By Samy Magdy and Yousef Mourad, The Associated Press DERNA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities have opened an investigation into the collapse of two dams that caused a devastating flood in a coastal city as rescue teams searched for bodies on Sept. 16, nearly a week after the deluge killed more than 11,000 people. It’s
Sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. Susie Sturdivant got straight to the point when asked about her entrepreneurial journey during a luncheon panel for Black journalists and small business owners on Aug. 4 in Birmingham, Alabama. The panel, entitled “Making Small Business Growth Happen” sponsored by JPMorgan Chase, was one of the programs held this
By Willy Blackmore (WordinBlack) – For the first time ever, the United Auto Workers is striking against all of the Big Three automakers: Ford, General Motors and Stellantis, which manufactures Chrysler, Dodge and Ram, among other brands. The strike is unlike others in the past for a number of other reasons too. Rather than shutting
By Stacy M. BrownNNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia The event will be broadcast on theGrio and AP’s television, audio, and digital platforms, offering an opportunity for a diverse audience to engage in crucial conversations surrounding race, democracy, and social justice in the United States. (NNPA NEWSWIRE) – Allen Media Group’s multimedia platform, theGrio in collaboration
By The Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The city of Savannah will contribute $500,000 to renovate a house that once hosted an African American art museum. The Savannah City Council voted Sept. 14 to give the money toward what’s projected to be a $1.2 million restoration of the Kiah House, WTOC-TV reports. The house
By Aria Brent, AFRO Staff Writer, email@example.com The hip-hop genre and artists alike are celebrating 50 years of influence and impact in 2023. Rappers have undoubtedly shaped culture and helped to shape the perspective on the power of the Black dollar. In 2022 hip-hop generated $15.9 billion off of music streams and purchases alone, according
Taiwan’s defense ministry criticized the uptick in Chinese military activity, saying Beijing should “stop such destructive unilateral actions.”
Lee Jae-myung has been the subject of a series of investigations since losing the 2022 presidential election. He says his rival now runs “a dictatorship by prosecutors.”
The espionage shadow war by China and the U.S.
The talks between Jake Sullivan, the White House national security adviser, and Wang Yi, China’s top diplomat, took place as the two governments are trying to set up a Biden-Xi meeting.