António Guterres, the United Nations secretary general, visited Odesa, Ukraine, to witness the progress of a fragile agreement brokered by the U.N. and Turkey that freed up grain Russia had blockaded.
The United States is far from alone in facing pressure on its democratic norms and institutions.
A proposed visa ban has divided many Europeans, with some arguing it would increase pressure inside Russia and others questioning whether it plays into Kremlin claims of persecution by the West.
By Blessings Chingrande, Special to the AFRO Rising high school seniors in Montgomery County say they are hesitant to apply for college because the COVID-19 pandemic didn’t allow for school […] The post Students in Montgomery County, Md. say they feel unready for college appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black From mushy fish sticks and fries to mystery meat burgers and soggy broccoli, public school lunches in the United States aren’t exactly known as […] The post America’s school lunch program is failing Black students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black Between mass shootings, anti-LGBTQ bills, burned-out teachers, diverse books being banned, and the school-to-prison pipeline, as well as drill-and-kill standardized-test-driven instruction, is it any […] The post Here’s How We Bring Black Students Back to School appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Maya Pottiger, Word In Black As students around the country begin heading back to school, they’re being told that this year will be “normal” again, referring to classes being […] The post How anti-LGBTQ legislation will impact Black students appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report for America Corps Member If there is doubt that young people are interested in advocating for the improvement of American values, the worry […] The post Black members of Gen Z take to the 2022 political stage appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Kara Thompson, Special to the AFRO After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Baltimore City Fire Department’s Camp Spark returned this summer. The two-day camp took place on […] The post Baltimore City Fire Department helps young girls prepare for future service appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .
By Raquel Rogers, Houston Defender For Allyson Jacobs, life in her 20s and 30s was about focusing on her career in health care and enjoying the social scene in New […] The post U.S. median age for giving birth hits 30 years old appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .