Ukraine strikes military bases deep in Russia.
Kherson has been whipsawed by occupation, liberation and now dread. It’s a lonely place. And cold.
By Jenna Bloom and Danielle Hodes, Capital News Service Five socially conservative school board candidates in Maryland who were leading just after Election Night ended up losing when the counting of mail-in and provisional ballots was concluded this week. Those changes meant that 20 of the 41 socially conservative candidates identified by Capital News Service
By Aziah Siid, Word in Black South Side of Chicago-native Abdul Wright, grew up the oldest of several siblings. His family moved through low-income housing — at one point they found themselves in a homeless shelter. But Wright, who was named 2016 Minnesota Teacher of the Year, is a prime example of how an excellent
By Laura Ungar, The Associated Press A year after omicron began its assault on humanity, the ever-morphing coronavirus mutant drove COVID-19 case counts higher in many places just as Americans gathered for Thanksgiving. It was a prelude to a wave that experts expect to soon wash over the U.S. Phoenix-area emergency physician Dr. Nicholas Vasquez
By Blake Farmer, Word In Black Medical equipment is still strewn around the house of Rick Lucas, 62, nearly two years after he came home from the hospital. He picks up a spirometer, a device that measures lung capacity, and takes a deep breath — though not as deep as he’d like. Still, Lucas has
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com If you’ve noticed missing menu items or higher prices at your favorite local restaurant lately, you’re not alone. Since the COVID-19 pandemic arose, lockdowns, labor shortages and increased consumer demand have resulted in a global supply chain crisis of shortages and increased prices.
Male Craftsman In Carpentry Workshop For Bamboo Bicycles Doing Accounts On Laptop Black business ownership is surging, fueled by Black women as the nation’s fastest-growing demographic of entrepreneurs. In fact, over one million new businesses started over the last decade are owned by entrepreneurs of color. It’s a promising trend, as local Black-owned businesses play
By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Report For America Corps Member, firstname.lastname@example.org Georgia residents went to the polls in large numbers in advance of a Dec. 6 special election day. According to data hub information, compiled and released by Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, Black voters comprised 31.9 percent of early voters. Republican Senate
Sierra Leone native selected as most promising Engineer in Government by Black Engineer of the Year Awards
By Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Washington, Public Affairs WASHINGTON, D.C. – Lt. Timothy Horton, Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Washington assistant public works officer at the Washington Navy Yard, was selected as the 2023 Most Promising Engineer in Government by the Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) in Science, Technology, Engineering, and