By Nils Kinuani For decades, the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have faced horrific violence and humanitarian crises as a result of one of the deadliest armed conflicts in modern history. The tragedy has taken more than 5.4 million lives. While I am fortunate to have found safety in the United
By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black We are in an era where the discourse on reparations travels along a number of crucial pathways. It meanders through the history of housing discrimination and inequities in home loan approvals. It acknowledges the haunting reality of police brutality and violence towards Black bodies. “Those are clearly grounds and
Mayor Brandon Scott announces James Wallace, 33-year fire department veteran, as the new Baltimore City fire chief
By Khira Moore AFRO Intern Baltimore City Fire Department officials joined Mayor Brandon Scott as he nominated James Wallace, acting director of the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, as the new fire chief. Wallace began his career as a medical paramedic before switching to firefighter-paramedics. He’s gained experience in several levels of leadership, even serving
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At a summit in St. Petersburg, Russia, President Vladimir V. Putin offered free grain as he sought to shore up ties with the continent. But lower-than-hoped-for attendance among African leaders hinted at tempering support.
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The 17-month war continues to disrupt competitions a year before the Summer Olympic Games in Paris.
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Kyiv has intensified its counteroffensive against the Russian invasion, but has kept things murky on the size of the assault, the casualties and what forces it still has in reserve.
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