04/28/2022 - More Black people sought births outside hospitals in 2020, report finds
04/29/2022 - First Solar Eclipse Of 2022 To Coincide With Black Moon. Timings Inside.
05/02/2022 - Watch: Ukraine Says It Destroyed Russian Patrol Boats In Black Sea
05/04/2022 - "To Turn Earth Into A Black Hole...": NASA Observatory's 'Marble' Theory
05/05/2022 - Karine Jean-Pierre: White House names first black press secretary
05/05/2022 - Biden Names Karine Jean-Pierre As First Black White House Press Secretary
05/09/2022 - Former Okla. police officers charged after fatally shooting Black man
05/10/2022 - Black Hole Hunters Cast Gaze At Center Of The Milky Way Galaxy
05/10/2022 - Sundiata Acoli: US Black Panther wins parole after half a century
05/11/2022 - Ukraine war: Snake Island and battle for control in Black Sea
05/11/2022 - The black evangelical women who'll decide who governs Brazil
05/12/2022 - First Image Of Milky Way's "Doughnut-Shaped" Black Hole Revealed
05/12/2022 - First Pic Of Black Hole In Milky Way's Centre, 27,000 Light Years Away
05/12/2022 - How The EHT Super-Telescope Snapped The Supermassive Black Hole
05/14/2022 - How The 1st Image Of The Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre Was Captured
05/14/2022 - "It Is Now Clear": Russia Denies Ukraine Damaged Navy Ship In Black Sea
05/15/2022 - Buffalo shooting: Gunman deliberately sought black victims - mayor
05/16/2022 - Russia Says It Downed 3 Ukrainian Fighter Jets, 1 Near Black Sea Island
05/16/2022 - Buffalo shooting: Black Americans describe grief and fear
05/17/2022 - China Jet Crash Was Intentional, Suggests Black Box Data: Report
05/18/2022 - Student Urinates On Books And Laptop Of Black Student In 'Racist' Attack
05/21/2022 - Poll: Black Americans fear more racist attacks after Buffalo shooting
05/22/2022 - Two years after Floyd’s death, Black Minnesotans say little has changed
05/31/2022 - Nepal Plane Crash Black Box Found, 12 Bodies To Be Flown To Kathmandu
05/31/2022 - Nepal plane crash: Officials recover black box from wreckage
06/09/2022 - Social agitators, joyfully Black: The artistic heirs of Gordon Parks
06/15/2022 - 675 Years Later... This Is The Solution For Black Death's Origin Mystery
06/15/2022 - Plague: Ancient teeth reveal where Black Death began, researchers say
06/17/2022 - White men charged with smashing Black teen’s car with rock, traffic cone
06/18/2022 - Black Hole Which Swallows Equivalent Of 1 Earth Every Second Discovered
06/22/2022 - Officer faces probe for telling Black driver, ‘This is how you guys get killed’
06/26/2022 - Black Bear Looking For Food Dies Inside Hot Car In US
06/29/2022 - Black man paralyzed after abrupt stop in police van, attorneys say
06/30/2022 - Snake Island: Why Russia couldn't hold on to strategic Black Sea outcrop
06/30/2022 - Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first black woman on US top court
06/30/2022 - Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In As 1st Black Woman On US Supreme Court
07/01/2022 - Protests In US Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Black Man
07/02/2022 - Russia announces first ship loaded with grain has left the Black Sea Ukrainian port of Berdyansk
07/03/2022 - Akron police to release video showing police killing of Black man
07/03/2022 - Video Of Cops Killing Black Man Released, More Protests In US
07/09/2022 - America's race gap between black and white homeowners
07/13/2022 - Ukraine grain: Kyiv optimistic on Russia deal to reopen Black Sea
07/14/2022 - Breakthrough At Black Sea Grain Exports Talks As Heavy Shelling Continues
07/15/2022 - Jayland Walker: Autopsy confirms Ohio black man 'shot or grazed' 46 times
07/15/2022 - ‘I thought being black meant I couldn’t get skin cancer’
07/19/2022 - Falklands black browed albatross: from prey feeding to fishery discards
07/19/2022 - Sesame Place apologizes after video shows performer ignoring young Black girls
07/22/2022 - UN Responsible For Guaranteeing Deal On Black Sea Grain Exports: Zelensky
07/22/2022 - Price of wheat slumps following Black Sea truce
07/23/2022 - Falklands’ black gold rush might at last be a reality
07/28/2022 - Theme Park In US Sued After Black Girls Shunned By Costumed Character
08/03/2022 - Mecca: Joy as pilgrims able to touch ancient Black Stone
08/04/2022 - Police pursuing a White suspect detained a Black man instead, lawsuit says
08/04/2022 - Chuck E. Cheese walks away from Black girl after high-fiving other kids
08/05/2022 - Albert Woodfox, Black Panther who spent decades in solitary confinement, dies
08/08/2022 - Life Sentences For Georgia Father, Son For Killing Black Jogger
08/14/2022 - Letter from Africa: How racism haunts black people in Italy
08/17/2022 - Black English is being misidentified as Gen Z lingo, speakers say
08/20/2022 - Ukraine war: Drone attack targets Russian Black Sea fleet in Crimea
08/26/2022 - Black pastor arrested while watering a neighbor’s flowers, video shows
08/27/2022 - Prince Charles Guest Edits Black British Newspaper, The Voice
08/31/2022 - Prince Charles Guest Edits Britain's Only Black Newspaper
09/01/2022 - Ohio police officer fatally shoots Black man in bed, body camera shows
09/07/2022 - Olympic swimmer wins fight to reverse ban on cap made for Black hair
09/09/2022 - Diana Divorce, 'Black Spider' Letters: King Charles' Biggest Scandals
09/09/2022 - A Black woman hit the jackpot. A bank wouldn’t cash the check, lawsuit says.
09/11/2022 - Video: Taliban Pilot Crashes Black Hawk Chopper During Training Exercise
09/13/2022 - Black Americans see complications in adulation of Queen Elizabeth II
09/14/2022 - Gin Gin! Queen Was An Inspiration For New Zealand's All Black
09/15/2022 - Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton Expected To Wear Black Veil At Queen's Funeral
09/17/2022 - Amid threats, W.Va.’s only Black female lawmaker stood up for abortion
09/22/2022 - Black students say school district is trying to ‘steal’ their podcast
09/22/2022 - White woman who called 911 on Black birder loses suit over termination
09/25/2022 - With Queen Gone, King Charles III Faces Battle To Win Over Black Community
09/26/2022 - Cleveland’s Black voters want tough oversight of cops. Will police allow it?
09/30/2022 - 'Black Cocaine' Seized In Mumbai. How It Dodges Sniffer Dogs And Scanners
09/30/2022 - Ketanji Brown Jackson Inaugurated As First Black Woman On US Supreme Court
10/01/2022 - Black, Korean and searching for the American dream
10/06/2022 - New monument honors service of Black Americans in 12 U.S. wars
10/11/2022 - Reparations: The US town paying its black residents
10/12/2022 - Stephanie Dabney, acclaimed ballerina who inspired Black dancers, dies at 64
10/15/2022 - Backlog of vessels with Ukrainian grains waiting for inspection in the Black Sea
10/20/2022 - Russia Fired Missile Near British Plane Over Black Sea: UK Defence Minister
10/20/2022 - Officials Rescue Giant Black Bear From Colorado's Residential Area: Report
10/21/2022 - Global Terror Funding Watchdog Put Myanmar On "Black List"
10/29/2022 - 'Massive' drone attack on Black Sea Fleet - Russia
10/29/2022 - Ukraine war: Russia halts grain deal after 'massive' Black Sea Fleet attack
10/31/2022 - Russia suspends Black Sea export corridor for Ukrainian grains following "terrorist" drone attack
10/31/2022 - 23-Year-Old Becomes Britain's First Black Female Blind Barrister
10/31/2022 - Ukraine war: Putin suspends Black Sea grain exports deal
11/02/2022 - Vladimir Putin's Health In Focus Again As Expert Notices "Black Hands"
11/03/2022 - Lena Horne first black actress to have Broadway theatre named in her honour
11/03/2022 - French MP Yells "Go Back To Africa" To Black MP, Parliament Suspended
11/04/2022 - Black Hole Closest To Earth Found. It Is 10 Times Bigger Than The Sun
11/05/2022 - "Ukraine's grain corridor" in the Black Sea sponsored by UN and Turkey resumes operations
11/07/2022 - Black voters in Florida express fear, confusion as DeSantis election laws kick in
11/10/2022 - A Black Hole Devoured A Star, Scientists Shocked By Discovery
11/15/2022 - UK, US, EU discussing continuation of Black Sea Grain Deal with Russia
11/16/2022 - Michelle Obama says Americans weren’t ready for her natural Black hair
11/17/2022 - NYC’s Black schools chief isn’t sure racial integration is the answer
11/18/2022 - Admiring the beauty — and beautiful politics — of the Black family home
11/21/2022 - Black Sea corridor for Ukraine grain exports renewed; Russia expects similar conditions for its fertilizers
11/24/2022 - "Make Amazon Pay" Protests In 40 Countries Threaten Black Friday Sales
11/24/2022 - Black Friday 2022: Why Are Sales Held On This Day? All You Need To Know
11/25/2022 - Man Worked 14-Hour Shifts 7 Days A Week Before Black Friday, Found Dead
11/26/2022 - Watch: NASA Turns "Light Echoes" From A Black Hole Into Sound
11/28/2022 - He was harassed for the Black Santa on his lawn. Now, he’s a professional Black Santa.
11/28/2022 - Randy Cox: Officers charged after black man paralysed in van
11/30/2022 - US Democrats Elect Hakeem Jeffries As 1st Black Congressional Party Leader
12/05/2022 - Man admits he burned cross to ‘intimidate’ Black neighbors
12/08/2022 - "Nightmares Of Writhing Black Snakes": Extended Misery For Covid Survivors
12/11/2022 - Argentina's black players: A WaPo article on race revisited
12/15/2022 - Harvard names Claudine Gay as president, first Black person at helm
12/15/2022 - Harvard University Appoints First Black President, Claudine Gay
12/16/2022 - Ex-Texas police officer convicted of manslaughter for shooting Black woman
12/24/2022 - Charlene Mitchell, first Black woman in presidential race, dies at 92
12/25/2022 - Police dismissed Black leaders’ claims of a serial killer. Then a woman escaped.
12/26/2022 - ‘The weight of being a Black student feels so heavy right now’
12/30/2022 - Pelé: Why black Brazilians like me mourn the King
01/03/2023 - Black Eyed Peas in Polish row over rainbow armbands
01/03/2023 - Bruce's Beach: Los Angeles to pay $20m for land seized from black family
01/05/2023 - Desperate China Families Turn To Black Market For Covid Medicines
01/05/2023 - After regaining its seized land, a Black family will sell it to L.A. County
01/07/2023 - Black Star Line: 50,000 descend on Ghana for diaspora festival
01/09/2023 - A Chicago suburb promised Black residents reparations. Few have been paid.
01/26/2023 - She tried to get gas. ‘I don’t serve Black people,’ an attendant told her.
01/26/2023 - 5 US Police Officers Charged With Murder Over Beating Of Black Man
01/27/2023 - Community reckons with police killing by black officers
01/28/2023 - 'Scorpion Unit' Of Police Deactivated After Black Man Thrashed By US Cops
01/28/2023 - For Black Memphians, Tyre Nichols’s death opens new chapter of pain
01/30/2023 - 7 US Cops Suspended, 3 Firefighters Fired Over Fatal Beating Of Black Man
01/31/2023 - Yale honors Black girl who was reported to police as she sprayed lanternflies
02/03/2023 - Yale honours black girl wrongly reported to police
02/03/2023 - Sixth US Police Officer Fired Over Fatal Beating Of Black Man
02/06/2023 - School’s vendor served chicken, watermelon at start of Black History Month
02/06/2023 - US school apologises for 'inexcusably insensitive' Black History Month lunch
02/10/2023 - Ala. schools canceled a Black author’s visit. Families rallied around him.
02/12/2023 - France Slams Marvel's 'Black Panther' Over Portrayal Of Its Army
02/15/2023 - Alarmed by DeSantis, Black leaders protest and prepare for 2024
02/17/2023 - 5 US Police Officers Plead "Not Guilty" To Fatal Beating Of Black Man
02/21/2023 - Why singer Jully Black changed one word in Canada's national anthem
02/22/2023 - Brazil's rains: Fishermen bring jerry cans of water to neutralize black market trade
02/24/2023 - Zandra Flemister, first Black woman in Secret Service, dies at 71
03/01/2023 - Chicago's 1st Openly Gay, Black Woman Mayor Loses Re-Election
03/05/2023 - Turkey Says Working To Renew Black Sea Grain Deal
03/06/2023 - Black investors see purchase of Utah bank as a civil rights victory
03/07/2023 - Jury awards $8 million to Black family detained while grabbing coffee
03/08/2023 - Breonna Taylor police discriminated against black people - DoJ
03/08/2023 - US black couple settles lawsuit over 'white-washed' home valuation
03/13/2023 - Russia Agrees To Extend Black Sea Grain Deal By 60 Days
03/14/2023 - Will Extend Black Sea Grain Deal Automatically If No Objections: Russia
03/14/2023 - A Black man said White men were chasing him. He was found dismembered.
03/14/2023 - Russian Jet Collides With US Drone Over Black Sea: US Military
03/14/2023 - Russian jet collides with US drone over Black Sea
03/14/2023 - US To Summon Russian Envoy Over Downing Of Drone Over Black Sea
03/14/2023 - Russia Denies It Downed US Military Drone That Crashed Into Black Sea
03/14/2023 - US Says Drone Had To Crash Into Black Sea After Damage From Russian Jet
03/14/2023 - US Drone, Russia Jet Collide Over Black Sea: What We Know So Far
03/15/2023 - US drone downing: Black Sea conflict inevitable until Russia leaves - Ukraine minister
03/15/2023 - San Francisco reparations plan proposes $5m for black residents
03/16/2023 - Video shows moment Russian fighter jet hits US drone over Black Sea
03/17/2023 - US Resumes Drone Flights Over Black Sea After Russia Intercept
03/20/2023 - Moscow extends 60 days Black Sea Grains exports; Putin insists West sanctions on Russian exports must also be lifted
03/21/2023 - Video Shows US Cops Restraining Black Man Who Died At Mental Hospital

Video Shows US Cops Restraining Black Man Who Died At Mental Hospital

Published: 03/21/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Disturbing video footage released Tuesday shows the death of a 28-year-old Black man as he was being admitted to a US mental hospital, where he was forcibly restrained by as many as 10 police officers and hospital security guards.

Moscow extends 60 days Black Sea Grains exports; Putin insists West sanctions on Russian exports must also be lifted

Published: 03/20/2023 in MercoPress

“The Black Sea Grain Initiative, signed in Istanbul on 22 July 2022, has been extended,” the UN said in a statement The United Nations announced on Saturday that a deal allowing for the safe export of grain from Ukrainian reports had been extended. The UN did not specify the length of the renewal, while Russia and Ukraine issued conflicting statements on the matter.

US Resumes Drone Flights Over Black Sea After Russia Intercept

Published: 03/17/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States has resumed surveillance drone flights over the Black Sea region following a Russian fighter jet intercept on Tuesday that led to the downing of a U.S surveillance drone, two U.S. officials said on Friday.

Video shows moment Russian fighter jet hits US drone over Black Sea

Published: 03/16/2023 in BBC News - World

The US had to crash the drone into the water after the collision over the Black Sea on Tuesday.

San Francisco reparations plan proposes $5m for black residents

Published: 03/15/2023 in BBC News - World

The city is also considering homes in San Francisco for $1 per family under the reparations plan.

US drone downing: Black Sea conflict inevitable until Russia leaves - Ukraine minister

Published: 03/15/2023 in BBC News - World

A US surveillance drone plunged into the Black Sea after meeting Russian jets on Tuesday.

US Drone, Russia Jet Collide Over Black Sea: What We Know So Far

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Russian Sukhoi-27 fighter jet on Tuesday dumped fuel on an American MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea and then collided with it, causing the drone to crash.

US Says Drone Had To Crash Into Black Sea After Damage From Russian Jet

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States military was forced to essentially crash its MQ-9 Reaper surveillance drone because of the damage caused when it was struck by a Russian jet, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Russia Denies It Downed US Military Drone That Crashed Into Black Sea

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's defence ministry said on Tuesday that its fighter jets did not come into contact with a U.S. drone that crashed into the Black Sea earlier, claiming instead that the drone crashed due to "sharp maneuvering".

US To Summon Russian Envoy Over Downing Of Drone Over Black Sea

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States will on Tuesday afternoon summon Russia's ambassador to Washington after a Russian Su-27 fighter jet downed a US military drone over the Black Sea, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.

Russian jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

Published: 03/14/2023 in BBC News - World

The US says its drone was operating in international airspace when Russian jets tried to intercept it.

Russian Jet Collides With US Drone Over Black Sea: US Military

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A Russian Su-27 jet fighter collided with an American MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, the US military's European Command said.

A Black man said White men were chasing him. He was found dismembered.

Published: 03/14/2023 in National

Rasheem Carter, 25, called his mother to say a group of White men were chasing him and yelling slurs, she said. Mississippi police said there was "no foul play," and she wants a federal investigation.

Will Extend Black Sea Grain Deal Automatically If No Objections: Russia

Published: 03/14/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

A deal allowing the safe export of grain from Ukraine's Black Sea ports will be extended automatically after it expires on March 18 if there are no objections from the involved parties,

Russia Agrees To Extend Black Sea Grain Deal By 60 Days

Published: 03/13/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia has agreed to renew the Ukraine grain export deal but only for another 60 days, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin announced following talks with the United Nations on Monday.

US black couple settles lawsuit over 'white-washed' home valuation

Published: 03/08/2023 in BBC News - World

The couple's house was valued for nearly half a million dollars more when a white friend posed as the owner.

Breonna Taylor police discriminated against black people - DoJ

Published: 03/08/2023 in BBC News - World

Louisville Metro Police routinely used excessive force such as neck restraints, a report finds.

Jury awards $8 million to Black family detained while grabbing coffee

Published: 03/07/2023 in National

Alameda County deputies handcuffed a Black family in a Starbucks parking lot when the mother refused to show her ID. A jury awarded the family over $8 million.

Black investors see purchase of Utah bank as a civil rights victory

Published: 03/06/2023 in National

Black banks have been in decline for years. The investors involved in the purchase of Holladay Bank and Trust say they are on a mission to reverse that trend.

Turkey Says Working To Renew Black Sea Grain Deal

Published: 03/05/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday that Ankara is working hard to extend a U.N.-backed initiative that has enabled Ukraine to export grain from ports blockaded by Russia following its invasion.

Chicago's 1st Openly Gay, Black Woman Mayor Loses Re-Election

Published: 03/01/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Lori Lightfoot's defeat was seen as a shock in the country's third largest city, which has for decades returned mayors to power. She had won every ward in the city in 2019.

Zandra Flemister, first Black woman in Secret Service, dies at 71

Published: 02/24/2023 in National

Hired as a special agent in 1974, she was hailed as “a trailblazer” at the agency. Discrimination led her to leave for a career in the State Department.

Brazil's rains: Fishermen bring jerry cans of water to neutralize black market trade

Published: 02/22/2023 in MercoPress

Faucet water comes out brown, full of dirt from the landslides. Residents of Boiçucanga, a neighborhood heavily affected by the weekend's storm in São Sebastião, on São Paulo's northern coast, have been without drinking water for four days, due to which the local fishermen's association made arrangements to help those in need, Agencia Brasil reported.

Why singer Jully Black changed one word in Canada's national anthem

Published: 02/21/2023 in BBC News - World

Singer Jully Black has gotten a lot of reaction for her rendition of O Canada at an NBA game.

5 US Police Officers Plead "Not Guilty" To Fatal Beating Of Black Man

Published: 02/17/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Videos of the incident showed the five officers, who are all Black, repeatedly kicking and punching Nichols in a traffic stop close to his home on January 7, three days before he died in hospital.

Alarmed by DeSantis, Black leaders protest and prepare for 2024

Published: 02/15/2023 in National

Black leaders, activists and political strategists around the country are protesting the particular danger they say Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and his anti-"woke" movement pose.

France Slams Marvel's 'Black Panther' Over Portrayal Of Its Army

Published: 02/12/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Paris' defence minister on Sunday condemned the latest instalment of Marvel's Black Panther franchise, which depicts French troops caught trying to steal resources belonging to the fictional African kingdom of Wakanda.

Ala. schools canceled a Black author’s visit. Families rallied around him.

Published: 02/10/2023 in National

Families in Hoover, Ala., raised money to support author Derrick Barnes after a school district canceled three book readings after a parent's complaint.

US school apologises for 'inexcusably insensitive' Black History Month lunch

Published: 02/06/2023 in BBC News - World

The lunch included fried chicken and watermelon - foods that have long been used as racist tropes.

School’s vendor served chicken, watermelon at start of Black History Month

Published: 02/06/2023 in National

A New York middle school principal blamed vendor Aramark, which has a history of similar incidents and apologized for a meal change that included racist tropes.

Sixth US Police Officer Fired Over Fatal Beating Of Black Man

Published: 02/03/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The Memphis Police Department on Friday said it had fired a sixth officer involved in the arrest of Tyre Nichols, the 29-year-old African American whose fatal beating shocked the nation.

Yale honours black girl wrongly reported to police

Published: 02/03/2023 in BBC News - World

A neighbour had called the police on Bobbi Wilson when she was out hunting for invasive lanternflies.

Yale honors Black girl who was reported to police as she sprayed lanternflies

Published: 01/31/2023 in National

Bobbi Wilson, 9, drew national attention when a neighbor called police on her while she was spraying spotted lanternflies in her New Jersey neighborhood.

7 US Cops Suspended, 3 Firefighters Fired Over Fatal Beating Of Black Man

Published: 01/30/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

The fire department said it had terminated three firefighters who arrived at the scene but failed to provide adequate medical assistance to Tyre Nichols.

For Black Memphians, Tyre Nichols’s death opens new chapter of pain

Published: 01/28/2023 in National

Many in the city where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated over five decades ago are struggling to understand how five Black officers could be behind the violent death of Tyre Nichols.

'Scorpion Unit' Of Police Deactivated After Black Man Thrashed By US Cops

Published: 01/28/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Memphis police on Saturday permanently deactivated the unit of the five officers who fatally beat a young Black man, the latest instance of police brutality to elicit nationwide calls for reform.

Community reckons with police killing by black officers

Published: 01/27/2023 in BBC News - World

All five officers involved in Tyre Nichols' death were black. Experts say that's not unusual.

5 US Police Officers Charged With Murder Over Beating Of Black Man

Published: 01/26/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

US authorities on Thursday charged five officers with second-degree murder over the fatal beating of a Black man in the eastern state of Tennessee following a traffic stop.

She tried to get gas. ‘I don’t serve Black people,’ an attendant told her.

Published: 01/26/2023 in National

An Oregon jury awarded Rose Wakefield $1 million in damages after a gas station attendant allegedly bypassed her to serve White customers.

A Chicago suburb promised Black residents reparations. Few have been paid.

Published: 01/09/2023 in National

Evanston, a Chicago suburb, has been heralded for its $10 million reparations program. But even some of its Black residents aren't happy with the program's progress.

Black Star Line: 50,000 descend on Ghana for diaspora festival

Published: 01/07/2023 in BBC News - World

The Black Star Line Festival concluded on Saturday with a festival featuring international stars.

After regaining its seized land, a Black family will sell it to L.A. County

Published: 01/05/2023 in National

The Bruces will sell a Manhattan Beach plot, which was seized from them in the 1920s and returned after protests a century later, to L.A. County for $20 million.

Desperate China Families Turn To Black Market For Covid Medicines

Published: 01/05/2023 in NDTV News - World-news

Desperate families searching for critical Covid-19 medication in China, faced with bare pharmacy shelves and an explosion of cases, are being driven into murky online marketplaces rife with price gouging and fraud.

Bruce's Beach: Los Angeles to pay $20m for land seized from black family

Published: 01/03/2023 in BBC News - World

The Bruce family can now begin building the wealth they were denied for nearly a century, officials say.

Black Eyed Peas in Polish row over rainbow armbands

Published: 01/03/2023 in BBC News - World

A minister brands the band's "LGBT promotion" on Poland's New Year's Eve TV special a disgrace.

Pelé: Why black Brazilians like me mourn the King

Published: 12/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Pelé won his first World Cup only 70 years after slavery was finally abolished in Brazil.

‘The weight of being a Black student feels so heavy right now’

Published: 12/26/2022 in National

The shooting of three students at U-Va., who were all Black, has hit hard a tight-knit community on campus.

Police dismissed Black leaders’ claims of a serial killer. Then a woman escaped.

Published: 12/25/2022 in National

Black community leaders say they're on their own to find women who seem to have vanished, although police insist they try to find those who fit the definition of missing.

Charlene Mitchell, first Black woman in presidential race, dies at 92

Published: 12/24/2022 in National

Ms. Mitchell led the Communist Party ticket in the 1968 election and later joined battles against racial injustice and South African apartheid.

Ex-Texas police officer convicted of manslaughter for shooting Black woman

Published: 12/16/2022 in National

Aaron Dean was convicted after bodycam footage showed an officer shooting Atatiana Jefferson, sparking outrage about how communities of color are policed.

Harvard University Appoints First Black President, Claudine Gay

Published: 12/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Harvard University named Claudine Gay, a dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, as its new president on Thursday, the first African American to hold the post at the prestigious university.

Harvard names Claudine Gay as president, first Black person at helm

Published: 12/15/2022 in National

Claudine Gay, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and daughter of Haitian immigrants, was announced Thursday as the 30th president of Harvard University.

Argentina's black players: A WaPo article on race revisited

Published: 12/11/2022 in MercoPress

One of the few occasions Chocolate Baley got to play ahead of the 1978 World Cup. Second from the left kneeling is teammate Ossie Ardiles By Mordechai Taji - A Washington Post article last week resurfaced the issue that Argentina's national football team featured no black players, as opposed to Germany, Spain, France, and other European squads.

"Nightmares Of Writhing Black Snakes": Extended Misery For Covid Survivors

Published: 12/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Three-quarters of survivors of critical Covid illness develop post-intensive care syndrome - a constellation of brain, lung and other physical problems - within three months of discharge.

Man admits he burned cross to ‘intimidate’ Black neighbors

Published: 12/05/2022 in National

Axel Cox has pleaded guilty to federal charges after admitting he set a cross on fire to intimidate his Black neighbors in Gulfport, Miss.

US Democrats Elect Hakeem Jeffries As 1st Black Congressional Party Leader

Published: 11/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Democratic lawmakers on Wednesday chose Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi as their leader in the House of Representatives, making him the first Black person ever to lead a US congressional...

Randy Cox: Officers charged after black man paralysed in van

Published: 11/28/2022 in BBC News - World

Body camera footage shows some officers mocking Randy Cox and accusing him of faking his injuries.

He was harassed for the Black Santa on his lawn. Now, he’s a professional Black Santa.

Published: 11/28/2022 in National

“You don’t like me having a Black Santa in my front yard?" said Chris Kennedy. "I will go and be the Santa Claus for the entire city.”

Watch: NASA Turns "Light Echoes" From A Black Hole Into Sound

Published: 11/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

According to NASA, the black hole in the video is about 7,800 light years away from Earth and has a mass between five and ten times that of the Sun.

Man Worked 14-Hour Shifts 7 Days A Week Before Black Friday, Found Dead

Published: 11/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A delivery driver in the United Kingdom died in his vehicle after working 14-hour shifts seven days a week in the lead-up to Black Friday.

Black Friday 2022: Why Are Sales Held On This Day? All You Need To Know

Published: 11/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Black Friday is marked a day after the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. It is one of the biggest retail sales days in the country and unofficially kicks off the holiday shopping season.

"Make Amazon Pay" Protests In 40 Countries Threaten Black Friday Sales

Published: 11/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Thousands of Amazon warehouse workers across about 40 countries plan to take part in protests and walkouts to coincide with Black Friday sales, one of the busiest days of the year for online shopping.

Black Sea corridor for Ukraine grain exports renewed; Russia expects similar conditions for its fertilizers

Published: 11/21/2022 in MercoPress

Russia’s foreign ministry confirmed the extension of the Black Sea grain deal for 120 days starting from Nov. 18, without any changes to the current terms The UN and Turkey-sponsored deal aimed at easing global food shortages by facilitating Ukraine’s agricultural exports from its southern Black Sea ports was extended for 120 days last Friday, though Moscow complained that its own demands had not been fully addressed.

Admiring the beauty — and beautiful politics — of the Black family home

Published: 11/18/2022 in National

In interior design, assumptions are made about who has good taste, whose taste is worth emulating, whose taste is valued. "AphroChic" challenges those assumptions.

NYC’s Black schools chief isn’t sure racial integration is the answer

Published: 11/17/2022 in National

As he rolls back diversity programs, David Banks says families just want a good neighborhood school

Michelle Obama says Americans weren’t ready for her natural Black hair

Published: 11/16/2022 in National

Americans were “just getting adjusted” to having a Black family in the White House, so Michelle Obama decided to keep her hair straight, she said.

UK, US, EU discussing continuation of Black Sea Grain Deal with Russia

Published: 11/15/2022 in MercoPress

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said US and EU were obstructing Russia’s exports and said it remained unclear whether Moscow would extend its participation in the initiative UK Foreign Secretary, High Representative of the European Union, and US Secretary of State gave a statement on global food security and Russia sanctions. The statement follows on Russia's complaints that it saw no progress on easing its exports of fertilizers and grain – parts of the Black Sea grain deal that Moscow views as fundamental to extending the initiative beyond next week.

A Black Hole Devoured A Star, Scientists Shocked By Discovery

Published: 11/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An undetected intermediate-mass black hole lurking in a dwarf galaxy revealed itself to astronomers when it devoured an unlucky star that got too close.

Black voters in Florida express fear, confusion as DeSantis election laws kick in

Published: 11/07/2022 in National

Tuesday will mark the first major election in Florida since the legislature pushed through changes impacting voting in the Sunshine State.

"Ukraine's grain corridor" in the Black Sea sponsored by UN and Turkey resumes operations

Published: 11/05/2022 in MercoPress

Russia has finally agreed to resume the agreement allowing safe passage of Ukrainian crop exports, abruptly reversing course after Turkey and the United Nations pushed ahead with the shipments over Moscow’s objections.

Black Hole Closest To Earth Found. It Is 10 Times Bigger Than The Sun

Published: 11/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The nearest known black hole to Earth has been found by astronomers utilising the International Gemini Observatory, run by the NOIRLab of the NSF.

French MP Yells "Go Back To Africa" To Black MP, Parliament Suspended

Published: 11/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

France's lower house of parliament suspended its session on Thursday after a far-right MP shouted, "Go back to Africa!" as a Black legislator from the far left asked a question about immigration.

Lena Horne first black actress to have Broadway theatre named in her honour

Published: 11/03/2022 in BBC News - World

Civil rights campaigner Lena Horne battled racial segregation to win a major Hollywood film contract .

Vladimir Putin's Health In Focus Again As Expert Notices "Black Hands"

Published: 11/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Vladimir Putin's health has been in focus after he ordered Russian army to invade Ukraine, a decision that has been slammed by the West.

Ukraine war: Putin suspends Black Sea grain exports deal

Published: 10/31/2022 in BBC News - World

Despite the fallout, Ukraine says 12 vessels carrying grain sailed from its ports on Monday.

23-Year-Old Becomes Britain's First Black Female Blind Barrister

Published: 10/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A lawyer in the United Kingdom has created history by becoming Britain's first black female blind barrister.

Russia suspends Black Sea export corridor for Ukrainian grains following "terrorist" drone attack

Published: 10/31/2022 in MercoPress

Moscow blamed the attack for its suspension decision, which came a day after UN chief Antonio Guterres urged Russia and Ukraine to renew the deal. As had been anticipated, Russian Defense Ministry said that Moscow would suspend its implementation of a UN-brokered grain export deal if attacks continued on Sebastopol where the Russian Black Sea is headquartered.

Ukraine war: Russia halts grain deal after 'massive' Black Sea Fleet attack

Published: 10/29/2022 in BBC News - World

The UN says it is vital not to imperil the deal, as Ukraine accuses Russia of "using a false pretext".

