The world’s harshest Covid restrictions exemplify how Xi Jinping’s authoritarian excesses have rewritten Beijing’s longstanding social contract with its people.
When Qatar granted access to Israeli soccer fans and media despite an absence of diplomatic ties, some saw it as another sign of warming ties with the Arab world. Instead, some of the Israelis got a chilly reception.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation is shaping laws, running influence campaigns and taking legal action in a bid to promote fossil fuels.
These misty and damp parts of the country have long beckoned to mushroom hunters with the promise of plenty, but now peril, too, lies beneath the earth’s surface.
The Florida-based next-gen pop star, Vara has just released their new single “Paranoia” on YouTube and all the usual streaming platforms. Vara Gianna is a singer-songwriter and beloved social media influencer (with the pronouns they/their). Vara’s debut single “Paranoia” is both intimate and delightfully introspective and it introduces a vulnerability not currently seen in many
By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, Report for America Corps Member, email@example.com It’s been a little over a week since 31-year-old Walmart employee Andre Bing entered his Chesapeake, Virginia store with a 9mm handgun and killed 6 of his coworkers, before succumbing to a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Since the tragedy, overnight stocker Donya Prioleau, a
By Joey Cappelletti and Ed White, The Associated Press Kyra Harris Bolden will become the first Black woman to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Nov. 22, choosing a young lawyer who lost a close election just two weeks ago. Bolden will take the seat of Justice Bridget McCormack, who announced
By The Associated Press Five Connecticut police officers were recently charged with cruelly neglecting a Black man after he was partially paralyzed in the back of a police van, despite his repeated and desperate pleas for help. Randy Cox, 36, was being driven to a New Haven police station June 19 for processing on a
By Reginald Williams. Special to the AFRO. Megan Sayles and Tashi McQueen, Report for America Corps Members Hundreds gathered in Chesapeake City Park on Nov. 28 to honor the six innocent lives taken in the mass shooting at a Virginia Walmart last week. The crowd was solemn as they remembered the victims, who were killed
By Shell Richardson, Special to the AFRO Billy Porter, the larger-than-life singer, activist, Tony, Grammy, and EMMY award winning actor has received the ultimate dedication in Hollywood- a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! Porter, most known for his role as the over-the-top emcee in hit television show ‘Pose’, was present for the star’s