'Massive' drone attack on Black Sea Fleet - Russia

Published: 10/29/2022 in BBC News - World

Russia accuses Ukraine of a major drone attack on its Black Sea Fleet in the Crimean port of Sevastopol.

Global Terror Funding Watchdog Put Myanmar On "Black List"

Published: 10/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Money laundering and terrorist financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has put Myanmar on the "black list" and has called on members to apply enhanced due diligence to business relations...

Officials Rescue Giant Black Bear From Colorado's Residential Area: Report

Published: 10/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Wildlife officials in Durango, Colorado rescued a giant black bear that was hiding beneath a deck in a residential area.

Russia Fired Missile Near British Plane Over Black Sea: UK Defence Minister

Published: 10/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A Russian aircraft released a missile near a British aircraft patrolling in international airspace over the Black Sea on September29, defence minister Ben Wallace said on Thursday.

Backlog of vessels with Ukrainian grains waiting for inspection in the Black Sea

Published: 10/15/2022 in MercoPress

Ukraine has exported some 6.8 million tons of grain and other foodstuffs, about a third of its storage, since a sea corridor from the war-torn country opened in July. With nearly 100 grain-laden ships reaching towards the horizon off Istanbul, the U.N. official overseeing exports from Ukraine is asking Russia and other parties to end “full-blown” inspections of outgoing vessels to ease the backlog.

Stephanie Dabney, acclaimed ballerina who inspired Black dancers, dies at 64

Published: 10/12/2022 in National

She gained international renown for her role in the Dance Theater of Harlem's modern take of "The Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky.

Reparations: The US town paying its black residents

Published: 10/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Evanston, Illinois is in the middle of an unusual experiment to redress racial injustice.

New monument honors service of Black Americans in 12 U.S. wars

Published: 10/06/2022 in National

“This will be a site for healing," said Ronal Bassham, a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars.

Black, Korean and searching for the American dream

Published: 10/01/2022 in BBC News - World

South Korean orphan Milton dreamed of making it to America, the land of his father. One day he seized his chance.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Inaugurated As First Black Woman On US Supreme Court

Published: 09/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The first Black woman to sit on the US Supreme Court, Ketanji Brown Jackson, was inaugurated Friday at a ceremony in Washington attended by President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.

'Black Cocaine' Seized In Mumbai. How It Dodges Sniffer Dogs And Scanners

Published: 09/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The officer explained that this type of cocaine has been caught for the first time in the country. Smugglers mix regular cocaine with a chemical to alter its colour and smell to dodge sniffer dogs, he...

Cleveland’s Black voters want tough oversight of cops. Will police allow it?

Published: 09/26/2022 in National

Voters passed a measure to create a powerful civilian board to govern the department, but fears remain about a police culture endangering Black residents.

With Queen Gone, King Charles III Faces Battle To Win Over Black Community

Published: 09/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Queen Elizabeth II's death earlier this month prompted a flood of tributes -- but not from everyone. In Britain's black community, many asked: what had she ever done for us?

White woman who called 911 on Black birder loses suit over termination

Published: 09/22/2022 in National

Amy Cooper, who was labeled "Central Park Karen" on social media after the incident, accused Franklin Templeton of unfairly terminating her and of defamation.

Black students say school district is trying to ‘steal’ their podcast

Published: 09/22/2022 in National

Four Black students are fighting their school district for the “Know Justice, Know Peace” racial justice podcast they say they created after George Floyd was murdered.

Amid threats, W.Va.’s only Black female lawmaker stood up for abortion

Published: 09/17/2022 in National

Second-term legislator Danielle Walker lost her effort to persuade the Republican state to protect abortion rights. But she remains optimistic.

Meghan Markle, Kate Middleton Expected To Wear Black Veil At Queen's Funeral

Published: 09/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Queen's funeral will take place at London's Westminster Abbey on September 19, and around 7,50, 000 people along with world leaders and dignitaries will be gathering to pay homage to her.

Gin Gin! Queen Was An Inspiration For New Zealand's All Black

Published: 09/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

New Zealand rugby legend Sean Fitzpatrick, who paid two visits to Buckingham Palace with the All Blacks, said the late Queen Elizabeth II taught him an invaluable piece of etiquette.

Black Americans see complications in adulation of Queen Elizabeth II

Published: 09/13/2022 in National

Some Black Americans have sought to balance praise for her sense of duty with condemnation of the white supremacy her reign represented.

Video: Taliban Pilot Crashes Black Hawk Chopper During Training Exercise

Published: 09/11/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Three persons were killed after a Taliban pilot lost control of a US-made Blackhawk chopper during a training exercise in Kabul, Afghanistan.

A Black woman hit the jackpot. A bank wouldn’t cash the check, lawsuit says.

Published: 09/09/2022 in National

A 71-year-old Black woman claims a bank would not let her deposit money she won at a casino, saying the check was "fraudulent."

Diana Divorce, 'Black Spider' Letters: King Charles' Biggest Scandals

Published: 09/09/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Charles has been a controversial royal over the years, from his affair while married to Princess Diana, and alleged persistent political interference, to occasional gaffes and scandals involving...

Olympic swimmer wins fight to reverse ban on cap made for Black hair

Published: 09/07/2022 in National

After banning it ahead of last year's Summer Olympics, swimming's international governing body has approved a swim cap designed for Black hair.

Ohio police officer fatally shoots Black man in bed, body camera shows

Published: 09/01/2022 in National

Donovan Lewis, 20, was killed, police and city officials said, and an investigation is underway.

Prince Charles Guest Edits Britain's Only Black Newspaper

Published: 08/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Britain's Prince Charles has guest edited an edition of the country's only Black newspaper to mark its 40th anniversary, honouring the contributions of African-Caribbean communities to the arts and...

Prince Charles Guest Edits Black British Newspaper, The Voice

Published: 08/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Britain's Prince Charles has guest edited an edition of the country's only Black newspaper to mark its 40th anniversary, honouring the contributions of African-Caribbean communities to the arts and...

Black pastor arrested while watering a neighbor’s flowers, video shows

Published: 08/26/2022 in National

Michael Jennings said he may file a racial-discrimination lawsuit against the police department that arrested him while watering his neighbor's flowers.

Ukraine war: Drone attack targets Russian Black Sea fleet in Crimea

Published: 08/20/2022 in BBC News - World

The attack on the Black Sea fleet in Sevastopol is the latest in a string of strikes against Russia.

Black English is being misidentified as Gen Z lingo, speakers say

Published: 08/17/2022 in National

Some Black speakers of African American Vernacular English believe the language has been incorrectly chalked up as new vocabulary started by young people.

Letter from Africa: How racism haunts black people in Italy

Published: 08/14/2022 in BBC News - World

The murder of a Nigerian vendor has shaken a community in Italy, writes Ismail Einashe.

Life Sentences For Georgia Father, Son For Killing Black Jogger

Published: 08/08/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A Georgia man and his father convicted of federal hate crimes for the murder of a Black man who was shot dead while jogging were sentenced to life in prison on Monday.

Albert Woodfox, Black Panther who spent decades in solitary confinement, dies

Published: 08/05/2022 in National

Woodfox was one of the “Angola Three” inmates who endured decades of isolation in the Louisiana jail, and became an advocate for prison reform after his release.

Chuck E. Cheese walks away from Black girl after high-fiving other kids

Published: 08/04/2022 in National

A 29-year-old mother said the mascot high-fived White children before ignoring her Black daughter. The alleged snub follows similar incidents at a Sesame Street theme park near Philadelphia.

Police pursuing a White suspect detained a Black man instead, lawsuit says

Published: 08/04/2022 in National

A lawsuit alleges that Arlington, Mass., police ignored information that Donovan Johnson was not their suspect as they detained him.

Mecca: Joy as pilgrims able to touch ancient Black Stone

Published: 08/03/2022 in BBC News - World

The ancient relic has been out of reach of worshippers for two years because of the pandemic.

Theme Park In US Sued After Black Girls Shunned By Costumed Character

Published: 07/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Sesame Park has apologised twice promising that it was "taking action to do better".

Falklands’ black gold rush might at last be a reality

Published: 07/23/2022 in MercoPress

Rockhopper’s Sam Moody says the project will “transform the economy” of the islands (Times photographer Nicky Ray) By Dominic O’Connell, The Times- Head north from the Falkland Islands, across the South Atlantic waves where albatross wheels and whales sound, and you pass over what could be a big new oil province — a significant source of hydrocarbons controlled not by sheiks or oligarchs, but by the United Kingdom.

Price of wheat slumps following Black Sea truce

Published: 07/22/2022 in MercoPress

Let us hope that a spiral for peace will be opened with this agreement,” Erdogan said. The price of wheat in global markets went back to pre-war figures Friday, after Ukraine and Russia agreed on a truce to allow for the departure of exports from Black Sea ports under Kyiv's control.

UN Responsible For Guaranteeing Deal On Black Sea Grain Exports: Zelensky

Published: 07/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday said the United Nations was responsible for guaranteeing a landmark deal between Ukraine and Russia aimed at unblocking Ukrainian Black Sea grain exports and...

Sesame Place apologizes after video shows performer ignoring young Black girls

Published: 07/19/2022 in National

In response to a viral video involving a Rosita performer, a spokesperson told The Washington Post that Sesame Place Philadelphia would “conduct training for our employees so they better understand, recognize and deliver an inclusive, equitable and entertaining experience to our guests.”

Falklands black browed albatross: from prey feeding to fishery discards

Published: 07/19/2022 in MercoPress

Counting albatrosses in New Island Falklands' located South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute, SAERI, PhD researcher Amanda Kuepfer and her collaborators have published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science on discard use by black-browed albatross chicks, and how this relates to natural foraging conditions and breeding success.

‘I thought being black meant I couldn’t get skin cancer’

Published: 07/15/2022 in BBC News - World

One woman warns others to learn from her mistakes and use sunscreen.

Jayland Walker: Autopsy confirms Ohio black man 'shot or grazed' 46 times

Published: 07/15/2022 in BBC News - World

Officials in the city of Akron are bracing for more protests amid calls for a federal investigation.

Breakthrough At Black Sea Grain Exports Talks As Heavy Shelling Continues

Published: 07/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ukraine, the United Nations and Turkey hailed progress at talks aiming to resume Black Sea grain exports blocked by Russia and ease the risk of starvation faced by millions, but an end to the war...

Ukraine grain: Kyiv optimistic on Russia deal to reopen Black Sea

Published: 07/13/2022 in BBC News - World

Tough talks are needed to reopen safe cargo routes for the grain that Russia has trapped in Ukraine.

America's race gap between black and white homeowners

Published: 07/09/2022 in BBC News - World

Black Americans are almost twice as likely to be denied a mortgage than their white counterparts.

Video Of Cops Killing Black Man Released, More Protests In US

Published: 07/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Several hundred protesters marched Sunday in Akron, Ohio after the release of body camera footage that showed police fatally shooting a Black man with several dozen rounds of bullets.

Akron police to release video showing police killing of Black man

Published: 07/03/2022 in National

Police reportedly fired nearly 100 rounds at Jayland Walker, a 25-year-old Black man, after he fled a traffic stop.

Russia announces first ship loaded with grain has left the Black Sea Ukrainian port of Berdyansk

Published: 07/02/2022 in MercoPress

“After a stoppage of several months the first cargo ship has left the Berdyansk port,” Yevgeny Balitsky, an official in Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine said A first cargo ship loaded with grain has left the Russian-occupied Ukrainian port of Berdyansk, a local official announced on Thursday, after Russia said the port had been de-mined and was ready to resume grain shipments.

Protests In US Over Fatal Police Shooting Of Black Man

Published: 07/01/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Angry activists on Friday rallied in the city of Akron in northern United States following yet another police shooting death of a Black man earlier this week.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Sworn In As 1st Black Woman On US Supreme Court

Published: 06/30/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States made history on Thursday as Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Ketanji Brown Jackson sworn in as first black woman on US top court

Published: 06/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Justice Jackson will join the highest court in the US at a pivotal moment in its 233-year history.

Snake Island: Why Russia couldn't hold on to strategic Black Sea outcrop

Published: 06/30/2022 in BBC News - World

Russia claims it is a gesture of goodwill, but the withdrawal from a Black Sea rock is a big defeat.

Black man paralyzed after abrupt stop in police van, attorneys say

Published: 06/29/2022 in National

A 36-year-old man was paralyzed from the "chest down" after being transported in a New Haven, Conn., police van, according to his attorneys.

Black Bear Looking For Food Dies Inside Hot Car In US

Published: 06/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A black bear in the US state of Tennessee died from heatstroke after it got stuck in an unlocked car in search of food, wildlife officials have said.

Officer faces probe for telling Black driver, ‘This is how you guys get killed’

Published: 06/22/2022 in National

While it remains unclear whether the White officer’s comment to Gerardson Nicolas amounted to a threat or an observation on seatbelt safety, the Miami-Dade Police Department announced that the motorcycle officer is being investigated after video of the incident went viral.

Black Hole Which Swallows Equivalent Of 1 Earth Every Second Discovered

Published: 06/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The black hole is easily visible to anyone with a good telescope in a very dark backyard as it has a visual magnitude of 14.5

White men charged with smashing Black teen’s car with rock, traffic cone

Published: 06/17/2022 in National

“If I just were a White person driving through that neighborhood, I wouldn’t have been treated the way I was treated,” the teen told The Washington Post.

Plague: Ancient teeth reveal where Black Death began, researchers say

Published: 06/15/2022 in BBC News - World

Researchers say they finally know the origin of the plague that killed tens of millions in the 1300s.

675 Years Later... This Is The Solution For Black Death's Origin Mystery

Published: 06/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A deadly pandemic with mysterious origins: it might sound like a modern headline, but scientists have spent centuries debating the source of the Black Death that devastated the medieval world.

Social agitators, joyfully Black: The artistic heirs of Gordon Parks

Published: 06/09/2022 in National

As the country spins in circles trying to make sense of race, ward off inhumanity and define social justice, Parks’s creative kin are uniquely positioned to shed light, offer guidance and question the status quo.

Nepal plane crash: Officials recover black box from wreckage

Published: 05/31/2022 in BBC News - World

Hopes of any survivors were dashed as the remains of all 22 people onboard have also been found.

Nepal Plane Crash Black Box Found, 12 Bodies To Be Flown To Kathmandu

Published: 05/31/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Nepali Army is preparing to bring 12 bodies to Kathmandu on Tuesday after those of all the 22 victims were recovered from the Tara aeroplane crash site in the country's Mustang district on Sunday...

Two years after Floyd’s death, Black Minnesotans say little has changed

Published: 05/22/2022 in National

White politicians promised to address the state’s deepest racial disparities. But activists and residents say they haven’t delivered.

Poll: Black Americans fear more racist attacks after Buffalo shooting

Published: 05/21/2022 in National

Two years after George Floyd’s murder, nearly 8 in 10 Black Americans say there has been little or no improvement in how police treat Black people, according to a Washington Post-Ipsos poll.

Student Urinates On Books And Laptop Of Black Student In 'Racist' Attack

Published: 05/18/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

In the clip the student can be heard asking white student "Why are you peeing in my room bruh?" to which the student responds inaudibly and then exclaims "quiet".

China Jet Crash Was Intentional, Suggests Black Box Data: Report

Published: 05/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Flight data from a black box recovered from a China Eastern jet that crashed earlier this year indicates someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed the jet, the Wall Street Journal

Buffalo shooting: Black Americans describe grief and fear

Published: 05/16/2022 in BBC News - World

Ten people were killed in Saturday's attack - described by Buffalo's police chief as a racist hate crime.

Russia Says It Downed 3 Ukrainian Fighter Jets, 1 Near Black Sea Island

Published: 05/16/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Monday said its forces had shot down three Ukrainian fighter jets, one near Snake Island in the Black Sea and the others in the Mykolaiv and Kharkiv regions, while its missiles continued to...

Buffalo shooting: Gunman deliberately sought black victims - mayor

Published: 05/15/2022 in BBC News - World

Questions are being asked how the suspect carried out the attack when he was known to authorities.

"It Is Now Clear": Russia Denies Ukraine Damaged Navy Ship In Black Sea

Published: 05/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Saturday dismissed Ukraine's claim it had damaged a modern navy logistics ship in the Black Sea and showed photos of what it said was the vessel with no signs of damage.

How The 1st Image Of The Black Hole At Milky Way's Centre Was Captured

Published: 05/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Black holes are among the most profound predictions of Einstein's theory of general relativity. They were originally studied as a mere mathematical consequence of the theory rather than as physically...

How The EHT Super-Telescope Snapped The Supermassive Black Hole

Published: 05/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Powerful enough to spot a golf ball on the moon, the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) is a network of radio dishes designed to detect the light cast when matter disappears into the maw of a black hole.

First Pic Of Black Hole In Milky Way's Centre, 27,000 Light Years Away

Published: 05/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

An international team of astronomers on Thursday unveiled the first image of a supermassive black hole at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy -- a cosmic body known as Sagittarius A*.

First Image Of Milky Way's "Doughnut-Shaped" Black Hole Revealed

Published: 05/12/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Sagittarius A* possesses four million times the mass of our Sun and is located about 26,000 light-years from Earth.

The black evangelical women who'll decide who governs Brazil

Published: 05/11/2022 in BBC News - World

Evangelical Christian women of colour were kingmakers in Brazil's last presidential election and look set to be so again.

Ukraine war: Snake Island and battle for control in Black Sea

Published: 05/11/2022 in BBC News - World

This rocky outcrop has been fiercely contested for weeks and has vital strategic importance.

Sundiata Acoli: US Black Panther wins parole after half a century

Published: 05/10/2022 in BBC News - World

Sundiata Acoli, 85, has been in prison for almost five decades for the 1973 murder of a policeman.

Black Hole Hunters Cast Gaze At Center Of The Milky Way Galaxy

Published: 05/10/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Residing at the center of our spiral-shaped Milky Way galaxy is a beast - a supermassive black hole possessing 4 million times the mass of our sun and consuming any material including gas, dust and...

Former Okla. police officers charged after fatally shooting Black man

Published: 05/09/2022 in National

Body-camera footage shows a Lawton, Okla., police officer shoot Quadry Sanders on Dec. 5 as Sanders put his hands up.

Biden Names Karine Jean-Pierre As First Black White House Press Secretary

Published: 05/05/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden on Thursday named Karine Jean-Pierre as the next White House press secretary, the first Black person to hold the high-profile post.

Karine Jean-Pierre: White House names first black press secretary

Published: 05/05/2022 in BBC News - World

Karine Jean-Pierre will replace Jen Psaki in the top role at the end of next week.

"To Turn Earth Into A Black Hole...": NASA Observatory's 'Marble' Theory

Published: 05/04/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Since not even light can escape a black hole, people can't see them. It requires space telescopes with special tools to detect black holes.

Watch: Ukraine Says It Destroyed Russian Patrol Boats In Black Sea

Published: 05/02/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Kyiv said Monday that its drones sank two Russian patrol boats near the Black Sea's Snake Island where Ukrainian soldiers rebuffed Moscow's demands to surrender at the start of its invasion.

First Solar Eclipse Of 2022 To Coincide With Black Moon. Timings Inside.

Published: 04/29/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun. As the upcoming solar eclipse is a partial one, the Moon will partially obscure the Sun as it appears from Earth.

More Black people sought births outside hospitals in 2020, report finds

Published: 04/28/2022 in National

As infant and maternal mortality rates remain higher for non-White birthing people, many are turning to community settings, according to a new report

Trained Dolphins Are Protecting Russia's Black Sea Naval Base: Report

Published: 04/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The Russian naval base in Sevastopol is its most significant in the Black Sea. Many high-value ships are docked there since the Soviet era.

Black woman named high school valedictorian 38 years after snub

Published: 04/28/2022 in National

“It was obvious that it had to have something to do with race,” Tracey Meares said.

'Black Moon' To Block Sun On April 30 In This Year's First Solar Eclipse

Published: 04/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The first solar eclipse of this year is due to be seen in several parts of the world on Saturday, April 30, coinciding with what is known as 'Black Moon'.

Biden pardons black ex-Secret Service agent and two others

Published: 04/26/2022 in BBC News - World

In his first grants of clemency, the US president pardons three people and commutes 75 sentences.

Outrage As US Police Filmed Detaining Black 8-Year-Old Over Stolen Chips

Published: 04/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A New York police force has said it is investigating after a video showing officers apprehending a young Black boy for apparently stealing a packet of chips sparked outrage.

Black Boxes Badly Damaged, No Clues To Explain Plane Crash: China

Published: 04/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

China said on Wednesday the black boxes of a Boeing 737-800 jet that crashed last month were badly damaged, leaving virtually no publicly available clues to explain its violent plunge into a wooded...

NASA Discovers "Rapidly Growing Black Hole" linked to early galaxies

Published: 04/17/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

NASA astronauts have recently found evidence of a "rapidly growing black hole" considered a "missing link" in our knowledge of the early universe. The monster, nicknamed GNz7q, had been lurking...

Russians Pay Tribute To Powerful Warship After Sinking In Black Sea

Published: 04/15/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Dozens of people gathered in the Crimean city of Sevastopol on Friday to mourn the sinking of the flagship of Russia's Black Sea Fleet, a symbol, the crowd heard, of hope, revival and power until its...

Russian Warship Sinks In Black Sea, Ukraine Claims Successful Missile Hit

Published: 04/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's Black Sea flagship sank Thursday after an explosion and fire that Ukraine claimed was a successful missile strike -- as the Kremlin accused Kyiv of targeting its citizens in sorties across...

Russia Says Its Damaged Warship Moskva Sinks In Black Sea

Published: 04/14/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's guided missile cruiser Moskva has sunk in the Black Sea after being damaged during the military operation in Ukraine, Russia's defence ministry said late Thursday.

Patrick Lyoya: Video shows fatal US police shooting of black man

Published: 04/14/2022 in BBC News - World

The shooting of an apparently unarmed black man on 4 April in Michigan has led to protests.

Russia Says Its Warship In Black Sea "Badly Damaged" By Explosion

Published: 04/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia on Thursday said the flagship of its Black Sea fleet was seriously damaged and its crew evacuated following a fire that caused an explosion, as a Ukrainian official said the vessel had been hit...

Ukraine Claims It Destroyed Russian Warship In Black Sea

Published: 04/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Ukrainian forces damaged a Russian warship in the Black Sea with missile strikes Wednesday, the governor of Odessa said.

Ukraine attention shows bias against black lives, WHO chief says

Published: 04/13/2022 in BBC News - World

The WHO chief says a fraction of the help given to Ukraine has been given to other humanitarian crises.

World Treats Crises Affecting Black, White Lives Unequally, Says WHO Chief

Published: 04/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The WHO chief said Wednesday that the world was treating humanitarian crises affecting black and white lives unequally, with only a "fraction" of the attention on Ukraine given elsewhere.

Sea mines and stranded crews in Black Sea ports, with 100 merchant ships blocked

Published: 04/13/2022 in MercoPress

Sea mines and stranded crews in Black Sea ports is another consequence of the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. Both Turkey and Romania navies have reported neutralizing sea mines, or rather anchor mines, since they do not float on the surface but rather just beneath it with an anchor supporting the floating device.

Woman pleads guilty to tackling Black teen she wrongly accused of phone theft

Published: 04/12/2022 in National

Miya Ponsetto, whom the Internet tarred as "SoHo Karen," avoids jail time for now in the plea deal she made with New York City prosecutors.

First black woman on US Supreme Court: 'We've made it'

Published: 04/08/2022 in BBC News - World

Newly confirmed US Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on her remarkable journey.

Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed As First Black Woman On US Supreme Court

Published: 04/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The United States made history on Thursday as the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman ever to serve on the Supreme Court.

Black Coffee - the South African DJ who made history at the Grammys

Published: 04/06/2022 in BBC News - World

The Grammy-award winner speaks to the BBC about the joy of his win and desire to never be pigeon-holed.

Brazil at work: Black and held back

Published: 04/05/2022 in BBC News - World

Brazil has one of the world's largest black populations but black people only hold 6% of managerial posts.

A teacher hung a Black doll by its neck. The district suspended him.

Published: 04/04/2022 in National

The teacher was suspended on Wednesday, pending the results of the investigation.

Air Strikes Hit Ukraine's Strategic Black Sea Port Odessa

Published: 04/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Air strikes rocked Ukraine's strategic Black Sea port Odessa early Sunday morning, according to an interior ministry official, after Kyiv had warned that Russia was trying to consolidate its troops in...

Both Black Boxes Of Crashed China Plane Found. How They Will Be Handled.

Published: 03/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Chinese authorities on Sunday recovered the second black box from a China Eastern Airlines jet that plunged into a mountainside last Monday with 132 people on board, state media reported.

Second Black Box Of Crashed China Plane Recovered, State Media Says

Published: 03/26/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The second black box has been recovered from a crashed China Eastern passenger plane, state media reported Sunday.

Second Black Box Found After China Plane Crash That Killed 132: Report

Published: 03/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

China has found the second black box belonging to the China Eastern Airlines plane that crashed on Monday, CAAC News, a publication managed by the aviation regulator, said on Friday.

Second Black Box Of Crashed Plane Not Found Yet: Chinese State Media

Published: 03/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

China's official Xinhua News Agency said on Friday that the second black box of crashed China Eastern jet has yet to be found.

China Renews Search For Second Black Box After Plane Crash

Published: 03/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Search and rescue work in the wake of the China Eastern Airlines crash entered its fourth day as storm clouds retreated with efforts focusing on retrieving the second black box while the first was...

She joined the only Black female unit sent overseas in WWII. Now 102, she’s the oldest living member.

Published: 03/23/2022 in National

Romay Johnson Davis will be honored by the National World War II Museum for her legacy.

China plane crash: Search teams find flight's black box

Published: 03/23/2022 in BBC News - World

Crews had struggled against rain and flooded terrain to find key clues to the plane’s sudden fall.

Crashed China Plane's Black Box Located: Official

Published: 03/23/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A black box has been recovered from the crashed Chinese passenger jet carrying 132 people, an aviation official said Wednesday.

Biden's Supreme Court Pick, 1st Black Woman Nominee, Grilled By Opposition

Published: 03/22/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson defended her record of sentencing in child pornography cases and advocacy for terror suspects as she was grilled Tuesday in her bid to be the first Black...

Chinese Airline's Website Turns Black And White After Crash

Published: 03/21/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

A China Eastern passenger jet carrying 132 people crashed in southern China on Monday, aviation authorities said, with state media reporting it led to a fire on a mountain and the number of casualties...

US Senate Hearings For First Black Woman To Supreme Court To Start Monday

Published: 03/20/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Senate takes up the historic nomination on Monday of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to become the first Black woman to sit on the Supreme Court.

Vessels with Ukrainian grains blocked by the Russian navy in the Black Sea

Published: 03/18/2022 in MercoPress

The Panamanian Maritime Authority claims the Russian Navy was preventing 200-300 ships from leaving the Black Sea, most of them with grains The Russian Navy is blocking grain-laden vessels from leaving the Black Sea after having loaded in Ukrainian ports, according to BayWa, Germany's largest grain trader which is involved with cereals trade in central Europe. Meanwhile, the IMO is calling for “blue corridors” to allow merchant vessels to sail without incidents.

Scientists claim hairy black holes explain Hawking paradox

Published: 03/16/2022 in BBC News - World

Researchers say they have solved one of science's biggest paradoxes, first identified by Prof Stephen Hawking.

Police bodycam shows Black Panther director Ryan Coogler's arrest

Published: 03/10/2022 in BBC News - World

Coogler was mistaken for a bank robber when he gave a written note to a teller - and was detained

Russia Sanctions Fallout: Inflation, Black Marketing Rise, Payments Fail

Published: 03/06/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Black market fears, problems with online payments and the looming spectre of inflation -- Russian officials are scrambling to deal with the effects of sanctions imposed on Russia over its military...

Ukraine: Estonian cargo ship sinks after blast in Black Sea

Published: 03/03/2022 in BBC News - World

Four crew members of the Helt are missing after an explosion near the Ukrainian port of Odesa.

Mexican President against invasions, censorship, and black lists

Published: 03/02/2022 in MercoPress

“It is forbidden to prohibit,” López Obrador said As a country that has been invaded in the past, by the United States in 1914, "we cannot accept" any more invasions, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said Wednesday.

Nearly a decade ago, Putin received a taekwondo black belt. A global organization has taken it away.

Published: 03/02/2022 in National

Nearly a decade after World Taekwondo awarded Russian President Vladimir Putin with an honorary black belt, the organization has taken it away as it condemned the "brutal attacks on innocent lives in Ukraine."

Turkey prepared to limit Russian warships transit between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean

Published: 03/01/2022 in MercoPress

The so called Black Sea Straits, connect the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea via the Sea of Marmara. The only Black Sea ports can access the Mediterranean. Photo: AFP Turkey has said that the situation in Ukraine has become a "war", a declaration that authorized Ankara to activate the Montreux Convention which limits Russian war vessels from entering the Black Sea, through the strategic straits of the Bosporus and Dardanelle which link with the Mediterranean.

Putin Stripped Of Taekwondo Black Belt For Launching Attack On Ukraine

Published: 02/28/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian forces, meanwhile, continued shelling Ukraine's second city Kharkiv, killing at least 11 civilians.

For Black female judges, Jackson’s nomination is ‘magic on such a profound level’

Published: 02/26/2022 in National

If she is confirmed by the Senate, Ketanji Brown Jackson would become the third Black person and sixth woman to serve on the Court since its 1789 founding. The 51-year-old currently serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

In A First, Biden To Pick Black Woman For US Supreme Court

Published: 02/25/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

President Joe Biden is set to pick Ketanji Brown Jackson as the first Black woman in US history to serve on the nation's highest court, media reported on Friday.

NATO Leaves Black Sea Exposed As Russia Invades Ukraine

Published: 02/24/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

When Russia attacked Ukraine, the nearest naval vessel of a major NATO ally was in the Mediterranean.

Black transgender woman wrongly jailed in drug case is awarded $1.5 million in suit against Atlanta officers

Published: 02/23/2022 in National

Ju’Zema Goldring was jailed for nearly six months before prosecutors realized that drug test results on the contents of a stress ball she had been carrying were negative.

2 Black Hawk Choppers Crash In US, Video Captures Moment

Published: 02/23/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Black Hawk choppers are built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company. They are being used by US military and the armed forces of 28 other countries.

Family, friends mourn Amir Locke, a Black man shot by police during a ‘no-knock’ raid

Published: 02/18/2022 in National

At his funeral, attendees called on the mayor of Minneapolis to end the law enforcement tactic.

An Indiana school planned Black History Month lessons. A letter sent to parents allowed them to opt out.

Published: 02/17/2022 in National

An Indiana school is facing criticism after a letter to parents allowed them to opt their children out of receiving Black History Month lessons.

Video of police handcuffing Black teen while other brawling boy is put on a couch sparks probe

Published: 02/16/2022 in National

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said he was “deeply disturbed” after watching video of police in Bridgewater Township, N.J., responding to a weekend incident.

Kodak Black 'stable' after shooting, lawyer says

Published: 02/14/2022 in BBC News - World

His lawyer has said it was an "unprovoked attack" against someone the rapper was with.

White father and son charged with shooting at Black FedEx driver in case echoing Arbery’s killing

Published: 02/11/2022 in National

Brandon and Gregory Case were charged in Brookhaven, Miss., after they allegedly chased and shot at D’Monterrio Gibson in an incident the driver’s attorney says was a “copycat crime” of the murder of Ahmaud Arbery.

55-Face Black Diamond, Largest Ever Cut, Sells for $4.3 Million In Crypto

Published: 02/09/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

"The Enigma", the world's largest known cut diamond at 555 carats, went under the hammer in London on Wednesday for 3.16 million pounds ($4.3 million, 3.8 million euros) having recently gone on...

Black History Month is not critical race theory, Alabama educator says in response to complaints

Published: 02/04/2022 in National

State Superintendent Eric Mackey said this week that he has received calls from parents who are getting the concepts confused. Others say that is a trickle-down effect from efforts to prevent "divisive" teaching.

Open Society Foundations announces $150,000 grants to help Black activists continue their work

Published: 02/04/2022 in National

“I can’t even tell you how many fundraisers, how many interventions that we’ve had to do to help civil rights activists who could not afford their light bill. There’s an over-romanticization of activists struggling.”

US Police Release Footage Showing Officer Shoot Armed Black Man

Published: 02/03/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Authorities in the US city of Minneapolis, where George Floyd was murdered in 2020, published body-cam video Thursday showing the police shooting of a 22-year-old African American man.

A Black doctor says she was refused service at a bank because of her race: ‘I felt like a criminal’

Published: 02/03/2022 in National

Malika Mitchell-Stewart filed a racial discrimination lawsuit claiming employees at a JPMorgan Chase bank accused her of fraud when she tried to deposit a $16,000 check.

Lisa Cook could soon become the first Black woman on the Fed. Republicans say she’s not qualified.

Published: 02/03/2022 in National

Some Republican attacks against Cook echo conservative criticism of President Biden’s pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court.

Juveniles investigated in bomb hoaxes against black colleges

Published: 02/02/2022 in BBC News - World

The six minors reportedly used sophisticated technology to disguise the origin of their calls.

A Black officer went to Walmart on his day off. He was racially profiled and accused of stealing, lawsuit says.

Published: 01/28/2022 in National

“They only stopped him because ... he was Black,” the officer's attorney told The Washington Post in an interview.

US Supreme Court Will Soon Have Its 1st Black Woman Judge: Joe Biden

Published: 01/27/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

US President Joe Biden said Thursday he will nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court for the first time in history, filling the vacancy left by retiring Justice Stephen Breyer.

Biden expected to nominate first black woman to Supreme Court

Published: 01/26/2022 in BBC News - World

The announcement comes amid news that Justice Stephen Breyer is expected to retire in June.

A deputy got away with racism for years, a lawsuit says. Wyoming’s first Black sheriff fired him.

Published: 01/25/2022 in National

A lawsuit filed by a former Wyoming sheriff's deputy accuses his former superior of years of racist remarks and discrimination.

US black man mistaken for older white suspect - lawsuit

Published: 01/24/2022 in BBC News - World

Shane Lee Brown was freed from jail after a judge compared photos of the two men, legal action says.

A felony warrant sought a White man. Instead, police arrested a Black man with a similar name, a lawsuit says.

Published: 01/24/2022 in National

Shane Lee Brown, a Black man, filed a lawsuit alleging that police mistook him for a White man with a similar name — and jailed him for almost a week.

One in 10 Black people living in the U.S. are immigrants, new study shows

Published: 01/20/2022 in National

Black immigrants have higher incomes and more education than U.S.-born Black people, but advocates say racism still holds them back.

A Florida woman went on a night walk with her dog. A black bear almost killed her: ‘I feel lucky to be alive’

Published: 01/20/2022 in National

The minute Aydee and her dog reached her driveway, a black bear she did not see coming started to attack.

Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications black out

Published: 01/17/2022 in BBC News - World

Significant damage has been reported but with communications down the scale is unclear.

Protests In US After Black Man Shot Dead By Off-Duty Police Officer

Published: 01/13/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

The death of an unarmed African-American man shot by an off-duty white police officer under mysterious circumstances has fueled outrage in Fayetteville, North Carolina, where relatives of the victim...

'As a black woman in STEM I'm used for photo opportunities'

Published: 01/13/2022 in BBC News - World

Chemist Cynthia Chapple talks about how to get more black girls from inner-cities into STEM careers.

Ida B. Wells, Black journalist and suffragist, honored with new Barbie doll

Published: 01/12/2022 in National

Wells, who was born into slavery in Mississippi in 1862, broke boundaries fighting for the right to vote.

Maya Angelou to become the first Black woman to appear on U.S. quarter as Treasury rollout begins

Published: 01/11/2022 in National

Coins featuring the likeness of the author and activist are expected to be available from banks in late January and early February.

Poet Maya Angelo Becomes The First Black Woman To Be Featured On US Coin

Published: 01/11/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Poet and activist Maya Angelou has become the first Black woman to appear on the US quarter, in a new version of the coin unveiled by the US Mint on Monday.

Maya Angelou: Poet is first black woman on US quarter

Published: 01/10/2022 in BBC News - World

The civil rights activist and writer is the first in a series of US women honoured on the US quarter.

Life In Jail For Killers Of Black American Jogger

Published: 01/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Three white men convicted of murdering African American jogger Ahmaud Arbery after chasing him in their pickup trucks were sentenced to life in prison Friday in a case that highlighted US tensions...

Sidney Poitier was a ground-breaking black man - Bonnie Greer

Published: 01/07/2022 in BBC News - World

Playwright Bonnie Greer pays tribute to the acting legend Sidney Poitier, who has died at the age of 94.

Sidney Poitier, Hollywood's First Major Black Movie Star, Dies At 94

Published: 01/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Sidney Poitier, Hollywood's first major Black movie star who won mainstream popularity with a series of groundbreaking roles in the 1950s and 1960s, has died aged 94.

Three Men To Be Sentenced For Murder Of Black US Jogger

Published: 01/07/2022 in NDTV News - World-news

Three white men convicted of murdering an African-American jogger after chasing him in their pickup trucks will be sentenced Friday in a case that highlighted tensions over racial justice.

Sidney Poitier, first Black man to win Oscar for best actor, dies at 94

Published: 01/07/2022 in National

He forever changed the perception of African Americans in movies with his powerful and charismatic screen presence in films such as “The Defiant Ones,” “A Raisin in the Sun,” “In the Heat of the Night” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?”

Black Thursday for Argentina's economy – no agreement with IMF

Published: 01/06/2022 in MercoPress

With Thursday's losses, Argentine bonds accumulate decreases of up to 7.5% in the last five days Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Economy Minister Martín Guzmán agreed not to give in to additional demands from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) regarding the US $ 44 billion loan from the previous national administration.

Virginia Confederate monuments likely headed to black history museum

Published: 12/30/2021 in BBC News - World

A black history museum and culture centre in Richmond may soon receive the controversial memorials.

GOP Rhode Island lawmaker under fire for suggesting she lost a Black friend to critical race theory

Published: 12/29/2021 in National

“I had a Black friend. I liked her and I think she liked me, too,” wrote Rhode Island state Rep. Patricia Morgan, who has opposed critical race theory. “But now she is hostile and unpleasant. I am sure I didn’t do anything to her, except be White.”

Why I'm proud to be black and Jewish

Published: 12/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Black and Jewish journalist Nadine Batchelor-Hunt travels to Israel to meet the Ethiopian community and explore this dual identity.

"Chaotic": US Ex-Policewoman Tearfully Testifies About Killing Black Man

Published: 12/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A US former police officer on trial for the death of a young African-American man wept in court Friday as she described how a routine traffic stop descended swiftly into chaos.

Biden grants Medal of Honor to first black soldier since Vietnam

Published: 12/16/2021 in BBC News - World

Sgt Alwyn Cashe was among three US veterans to receive the highest US military award from the president.

"Rest In Power": Iconic US Black Feminist Author Bell Hooks Dies At 69

Published: 12/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Iconic American Black feminist author bell hooks, known for her trailblazing works on the intersection of gender, race and class, died Wednesday aged 69, her family said.

Black Axe: Leaked documents shine spotlight on secretive Nigerian gang

Published: 12/12/2021 in BBC News - World

Documents suggest the feared 'cult' has infiltrated Nigerian politics and launched a global fraud operation.

A man planted bombs hours after a Black Lives Matter protest in Pittsburgh. He was sentenced to probation.

Published: 12/07/2021 in National

Prosecutors had asked that Matthew Michanowicz receive at least 2 1/2 years in prison.

A Black couple says an appraiser lowballed them. So, they ‘white-washed’ their home and say the value shot up.

Published: 12/06/2021 in National

After the couple 'white-washed' their home, the appraised value jumped nearly 50 percent, a new federal lawsuit claims.

Black women see unemployment rate fall in November, but are still left behind in overall recovery

Published: 12/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The unemployment rate for Black women fell sharply in November, but labor market recovery from pre-pandemic levels remains uneven across race and gender lines.

‘Zoom-bombers’ hijacked school board meeting from Black superintendent, played looped recording of racist slur

Published: 12/02/2021 in National

Shaun Carey, the superintendent of Enumclaw School District in Washington state, was interrupted during a school board meeting by two people who played a recording of a racial slur.

Wife Of "Godfather Of Black Music" Shot In Home Robbery: Report

Published: 12/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The wife of the man known as the "Godfather of Black Music" was shot and killed Wednesday in a break-in at the couple's Beverly Hills home, US media reported.

US Author's Apology To Black Man Cleared Of Her Rape After 16 Years

Published: 11/30/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Alice Sebold, author of the best-selling novel "The Lovely Bones," on Tuesday apologized to a Black man who spent 16 years in prison for her 1981 rape, only to see his conviction overturned last week.

Amazon touts record post-Thanksgiving sales amid lackluster Black Friday, Cyber Monday for retailers

Published: 11/30/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Amazon said it rang up record sales between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, bucking the trend in the broader retail industry.

Virgil Abloh: How he 'helped black people dream in fashion'

Published: 11/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Radio 1 Newsbeat has been speaking to people about the legacy Virgil Abloh leaves behind.

Black Friday shopping in stores drops 28% from pre-pandemic levels as Americans stay home

Published: 11/27/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Traffic at retail stores on Black Friday dropped 28.3% compared with 2019 levels, according to preliminary data from Sensormatic Solutions.

Online Shopping Spend Soars Even Before Retailers Open On 'Black Friday'

Published: 11/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Americans returned to stores for the "Black Friday" kickoff of the holiday shopping season, but online data shows that consumers have been spending big for weeks amid worries over shortages.

Black Friday spending set to soar despite fewer deals

Published: 11/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Analysts say this year's sale will be the biggest ever, but retailers won't offer as many discounts.

Protesters hit Amazon buildings on Black Friday

Published: 11/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Strikes or protests are planned in 20 countries, on one of the busiest days of the year for retail.

Ahmaud Arbery: Three US men guilty of murdering black jogger

Published: 11/24/2021 in BBC News - World

The white men pursued and shot dead Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia in what some called a modern-day lynching.

Ahmaud Arbery: Key moments in the trial over black jogger's killing

Published: 11/24/2021 in BBC News - World

Watch the key exchanges from 13 days of testimony in the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's killing.

3 Americans Found Guilty In Black Man's Murder In US

Published: 11/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Three white men were found guilty of murder on Wednesday for shooting dead a Black man in the southern US state of Georgia after chasing him in their pickup trucks.

The Black Friday trade: Wall Street's stock winners for the holiday season

Published: 11/24/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Consumers are on track to spend big this holiday season and Wall Street has its eyes on certain retail stocks set to outperform.

Heading into Black Friday, 1 in 3 shoppers are still paying off last year’s holiday debt

Published: 11/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Many Americans are still carrying last year’s debt going into the peak holiday shopping season.

As Arbery trial draws to a close, Black Americans again ask if there will be justice

Published: 11/23/2021 in National

Black Americans are anxiously awaiting a verdict and bracing for fallout if the defendants are acquitted in a case seen by many as a test of the justice system’s fairness.

Four Black men were accused of rape in Jim Crow Florida. 72 years later, they’ve been exonerated.

Published: 11/23/2021 in National

Over the years, the guilt of the Groveland Four has been called into question.

Ukraine Raises Russia Attack Fears, US Sends Patrol Boats Near Black Sea

Published: 11/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A ship carrying two refitted former USCoast Guard patrol boats designed to enhance the Ukrainian Navy transited the Dardanelles strait on Saturday days after Ukraine said it feared Russia might be...

Elijah McClain: Family of murdered black man to receive $15m

Published: 11/19/2021 in BBC News - World

Elijah McClain was put in a chokehold and injected with ketamine after being stopped by police.

No matter the verdict in Rittenhouse trial, Black residents of Kenosha say justice remains elusive

Published: 11/15/2021 in National

Community leaders have been frustrated by the pace of change following Jacob Blake’s shooting.

Black Friday 2021: Here are the best deals already out (and why you should grab them)

Published: 11/13/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

With so many incentives to start early, it's easy to get caught up in holiday hype. Here's how to shop smart and get the best deals of the season.

US, NATO Black Sea Drills A "Serious Challenge": Vladimir Putin

Published: 11/13/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview aired Saturday that Moscow considered recent Black Sea exercises by US and other NATO ships as a serious challenge.

A White police chief placed a KKK note on a Black officer’s coat: ‘It was so demeaning’

Published: 11/12/2021 in National

On Thursday, Sheffield Lake Police officer Keith Pool broke his silence and detailed the incident that sparked outrage in the north Ohio city.

The DOJ found widespread ‘racial harassment’ at a school district. Weeks later, a Black student died by suicide.

Published: 11/10/2021 in National

Weeks after the Department of Justice found widespread racial harassment at Utah school district, a Black girl died by suicide. Her mother said it was because she was bullied.

Ahmaud Arbery murder trial: Prosecutors reveal full footage of black jogger's death

Published: 11/05/2021 in BBC News - World

Prosecutors in US state of Georgia say three white men assumed Ahmaud Arbery had committed a crime.

These charts show how October jobs gains left behind women and Black workers

Published: 11/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The unemployment picture improved for Americans overall in October, but not for women and Black workers.

Ahmaud Arbery: Nearly all-white jury chosen in black jogger murder trial

Published: 11/04/2021 in BBC News - World

The judge noted the appearance of discriminatory selection in the trial over Ahmaud Arbery's death.

Russian Navy Tracks US Naval Vessel In Black Sea: Report

Published: 11/04/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Russian navy has started tracking a U.S. naval command vessel in the Black Sea, news agencies quoted the defence ministry as saying on Thursday, amid tension over NATO activities near Russia's...

New York Elects Black Ex-Cop Eric Adams As Next Mayor

Published: 11/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Ex-policeman Eric Adams was elected New York City's next mayor on Tuesday and will become just the second African American to lead the United States's largest city.

Russia Holds Black Sea Navy Drills With Eye On US Ships

Published: 11/02/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia's Black Sea naval forces practised destroying enemy targets on Tuesday as Moscow bristled at the presence of two U.S. warships in the area.

Stanley Black & Decker nearing $1 billion of goods stuck in supply chain mess, CEO says

Published: 10/28/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Stanley Black & Decker is also seeing "massive inflation" in material, labor and freight costs, CEO Jim Loree told CNBC on Thursday.

'You have to prove your faith when you're dating as a black Muslim'

Published: 10/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Radio 1 Newsbeat speaks to black Muslims about their experiences in the dating world and society.

Ruth Negga on her latest role – as a black woman passing as white

Published: 10/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Based on the 1929 book by Nella Larsen, the film tells the story of childhood friends who meet in later life.

Atlanta, long known as the seat of Black economic and political power, votes on its future in mayoral election

Published: 10/27/2021 in National

Fourteen candidates are vying to replace Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms as violent crime, ethics and equity dominate the debate.

Sneakers generated $70 billion last year. Black retailers saw little of that

Published: 10/25/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Black culture and influence made 'athleisure' a phenomenon, but only a handful of Black retail owners are benefitting from the trend.

Black museum suggests melting down Robert E. Lee statue at heart of Charlottesville violence to make new art

Published: 10/23/2021 in National

The Lee monument, which has been a rallying symbol for White supremacists, was at the center of a deadly weekend of violence in 2017.

Sheriff charged with falsely reporting Black newspaper carrier to police

Published: 10/21/2021 in National

Sheriff Ed Troyer wrongly accused Sedrick Altheimer of threatening to kill him, the Washington state attorney general’s office says.

A sheriff’s deputy grabbed a Black woman by her hair and repeatedly slammed her to the ground, video shows

Published: 10/19/2021 in National

Shantel Arnold had just been allegedly assaulted by three boys when a deputy with the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office attacked her on Sept. 20. The sheriff's office has opened an investigation into the incident, a spokeswoman with the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana told The Washington Post.

Colin Powell, First US Black Secretary Of State, Dies Of Covid

Published: 10/18/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Colin Powell, a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state, has died from complications from Covid-19, his family said Monday. He was 84.

Ahmaud Arbery: Trial over black jogger's death begins

Published: 10/18/2021 in BBC News - World

The three men involved in ambushing and shooting the jogger face murder and assault charges.

Walmart+ members get first dibs on Black Friday deals, which will start in early November

Published: 10/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The big-box retailer is offering the perk at a time when many shoppers are concerned about out-of-stocks and rising prices.

3 American Men Go On Trial In 2020 Murder Of Black Jogger

Published: 10/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Three white men in the US state of Georgia will go on trial Monday in the high-profile shooting death of a Black jogger that sparked a national outcry and helped fuel last summer's social justice...

Eyeing Russia, US Defense Chief Heads To Black Sea Region

Published: 10/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin headed to the Black Sea region Sunday aiming to shore up alliances with countries pressured by Russia and show gratitude for their contributions to the two-decade war...

ESPN’s Sage Steele calls Obama’s choice to identify as Black ‘fascinating’: ‘His Black dad was nowhere to be found’

Published: 10/05/2021 in National

ESPN anchor Sage Steele said she didn't know why former president Barack Obama checked "Black" on the U.S. Census since he was raised by his White mother and grandmother.

Tesla To Pay Over $130 Million To Black Ex-Worker Over Racism: Report

Published: 10/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A federal jury on Monday has ordered Tesla Inc to pay more than $130 million in damages to a Black former worker, finding he was subjected to a racially hostile work environment, the Wall Street...

Amazon rolls out early Black Friday deals to jump-start holiday shopping

Published: 10/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Amazon said it's offering "deep discounts across every category," including fashion, electronics, home goods and toys.

Alabama spends more than a half-million dollars a year on a Confederate memorial. Black historical sites struggle to keep their doors open.

Published: 10/04/2021 in National

The state’s constitution includes a provision designating tax money to fund the Confederate Memorial Park.

Scarlett Johansson and Disney settle 'Black Widow' lawsuit

Published: 09/30/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Scarlett Johansson and the Walt Disney Company have settled the breach of contract lawsuit the "Black Widow" actor brought against the studio in July.

Randall Goosby: Violinist champions music by black composers

Published: 09/30/2021 in BBC News - World

Randall Goosby is a rising star of classical music, who performed at the 9/11 memorial ceremony.

Oregon school board bans Pride and Black Lives Matter symbols in the classroom

Published: 09/29/2021 in National

The conservative majority of the School Board in Newberg, Ore., voted 4 to 3 to adopt a policy that has attracted national attention, criticism and protests in the weeks since it was first introduced.

Black market of COVID-19 vaccination certificates on the rise

Published: 09/28/2021 in MercoPress

For example, investigators in Austria have discovered a Telegram bot which creates fake certificates for free Immunization requirements for travellers or workers have resulted in the development of a black market of Covid-19 vaccination certificates on the Internet, the Buenos Aires daily Crónica reported Monday.

University suspends sorority over slide show critiquing Black football players’ features: ‘We abhor racism’

Published: 09/24/2021 in National

Methodist University suspended the Alpha Delta Pi sorority over a slideshow presented at a chapter event.

Black, gay and graying gracefully

Published: 09/24/2021 in National

Jamal Jordan couldn't envision what growing old as a gay Black man until he met Mike and Phil while working on a book.

Melvin Van Peebles: 'Godfather of black cinema' dies at 89

Published: 09/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Melvin Van Peebles, famous for 70s films including Watermelon Man, died in New York aged 89.

Large employers launch telemedicine program to tackle Black health disparities

Published: 09/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Doctor on Demand is partnering with Walmart and large employers on a new program to tackle Black health disparities through a telemedicine program.

Families beg for Black principal to be reinstated after critical race theory dispute: ‘Nothing short of a witch hunt’

Published: 09/21/2021 in National

On Monday, nearly three dozen teachers, parents and students within the district spoke directly to the Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District’s board of trustees.

North Carolina judges block voter ID law, saying it discriminates against Black people

Published: 09/17/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

North Carolina's voter identification law was enacted in late 2018 when the state legislature overrode a veto by Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat.

Miss Ireland 2021: First black winner 'proud' of crown

Published: 09/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Pamela Uba moved to the country as a seven-year-old - now she's making history after taking the title.

Facebook apology as AI labels black men 'primates'

Published: 09/06/2021 in BBC News - World

The company says it was an "unacceptable error" and disabled the feature and launched an investigation.

Hurricanes can't force this 66-year-old Black climate activist to abandon Louisiana

Published: 09/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Evacuating from storms has been a part of Jerome Ringo's entire life. "It goes back to when we were kids for hurricane Audrey back in 1957," he told CNBC.

"Unacceptable Error": Facebook After Labeling Black Men "Primates"

Published: 09/03/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Facebook on Friday said it disabled its topic recommendation feature after it mistook Black men for "primates" in video at the social network.

Black unemployment rises in August jobs report despite more job seekers

Published: 09/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The August 2021 jobs report showed that Black unemployment rose last month compared with declines for white, Asian and Hispanic workers.

A Beverly Hills police task force arrested 106 people. All but one were Black, lawsuit claims.

Published: 09/03/2021 in National

The task force was allegedly geared toward keeping Black people away from Rodeo Drive, the city's luxury shopping district.

Texas parents accused a Black principal of teaching critical race theory. The district has now suspended him.

Published: 09/01/2021 in National

The decision followed several weeks of controversy during which James Whitfield tried to publicly clear his name. Some students have come to their principal's defense as parents demand his termination.

Japan finds black particles in Moderna vaccine

Published: 08/31/2021 in BBC News - World

It comes less than a week after the country suspended more than a million doses due to contamination.

Hate crimes against Asian and Black people rise sharply in the U.S., FBI says

Published: 08/30/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The number of reported hate crimes nationwide against Asian and Black people sharply increased in 2020, according to new FBI data released Monday.

Afghanistan: Black Hawks and Humvees - military kit now with the Taliban

Published: 08/28/2021 in BBC News - World

As the insurgents swept through Afghanistan they inherited an arsenal of American-made equipment.

Body-cam video shows a Louisiana trooper beat a Black man with a flashlight 18 times: ‘I’m not resisting!’

Published: 08/26/2021 in National

Two years after a Louisiana State Police trooper beat a Black man 18 times with a flashlight, body-camera footage has emerged.

Letitia Wright treated for injuries after Black Panther 2 accident

Published: 08/26/2021 in BBC News - World

The actress suffered injuries in a stunt rig accident on the set of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

Proud Boys leader sentenced for burning Black Lives Matter flag

Published: 08/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Enrique Tarrio admitted to burning a Black Lives Matter flag, stolen from a church, in July.

Joséphine Baker to be first black woman to enter France's Panthéon

Published: 08/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Performer and World War Two resistance fighter Joséphine Baker will be honoured at the mausoleum.

Ex-stripper’s lawsuit says clubs blocked her from working because they didn’t want ‘too many black girls’

Published: 08/19/2021 in National

Chanel Nicholson said she tried to “whitewash” her appearance and behavior to make herself more appealing to her bosses.

A Black officer was a rising star. The department’s ‘Jim Crow culture’ destroyed his career, lawsuit says.

Published: 08/16/2021 in National

Syracuse police officer Brandon Hanks alleges that the police department's “blatant and extreme racism” included noting how he "listened to rap music."

Turkey floods: Death toll near Black Sea rises to 27

Published: 08/13/2021 in BBC News - World

Flash floods in northern Turkey are the country's second natural disaster this month.

Atlanta shooting victim’s biracial sons seek to unite Black, Asian communities in shared fight against hate

Published: 08/08/2021 in National

Yong Ae Yue’s children, who are half-Black and half-Korean, say a greater good can arise from their tragedy.

Unemployment rate falls for every group but is higher for Black and Hispanic workers

Published: 08/06/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Black and Hispanic unemployment dropped to 8.2% and 6.6% respectively, but the figures are high compared with the jobless rate for whites and Asians.

A Black Army vet toured a house with his real estate agent and teen. Police surrounded the home and handcuffed them.

Published: 08/06/2021 in National

About a half-dozen police officers pointed their guns at a Black real estate agent and his client during a house tour in Michigan.

Bangladesh Police Recovers Lord Vishnu's Black Stone Statue: Report

Published: 08/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A black stone statue of Lord Vishnu, believed to be more than 1,000 years old, has been recovered by police in Bangladesh from a teacher, according to a media report on Thursday.

Vauhxx Booker: Black man condemns charges over alleged race attack

Published: 08/03/2021 in BBC News - World

Vauhxx Booker, who alleges two white men threatened to lynch him, is himself charged with assault.

A Black CEO shares how she negotiated a $12,000 raise at her first job: 'It was incredibly exhausting'

Published: 08/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Aug. 3 marks Black Women's Equal Pay Day — the day that Black women working full-time finally catch up to what their white, non-Hispanic male counterparts earned in 2020. A Black CEO shares how she negotiated a $12,000 increase in salary at her first job, and why she felt she had to "work so much harder" to get there.

6 Black women career coaches offer tips for negotiating your salary and countering a low offer

Published: 08/03/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"It is so important that you are competent and confident in assessing your own value."

A Black activist says two White men jumped him last summer. Now, he’s charged with assaulting his attackers.

Published: 08/03/2021 in National

Vauhxx Booker, who was allegedly assaulted by a group of White men, now faces felony charges. “There’s nothing more American than charging a Black man in his own attempted lynching,” he said.

Another shipping crisis strikes, threatening delays to Black Friday shopping

Published: 08/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The holiday shopping season could be marred by out-of-stock goods and shipping delays as the floods in Europe and China hit already strained supply chains.

'You can be African and black and play polo'

Published: 08/01/2021 in BBC News - World

Molawa Adesuyi is calling for more young people from ethnic minority backgrounds to take up his sport.

The first Black woman to run St. Louis is shaking up the city with a war on normal

Published: 07/30/2021 in National

Tishaura Jones is among a wave of progressive leaders aiming to turn around struggling cities.

Disney blasts Scarlett Johansson over Black Widow streaming lawsuit

Published: 07/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Disney has fired back against Scarlett Johansson Thursday after the Marvel actress filed a lawsuit against the studio for releasing "Black Widow" on Disney+.

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over streaming of Black Widow

Published: 07/29/2021 in BBC News - World

The star says box office takings for Black Widow were hit when it was streamed at the same time.

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over 'Black Widow' streaming release

Published: 07/29/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Company for releasing "Black Widow" on streaming and in theaters at the same time.

A White woman spit on a Black protester. Now, her hate-crime charge may be dropped.

Published: 07/23/2021 in National

Keren Prescott, a Black activist in Connecticut who was spit on by Yuliya Gilshteyn on Jan. 6, was left in tears over a lenient ruling she described as “the epitome of White privilege.”

Tokyo Olympics: Black bear at softball arena still not caught out

Published: 07/22/2021 in BBC News - World

There are no fans at the Azuma Stadium in Fukushima for the Olympic softball tournament, but US players are keeping their eyes out for a ticketless intruder.

A Black police officer said Capitol rioters called him the n-word. Tucker Carlson said he’s an angry activist.

Published: 07/22/2021 in National

U.S. Capitol Police Officer Harry Dunn will be one of the first witnesses to testify before a special committee tasked with investigating the insurrection.

He reenacted Civil War battles as a Black soldier fighting for freedom. Then he learned about his great-great-grandfather.

Published: 07/21/2021 in National

“What were the odds that I had spent 28 years reenacting these soldiers’ lives, only to learn that my own great-great-grandfather had actually been there?” said Calvin Osborne.

Mucormycosis: India records more than 4,300 'black fungus' deaths

Published: 07/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The normally rare infection has a 50% mortality rate and is hitting recovering Covid-19 patients.

Sharpton and Crump, high-profile advocates for Black rights, take on White teen shot by police

Published: 07/15/2021 in National

Two prominent figures in the fight for Black civil rights are now focusing on a police shooting involving a White teenager, which they say will help their push for landmark legislation.

Summer of Soul: New film revives lost 'Black Woodstock' gig series

Published: 07/13/2021 in BBC News - World

Questlove's directorial debut uncovers lost gigs with Sly Stone, Stevie Wonder and Nina Simone.

‘Our history has been so consciously suppressed,’ says historian John Whittington Franklin on America’s relationship with Black history

Published: 07/13/2021 in National

His grandfather survived the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Today there is still so much about that tragedy that is ignored.

A Florida man tried to hire a hitman to murder his ex and pin her death on Black Lives Matter, feds say

Published: 07/13/2021 in National

Daniel Slater told an associate to spray paint the house with the words “Black Lives Matter” so members of the social movement would be blamed for the crime, court documents say.

'Black Widow' snags $80 million from its theatrical debut, $60 million from Disney+

Published: 07/11/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"Black Widow" tallied $80 million at the domestic box office during its debut, the most of any film released in the wake of the Covid epidemic.

'Black Widow' nabs $13.2 million in previews, putting it on pace for pandemic-era box office record

Published: 07/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"Black Widow" sold $13.2 million in preview tickets on Thursday, putting it on pace to set the bar higher for the pandemic-era box office.

Chicago links Black residents’ lower life expectancy to past and present racism

Published: 07/07/2021 in National

The city’s legacy of segregation endures as a public health crisis today, leaders say.

Philippines Retrieves Crashed Military Plane's Black Boxes

Published: 07/06/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Philippine security forces have retrieved the cockpit voice and flight data recorders of a military aircraft that crashed in a coconut grove and killed 52 people, a top commander said Tuesday.

Black Box Retrieved From Crashed Philippines Air Force Plane

Published: 07/05/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Philippine authorities have retrieved a black box from an Air Force plane that crashed at the weekend, killing more than 50 people, Military Chief Cirilito Sobejana told Reuters on Tuesday.

LeBron James advisor Adam Mendelsohn on tape: 'I’m exhausted. Between Me Too and Black Lives Matter'

Published: 07/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Adam Mendelsohn, advisor to Lakers star LeBron James, told ESPN NBA reporter Rachel Nichols he was exhausted in connection with Black Lives Matter, Me Too.

'Hiking as a black person in the US can be nerve-racking'

Published: 07/02/2021 in BBC News - World

Mardi is part of Outdoor Afro, an organisation which encourages black nature lovers into the outdoors.

US woman charged with hate crime after wrongly accusing black teenager

Published: 07/01/2021 in BBC News - World

Miya Ponsetto has pleaded not guilty to charges including unlawful imprisonment as a hate crime.

Netherlands Says Russian Jets Buzzed Warship In Black Sea

Published: 06/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Netherlands on Tuesday accused Russian fighter jets of "aggressive" behaviour in an encounter with a Dutch warship in the Black Sea.

Black Widow: Japanese serial killer loses death sentence appeal

Published: 06/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Chisako Kakehi was found guilty of murdering three romantic partners in Japan for insurance payouts.

Rare black hole and neutron star collisions sighted twice in 10 days

Published: 06/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Separate collisions of a neutron star and a black hole are detected in a short space of time.

Podcast aims to go beyond ‘Surface Level’ discussions about being Black and gay in America

Published: 06/29/2021 in National

Three Howard alums started the podcast to provide a broader view of Black gay men.

Japan's "Black Widow" Loses Final Death Sentence Appeal: Reports

Published: 06/29/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A Japanese woman dubbed the "Black Widow" who used cyanide to kill her elderly lovers had her final appeal against the death sentence rejected on Tuesday by the country's top court, local media said.

Sea Breeze military exercises with 32 countries in the Black Sea; Russia describes them as a “provocation”

Published: 06/29/2021 in MercoPress

Russia's foreign ministry described the exercise as a provocation and alleged that they were being used to transport weapons and military equipment into Ukraine. A total of 32 countries began conducting military exercises in the Black Sea Monday, despite sharp criticism from Russia. The US and Ukraine are leading the “Sea Breeze” drills. They are scheduled to last for two weeks, according to the US military.

US 'white supremacist' shoots two black bystanders

Published: 06/28/2021 in BBC News - World

The gunman had drawn swastikas and described white people as "apex predators", say investigators.

Bruno Candé: White man jailed for Portugal murder of black actor

Published: 06/28/2021 in BBC News - World

Evaristo Marinho is sentenced to more than 22 years jail for the murder of Bruno Candé.

A man fatally shot two Black people near Boston. Prosecutors say they found ‘white supremacy rhetoric.’

Published: 06/28/2021 in National

A Massachusetts man drove a trunk into a residence, and then shot a Black retired state trooper and a Black Air Force veteran. Now, the killings are being investigated as hate crimes.

BET Awards: Black women in music, film and sports celebrated

Published: 06/28/2021 in BBC News - World

Queen Latifah won a lifetime achievement award at the BET (Black Entertainment Television) ceremony in LA.

Ukraine, US Launch Black Sea Drills After Warship Incident

Published: 06/28/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Ukraine and the United States launched joint naval exercises in the Black Sea on Monday in a show of Western cooperation with Kiev as it faces off with Russia.

'Black rainstorm' warning suspends Hong Kong trading

Published: 06/27/2021 in BBC News - World

It is the city's first 'black rainstorm' warning of 2021 with more than 70mm of rain forecast.

Russia Accuses Britain Of Barefaced Lies Over Black Sea Warship Incident

Published: 06/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russia accused Britain on Thursday of spreading barefaced lies over an incident in the Black Sea in which Moscow said it had fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of a British destroyer...

Philippines Grounds Entire Black Hawk Fleet After Deadly Crash

Published: 06/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Philippines grounded its entire fleet of Black Hawk helicopters Thursday after one of the new aircraft crashed during a night-time training flight, killing all six on board.

Britain Plays Down Black Sea Warship Incident With Russia

Published: 06/24/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Britain on Thursday played down an incident in the Black Sea off the Crimea peninsula in which Russia said it fired warning shots at a British destroyer.

HMS Defender: What will be the fallout from Black Sea incident?

Published: 06/23/2021 in BBC News - World

BBC's Frank Gardner looks at what impact the Russia-UK confrontation off Crimea might have for global security.

Russian forces reportedly fire warning shots at British destroyer in Black Sea

Published: 06/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A Russian military ship fired warning shots at a British Royal Navy destroyer after it entered Russian waters in the Black Sea, news agency Interfax reported.

Russia Fires Warning Shots At British Ship In Black Sea, UK Denies It

Published: 06/23/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The Ministry of Defence in London on Wednesday denied a Russian government claim that warning shots were fired against a British Royal Navy ship in the Black Sea.

Scarlett Johansson criticises Black Widow's 'hyper-sexualisation' in Iron Man 2

Published: 06/18/2021 in BBC News - World

Scarlett Johansson says her character was treated like "a possession or a thing" in Iron Man 2.

Putin Cites "Disorder" Of Black Lives Matter, Questions Capitol Riot Arrests

Published: 06/16/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian President Vladimir Putin batted away a question about his crackdown on political rivals on Wednesday by saying he was trying to avoid the "disorder" of a popular movement such as Black Lives...

Pittsburgh poised for history-making election of its first Black mayor this fall

Published: 06/16/2021 in National

Ed Gainey, who grew up in a subsidized high-rise that politicians rarely visited, wants Pittsburgh to become ‘a city for all.’

Boris Johnson Gifts Biden Mural Photo With A Nod To Black Lives Matter

Published: 06/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave US President Joe Biden a framed photograph of a British mural depicting Black 19th century abolitionist Frederick Douglass, the British leader's office said on...

Judge dismisses lawsuit against McDonald's by Black franchisees

Published: 06/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing McDonald's of racial discrimination for steering Black franchise owners to underperforming stores.

Best Buy says stores will close Thanksgiving Day, to offer Black Friday deals online

Published: 06/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The consumer electronics retailer was among those that offered more deals online last holiday season.

Black fungus: Is diabetes behind India's high number of cases?

Published: 06/05/2021 in BBC News - World

India has seen rising cases of the serious fungal infection, mostly in Covid patients.

Nepal Reports First Death Due To Black Fungus

Published: 06/04/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Nepal has reported its first death from mucormycosis or "black fungus", the highly deadly infection affecting thousands of coronavirus patients in neighbouring India.

As a vet spoke about Memorial Day’s roots in Black history, his mic was cut. It was no accident.

Published: 06/03/2021 in National

Organizers admitted they cut the microphone of retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter's microphone during a Memorial Day speech about the Black history roots of the holiday.

Woman's lawsuit accuses Leon Black of defamation, violent behavior

Published: 06/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Leon Black was sued on Tuesday by a woman who accused him of defamation and subjecting her to sexual violence.

The couple inspired by Tulsa’s black entrepreneurs

Published: 05/31/2021 in BBC News - World

Obum and his wife Faith moved to Tulsa in 2019, inspired by the legacy of 'Black Wall Street'.

Black Wall Street was shattered 100 years ago. How the Tulsa race massacre was covered up

Published: 05/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

On May 31, 1921, a white mob turned Greenwood upside down in one of the worst racial massacres in U.S. history.

One case of black fungus spotted in Chile

Published: 05/31/2021 in MercoPress

The issue gained worldwide attention after reports of numerous patients in India The Chilean Society of Infectology (Sochinf) reported Sunday in a statement that one case of mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus, had been detected.

India also suffering from a "white fungus" infection, more dangerous than the black fungus

Published: 05/29/2021 in MercoPress

White fungus infections are considered by health experts to be more dangerous than black fungus infections, called “mucormycosis.” Another surprise from India's worsening pandemic situation. The Health Ministry is asking pharmaceutical companies to ramp up production and distribution of antifungal medications after a new type of fungal infection was found in recovering COVID-19 patients last week.

Patrisse Cullors: Black Lives Matter co-founder resigns

Published: 05/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Patrisse Cullors says her exit is nothing to do with "right-wing attacks that tried to discredit my character".

Amy Cooper was fired after calling 911 on a Black birdwatcher. Now she’s suing her ex-employer.

Published: 05/27/2021 in National

Amy Cooper is suing her former employer, investment firm Franklin Templeton, claiming the company did not perform a legitimate investigation before firing her and falsely labeled her a racist.

Black fungus: India reports nearly 9,000 cases of rare infection

Published: 05/23/2021 in BBC News - World

The normally rare infection has a 50% mortality rate, and is hitting recovering Covid-19 patients.

"I'm Afraid": US Cops Seen Tasing Black Man Before Death In New Video

Published: 05/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Initial claims by Louisiana authorities that a Black man stopped after a high-speed chase had died of crash-related injuries were undercut this week by newly released video showing police tasing,...

Louisiana police release video from violent arrest of Black man who died amid outcry over leaked footage

Published: 05/22/2021 in National

The Black man's death in custody triggered fresh outrage this week after leaked footage showed Greene pleading with troopers who repeatedly stunned him, dragged him and left him shackled facedown.

McDonald's Sued Over Alleged Bias Against Companies Owned By Black

Published: 05/20/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Two companies owned by a Black US business mogul have sued McDonald's alleging the fast food giant discriminates again Black-owned media companies.

Black fungus: Call to declare epidemic in Indian states

Published: 05/20/2021 in BBC News - World

The health authorities ask states to declare an epidemic after a normally rare infection surges.

Body-cam video shows Louisiana troopers stunned, hit and dragged Black man before his death

Published: 05/20/2021 in National

“I’m your brother. I’m scared!” Ronald Greene pleads in footage obtained by the Associated Press.

Twitter Finds Its AI Tool Tends To Crop Out Men, Black People From Photos

Published: 05/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Twitter Inc's image-cropping algorithm has a problematic bias toward excluding Black people and men, the company said in new research on Wednesday, adding that "how to crop an image is a decision best...

Amphotericin-B: Concern over 'black fungus' drug shortage as cases rise

Published: 05/19/2021 in BBC News - World

The intravenous injection is in short supply as hospitals report a spike in cases.

Andrew Brown: No charges for police who shot black motorist

Published: 05/18/2021 in BBC News - World

The officers who fatally shot black motorist Andrew Brown will not face charges, prosecutors say.

A Black councilman protested Andrew Brown Jr. shooting. Police urinated on his property to retaliate, he says.

Published: 05/18/2021 in National

Elizabeth City, N.C., councilman Gabriel Adkins, said police urinated on the property at his funeral home twice in recent days.

Black Brazilians protest against racism and police violence

Published: 05/14/2021 in BBC News - World

Thousands protest against racism and police violence, a week after a deadly raid in a slum in Rio.

A Black softball player was forced to cut off her hair beads at a game: ‘I felt humiliated’

Published: 05/14/2021 in National

Nicole Pyles, a 16-year old Black student in North Carolina, says an umpire asked her to remove her hair beads if she wanted to keep playing softball.

After Black driver is handcuffed and arrested, Va. prosecutor says she never should have been pulled over

Published: 05/10/2021 in National

A Black Defense Department employee who was hesitant to get out of her car at 2 a.m. was pulled from the car by police, then charged with resisting arrest and eluding police. After prosecutors watched the video, all charges were dropped.

Michelle Obama: Black parents have 'fear in our hearts'

Published: 05/07/2021 in BBC News - World

Former First Lady Michelle Obama shares her anxieties that her daughters could be racially profiled.

Ex-footballer sacked over 'quota black guy' text

Published: 05/05/2021 in BBC News - World

Former Arsenal and Germany keeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked from his role on Hertha Berlin's board after sending a Whatsapp message to pundit Dennis Aogo calling him a "quota black guy".

Mourners gather for Andrew Brown Jr., a Black man fatally shot by deputies in North Carolina

Published: 05/03/2021 in National

The funeral for the 42-year-old Black man killed by sheriff's deputies is taking place Monday in Elizabeth City, N.C.

Sheriff’s deputy boasted to extremists about beating Black man, called it ‘sweet stress relief,' feds say

Published: 04/30/2021 in National

This week, 28-year-old Cody Richard Griggers, a former Wilkinson County Sheriff's deputy, pleaded guilty to a weapons charge after federal agents uncovered his ties to a violent extremist group and found an unregistered firearm at his home, the Department of Justice said.

A Philly museum kept the bones of a Black child killed in a police bombing. Decades later, it’s apologizing.

Published: 04/30/2021 in National

The bones of a victim in Philadelphia's 1985 MOVE bombing were shelved away for decades, shuttled between academics at Ivy League schools and used in videos for an online college course.

Rapper Kodak Black pleads guilty to assault and battery

Published: 04/29/2021 in BBC News - World

It relates to an incident with a high school student after a show in South Carolina in 2016.

Andrew Brown: Family of black man shot by US police demand more footage

Published: 04/27/2021 in BBC News - World

Andrew Brown's family are calling for the release of all bodycam footage after he died last week.

Black Axe mafia: Italian police arrest 30 Nigerian suspected gang members

Published: 04/26/2021 in BBC News - World

Police say the gang used bitcoins to carry out illegal financial transactions on the dark web.

A Black customer was beaten right outside a bar and no one called police. He can sue, a court says.

Published: 04/24/2021 in National

A witness testified that a White patron called the Black customer the n-word and then punched him, at one point knocking him out. A bartender said the victim did not hit back and just kept asking a question: “Why are you calling me that?”

George Floyd: Black Lives Matter protesters react to Chauvin conviction

Published: 04/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Two young women who demonstrated after George Floyd's death react to Derek Chauvin's conviction.

After a Black man was killed by police in North Carolina, a community calls for authorities to release the body-cam footage

Published: 04/23/2021 in National

The Pasquotank County Sheriff’s Office is being pressed to release the body-cam footage of the police encounter that killed Andrew Brown Jr., 42, after declining to share much information of the events that resulted in the shooting.

Black ballet dancer Lopes Gomes wins Berlin racism case

Published: 04/23/2021 in BBC News - World

Berlin Staatsballett awards compensation after the ballerina complained of racism.

US Police Under Scrutiny After New Fatal Shooting Of Black Suspect

Published: 04/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

An African-American father of 10 was shot dead by police during an investigation in North Carolina on Wednesday, local authorities said amid a surge in concern over law enforcement shootings.

Former white policeman guilty of murdering black man in racial case which sparked unrest in US - President Biden "relieved"

Published: 04/21/2021 in MercoPress

“We’re all so relieved,” said President Biden after hearing the news of Chauvin's guilt. Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts Tuesday by a jury of his peers for the killing of George Floyd in an incident that sparked racial violence all across the United States in 2020 leading up to the presidential elections. Chauvin is white; Foyd was black.

Golden Globes organisers expels ex-president over Black Lives Matter email

Published: 04/21/2021 in BBC News - World

The crisis-hit Hollywood body's ex-president shared a controversial article about Black Lives Matter.

Black Teen Shot Dead By US Police In Ohio

Published: 04/21/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Police in the US state of Ohio fatally shot a Black teenager who appeared to be lunging at another person with a knife, less than an hour before former officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering...

Ohio shooting: Columbus police shoot dead black teenage girl

Published: 04/20/2021 in BBC News - World

The shooting in Columbus happened as police were responding to an attempted stabbing call, media say.

UK Warships To Sail For Black Sea Amid Ukraine-Russia Tensions: Report

Published: 04/17/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

British warships will sail for the Black Sea in May amid rising tensions between Ukraine and Russia, the Sunday Times newspaper reported, citing senior naval sources.

India's desperate Covid-19 patients turn to black market for drugs

Published: 04/15/2021 in BBC News - World

Amid a punishing third wave, people across India are finding drugs, oxygen and beds in short supply.

Soldier arrested after shoving Black man, saying he’s ‘in the wrong neighborhood’ in viral video

Published: 04/15/2021 in National

The confrontation from earlier this week near Columbia, S.C., sparked a public outcry, and protesters gathered Wednesday on the sidewalk outside the soldier’s home.

St. Louis’s first Black female mayor hopes to overhaul policing. It’s ‘not going to be easy.’

Published: 04/15/2021 in National

When Tishaura Jones is sworn in as the mayor of St. Louis next week, she’ll join the ranks of other Black women breaking into leadership positions in Missouri, including Rep. Cori Bush (D), who was elected as the state’s first Black congresswoman in November.

Video Game To Fight Racism, Players To Step Into Shoes Of Black Father

Published: 04/15/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

With calls for police reform and protests across the United States, software engineer Bryant Young is hoping to use virtual reality (VR) to fight racism.

Manslaughter Charge For Minneapolis Cop Who Shot Black Man

Published: 04/14/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The police officer who shot dead Black 20-year-old Daunte Wright in a Minneapolis suburb after appearing to mistake her gun for her Taser was arrested Wednesday and will face manslaughter charges.

Two N.C. officers suspended over ‘disturbing’ video of them punching Black man on the ground

Published: 04/14/2021 in National

Two police officers who used “closed-fist strikes” while arresting a Black man in Kinston, N.C., have been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation after video of the incident went viral on Monday.

Texas students created Snapchat group to ‘Slave Trade’ their Black classmates, activists said

Published: 04/14/2021 in National

An Aledo, Tex., school district said it disciplined students for pretending to "slave trade" Black classmates on Snapchat.

Daunte Wright shooting: Police chief resigns over black motorist's death

Published: 04/13/2021 in BBC News - World

The shooting of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis was described by police as accidental but sparked unrest.

Cop Mistook Handgun For Taser In US Shooting Of Black Man: Police

Published: 04/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The policewoman who fatally shot a 20-year-old Black man in a Minneapolis suburb accidentally confused her handgun with her taser, police said Monday, fueling tensions in this city already on edge...

US Police Officer Fired For Pepper-Spraying Black Soldier

Published: 04/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

A US police officer has been fired after footage emerged of a Black army officer being detained at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed in the face in Virginia, prompting the state's governor Sunday to promise...

Protests near Minneapolis after black man shot dead by police

Published: 04/12/2021 in BBC News - World

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators after a black man was fatally shot during a traffic stop.

US Police Shooting Of Black Man Sparks Protest Amid George Floyd Hearing

Published: 04/11/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Protests broke out Sunday night after US police fatally shot a young Black man in a suburb of Minneapolis -- where a former police officer is currently on trial for the murder of George Floyd.

Being mixed race like Kamala Harris: 'I feel just as Indian as I feel black'

Published: 04/11/2021 in BBC News - World

Three women who share Kamala Harris' mixed parentage open up about balancing the two sides of their lives.

How JPMorgan increased the number of Black interns in its Wall Street program by nearly two-thirds

Published: 04/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The move at JPMorgan could ultimately begin to change the composition of Wall Street, which for decades has been mostly a bastion for white males.

He was arrested at a Black Lives Matter protest. Now, he warning others about Florida’s anti-riot proposal.

Published: 04/09/2021 in National

The measure, which is being debated by the state Senate, would increase the punishment for attending a violent protest or defacing a historic monument.

NBA issues second $3 million in grants for Black communities to create jobs and career advancement

Published: 04/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

NBA issues second $3 million in grants for Black communities

Shaped by Black Lives Matter, Gen Z watches Chauvin trial with cynicism and urgency: ‘What’s next?’

Published: 04/03/2021 in National

Gen Z is watching another case in which they have been anguished bystanders but also key witnesses and drivers of change.

Boris Johnson's Most Senior Black Adviser Quits Amid Race Report Outcry

Published: 04/01/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's most senior black adviser has quit, Downing Street said Thursday, a day after a government-commissioned report provoked outrage by saying that structural racism does not...

'There is no middle ground' — Black CEOs urge companies to oppose restrictive voting laws

Published: 03/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

"Corporations have to stand up. There is no middle ground," former American Express CEO Ken Chenault told CNBC.

Michael Jordan's brand taking next steps in $100 million commitment to the Black community

Published: 03/31/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Michael Jordan will launch a community grants program for organizations assisting Black communities through his apparel brand.

Indonesia Retrieves Black Box From Boeing 737 Crashed 2 Months Ago

Published: 03/31/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The cockpit voice recorder from a crashed Indonesian jet has been retrieved in "good condition", officials said today, more than two months after the airliner plunged into the sea killing all 62...

Disney to debut 'Black Widow,' 'Cruella' in theaters and Disney+ as it shifts dates for summer films

Published: 03/23/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Disney has altered its summer release schedule. "Black Widow" and "Cruella" will now debut in theaters and on Disney+ on the same day.

US city of Evanston to pay reparations to black residents

Published: 03/23/2021 in BBC News - World

A Chicago suburb is to distribute money to those who suffered housing discrimination.

Leon Black quits Apollo months earlier than expected following Jeffrey Epstein investment scandal

Published: 03/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Leon Black said his wife's and his own "health issues" played a key role in his decision to step aside now. Co-founder Marc Rowan has taken over as CEO.

White headmaster forced Black student, 11, to kneel while apologizing, mom says: ‘This was a racist act’

Published: 03/22/2021 in National

The mother of a Black six-grader in New York says the headmaster at his Catholic school, who is White, ordered him to kneel and apologize.

How a Target intern became one of America's most successful Black women

Published: 03/19/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Caroline Wanga, CEO at iconic Black media brand Essence, started her career as a single mom. She has advice for succeeding in spite of gender, racial hurdles.

Cannes Film Festival: Spike Lee asked again to be first black jury head

Published: 03/16/2021 in BBC News - World

The director of Malcolm X and Da 5 Bloods was due to preside in 2020, but Covid cancelled the event.

The lynching that Black Chattanooga never forgot takes center stage downtown

Published: 03/11/2021 in National

The city will memorialize part of its darkest history at the refurnished Walnut Street Bridge.

J&J Covid vaccine distribution in poor, Black communities raises race questions

Published: 03/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The allocation of J&J's shot to inner-cities and rural areas, as some officials suggest, could bring allegations of discrimination based on race and class.

Rochester police pepper sprayed Black woman in front of 3-year-old daughter, body-cam video shows

Published: 03/08/2021 in National

Body-cam footage of Rochester police pepper spraying a Black woman in front of her 3-year-old daughter has left critics and some city officials demanding changes in police tactics when dealing with children.

How a year ‘like no other’ has weighed on Black police officers

Published: 03/07/2021 in National

A reckoning over racism in policing and in the country the last year has heightened that burden for many of those wearing a badge while Black.

Black and Hispanic women aren't sharing in the job market recovery

Published: 03/05/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Employment statistics for women of color were not only more severe when the pandemic began, but are more sluggish in improving.

Somebody hijacked Salesforce's LinkedIn account and posted support for Black Lives Matter

Published: 03/04/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The incident comes after two Black Salesforce employees pointed to workplace issues in resignation letters they published on LinkedIn.

A Michigan man hung a KKK flag facing his Black neighbor’s home. It’s not a crime, prosecutors say.

Published: 03/03/2021 in National

Despite the overwhelming outrage over the incident and a wave of support from the community, Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy said Tuesday she was not pursuing charges against the neighbor.

How the Black Lives Matter movement has affected the fashion industry

Published: 02/28/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

What we wear often makes a statement, and in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, the global fashion industry is facing a racial reckoning. Roxana Saberi has the story.

New York City Schools Chief Resigns, Replaced By First Black Woman

Published: 02/26/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said he will resign in March, clearing the way for the elevation of the system's first Black female chief.

Black women bear the brunt of financial pain from pandemic, CNBC + Acorns survey finds

Published: 02/25/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Half of Black Americans and 40% of Hispanics are counting on another round of government Covid relief to get by, while 57% of Black women say the same.

How "Bridgerton" hints at the "complete story" of Black Britain

Published: 02/24/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Netfilx's hit period drama is breaking records, breaking boundaries and inflaming passions.

Google's program for Black college students suffered disorganization and culture clashes

Published: 02/21/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Program participants said the company moved too fast and broke some things.

Google Artificial Intelligence Chief Apologises For Firing Black Employee

Published: 02/19/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Google will start grading executives based on workforce diversity goals and increase human resources staffing, acknowledging fault in its acrimonious split with Timnit Gebru, a prominent former...

Her daughter’s class wasn’t teaching Black History Month. So she took matters into her own hands.

Published: 02/17/2021 in National

"I decided to teach her myself,” said Chauncia Boyd Rogers, who helps her daughter dress as Black trailblazers every February.

A Black Lives Matter activist was accused of burning books by Trump and Ann Coulter. He was then fired from his job.

Published: 02/17/2021 in National

Cameron "C-Grimey" Williams was accused of removing the books from the Chattanooga library where he worked and then live-streaming a video of the blaze.

Black McDonald's owner sues for racial discrimination

Published: 02/16/2021 in BBC News - World

Herb Washington says the firm has retaliated after he raised concerns about the firm's treatment of black franchisees.

BET founder Robert Johnson: Black History Month should focus more on future opportunities

Published: 02/16/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Robert Johnson, founder of BET, told CNBC on Tuesday he wants to see Black History Month put more emphasis on ways to reduce racial inequality.

Nasa's pioneering black women

Published: 02/12/2021 in BBC News - World

The mathematicians who worked behind the scenes on the American space programme.

Rep. Mondaire Jones, one of the first Black openly gay members of Congress, has become the role model he’d never had

Published: 02/12/2021 in National

Growing up, Mondaire Jones saw few people just like him. He credits role models and political and cultural changes for giving him the courage to make history.

Here’s what prominent Black Americans want the next generation to know

Published: 02/09/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Robert Johnson, Degas Wright, Bonawyn Eison, Dr. George James and James McDonald share their success stories and advice.

History of Queen Charlotte, the Black queen behind Netflix's hit series "Bridgerton"

Published: 02/08/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Mega-hit series "Bridgerton" quickly became Netflix's No. 1 show in the U.S. and more than 80 countries. It takes viewers back to Regency-era England in the early 1800s, where a multiracial cast engages in some steamy court intrigue. But the ruler of that court is provoking some intrigue of her own. Michelle Miller reports.

Parents wanted to opt their children out of Black History Month. A Utah school ‘reluctantly’ let them.

Published: 02/08/2021 in National

Maria Montessori Academy, a public charter school in North Ogden, Utah, with just a handful of Black students, backtracked after first allowing families to opt out of Black History Month.

History of Queen Charlotte, the Black queen behind Netlix's hit series "Bridgerton"

Published: 02/06/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Mega-hit series "Bridgerton" quickly became Netflix's No. 1 show in the U.S. and more than 80 countries. It takes viewers back to Regency-era England in the early 1800s, where a multiracial cast engages in some steamy court intrigue. But the ruler of that court is provoking some intrigue of her own. Michelle Miller reports.

Author James McBride asks us to peer behind ‘the boarded-up windows of Black America’

Published: 02/05/2021 in National

The best-selling author finds characters in the pages of history and the neighborhood he grew up in to explore the complex lives of Black people.

Ulta Beauty to double Black-owned brands in its stores, feature more Black women in ads

Published: 02/02/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The retailer plans to invest $25 million in the initiative, which will celebrate and highlight Black women in ads and TV commercials.

Black Lives Matter movement nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Published: 02/01/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

"I believe that Black Lives Matter is the largest and strongest social movement in the world today," said Petter Eide, the Norwegian lawmaker who nominated BLM.

Black History Month 2021

Published: 02/01/2021 in National

This Black History Month, as history struggles to keep up with current events, we can remember how we got here as we keep our eyes on the future.

Anti-Racism Movement Black Lives Matter Proposed For Nobel Peace Prize

Published: 01/30/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Black Lives Matter, a movement which became a rallying cry after the killing by US police of an unarmed black man, has been proposed for the Nobel Peace Prize, a Norwegian MP said Saturday.

Black Lives Matter foundation wins Swedish human rights prize

Published: 01/29/2021 in BBC News - World

Organisers of the Olof Palme prize praise the group for promoting "peaceful civil disobedience".

Louisiana cemetery 'sorry' after denying officer burial 'because he is black'

Published: 01/29/2021 in BBC News - World

A Louisiana cemetery removed their whites-only provision after a local policeman was denied burial.

After a Black man was denied a spot in a ‘Whites-only’ cemetery in Louisiana, the graveyard has apologized

Published: 01/29/2021 in National

The Oaklin Springs Cemetery in Oberlin, La., has since amended a provision that says only White people could be buried there.

Putin Denies Owning "Palace" On Black Sea As Alleged By Critic Navalny

Published: 01/25/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday dismissed claims by opposition leader Alexei Navalny that he owns a luxury property on the Black Sea worth $1.35 billion, as the opposition urged fresh...

Black Sea palace not mine, says Putin

Published: 01/25/2021 in BBC News - World

President Putin denies links to a palace featured in a video by his arch-critic Alexei Navalny.

US Senate Confirms Lloyd Austin As First Black Chief Of Pentagon

Published: 01/22/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to lead the...

Senate confirms Lloyd Austin as America's first Black secretary of Defense

Published: 01/22/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin would be the first Black leader of the Pentagon, breaking one of the more enduring barriers in the U.S. government.

Bitcoin is a good savings 'Plan B' for Black investors, says Isaiah Jackson

Published: 01/12/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Jackson added that this week's drop shouldn't concern long-term holders.

Black box from Indonesian jet recovered from ocean floor

Published: 01/12/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Flight data recorder from Sriwijaya Air jet that plunged into the sea just after takeoff with 62 people on board should help explain the crash, but another black box is still missing.

Black box from Indonesian jet recovered from ocean floor

Published: 01/12/2021 in World - CBSNews.com

Flight data recorder from Sriwijaya Air jet that plunged into the sea just after takeoff with 62 people on board should help explain the crash, but another black box is still missing.

Indonesia Locates Black Box From Crashed Sriwijaya Air Plane: Report

Published: 01/12/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Indonesian authorities have retrieved a black box from the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed into the Java Sea at the weekend, KompasTV and MetroTV reported on Tuesday.

Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia's black box locator damaged

Published: 01/11/2021 in BBC News - World

Authorities are still searching for the data recorders of the crashed Sriwijaya Air plane.

Plastic surgery: Surgeons who target black women and use influencers for promotion

Published: 01/11/2021 in BBC News - World

A BBC investigation finds women suffered life changing conditions after going to Turkey for surgery.

Indonesian Divers Search Plane Wreckage For Black Boxes

Published: 01/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Indonesian divers searched waters off Jakarta Monday in a hunt for black boxes from the passenger jet with 62 people aboard that crashed at the weekend, as investigators took up the grim task of...

Sriwijaya Air crash: Indonesia divers search wreckage as black box hunt resumes

Published: 01/10/2021 in BBC News - World

Divers resume their search for the black boxes after a passenger plane crashed into the Java Sea.

Black Box Recorders Located At Indonesian Plane Crash Site

Published: 01/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Body parts, twisted wreckage and clothing were plucked from waters off the Indonesian capital Sunday after a passenger jet with 62 people aboard crashed shortly after take-off a day earlier.

Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered

Published: 01/10/2021 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

The Boeing 737-500 with 62 passengers and crew disappeared from radar screens four minutes after take-off.

Indonesia Safety Panel Locates 2 Black Boxes Of Crashed Plane

Published: 01/10/2021 in NDTV News - World-news

Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and suspected pieces of...

Thousands attend Black Nazarene mass in Philippines

Published: 01/09/2021 in BBC News - World

Normally millions of people would line the streets, but this year - due to Covid - things looked different.

Trump supporters attacked a Black woman walking home, she says. Police are investigating it as a hate crime.

Published: 01/08/2021 in National

Berlinda Nibo, 25, said Trump supporters in downtown Los Angeles slapped her, pepper-sprayed her, snatched her wig from her head and verbally harassed her after she tried to record them. The LAPD is investigating it as a hate crime.

Warnock, Georgia’s first Black senator, honors mother and ‘the 82-year-old hands that used to pick somebody else’s cotton’

Published: 01/06/2021 in National

The Rev. Raphael Warnock, who will be Georgia's first Black senator, pointed in his victory speech to his mother's work in the 1950s picking cotton and tobacco.

Black US doctor dies of Covid alleging racist hospital care

Published: 12/24/2020 in BBC News - World

The 52-year-old doctor wrote in a post from her hospital bed that she had to "beg" for treatment.

Loeffler’s ‘radical liberal’ barbs against Warnock ‘a broader attack against the Black Church,’ Georgia faith leaders say

Published: 12/21/2020 in National

Georgia pastors condemned Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s campaign attacks on the Rev. Raphael Warnock (D).

Blindian Project: Celebrating black and South Asian relationships

Published: 12/18/2020 in BBC News - World

Blindian Project runs workshops to prepare couples for tricky family introductions.

A Black family put up a BLM sign. Then they found their cars on fire and Trump graffiti painted on their garage, they say.

Published: 12/18/2020 in National

A family in Texas says their two cars and garage were vandalized over a Black Lives Matter yard sign they had put up around Thanksgiving.

Black Lives Matter: Driver charged after crashing into New York protest

Published: 12/12/2020 in BBC News - World

Six were injured when the car ploughed into a crowd of 50 protesters on Friday in New York City.

Car Strikes Multiple People At Black Lives Matter March In New York: Cops

Published: 12/11/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

A motorist struck several pedestrians taking part in a Black Lives Matter protest in New York City on Friday, police and media reports said.

Black health leaders try to build trust in the Covid vaccine among African Americans

Published: 12/11/2020 in Top News and Analysis (pro)

Most African Americans are highly skeptical of the Covid vaccine. Black health care leaders are trying build trust in communities hard hit by the virus.

A new book discusses not just why, but how the U.S. should pay reparations to Black Americans

Published: 12/11/2020 in National

William A. Darity Jr. and A. Kirsten Mullen say there is a way to pay reparations to descendants of slavery, if the country has the will to own up to the debt.

A Black Michigan lawmaker criticized Giuliani’s voter fraud claims. Now she’s getting racist, lynching threats.

Published: 12/08/2020 in National

Over the span of two days, Democratic state Rep. Cynthia A. Johnson received nearly 100 calls from angry Trump supporters.

Biden Picks Retired General Lloyd Austin As First Black Pentagon Chief

Published: 12/07/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, has been chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to be the first African-American secretary of defense, US...

4 French Police Officers Charged Over Black Man's Beating, 2 Arrested

Published: 11/29/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

Four French police officers have been charged in connection with the beating of black man Michel Zecler in Paris, with two held in custody, a judicial source said Monday.

First Black American Cardinal hopes to begin on "positive" note with Biden

Published: 11/27/2020 in World - CBSNews.com

Gregory called it "baffling" and "reprehensible" when President Trump visited the St John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, a day after protesters were forced away for his photo op.

Macron 'shocked' at beating of black man by Paris police officers

Published: 11/27/2020 in BBC News - World

Video of police officers beating a man in Paris left the president visibly upset, an official says.

French President "Shocked" By Alleged Police Beating Of Black Man: Report

Published: 11/27/2020 in NDTV News - World-news

French President Emmanuel Macron is "very shocked" by images purporting to show a Black music producer being beaten up and racially abused by Paris police, BFM TV reported, quoting comments given to...

Paris police officers suspended over beating of black music producer

Published: 11/26/2020 in BBC News - World

Video of the three officers beating the music producer at his studio has caused an outcry in France.

David Dinkins: New York City's first black mayor dies

Published: 11/24/2020 in BBC News - World

David Dinkins, who has died aged 93, served as the city's first and only black mayor from 1990-1993.