Journalism Funded by Philanthropy Major philanthropy organizations, led by the MacArthur Foundation and the Knight Foundation, will invest at least $500 million in local news over the next five years through the new Press Forward initiative. The details of Press Forward were formally announced on Sept. 7 in news releases from Knight Foundation and from Press Forward. Leaders at the journalism
By Sen. Cory McCray (D-Md.-45) Earlier this year, I was watching the game between the LA Lakers and the Oklahoma City Thunder when Lebron James, a.k.a. “King James,” a.k.a. the “Kid from Akron,” became the NBA’s all-time top scorer. Minutes later, King James took to the microphone and spoke on the career-defining moment. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
By AFRO Staff The Baltimore community was saddened to learn of the sudden death of Reginald Haysbert, president of The Forum Caterers. “Some have been informed and others are just finding out about the passing of our Dad, Reginald Haysbert, last night,” said Comalita Haysbert, via her social media account on Facebook. “We are processing and grieving this abrupt loss. We will find strength in the Lord.”
Rainstorms caused by remnants of Typhoon Haikui, which had been churning along the Chinese coast, submerged roads and homes, and set rainfall records.
The downpour inundated transit stations and submerged cars.
South Korea’s military expressed skepticism, saying that the converted Soviet-era submarine “doesn’t look capable of normal operation.”
The G20 summit in New Delhi.
The government declared three days of mourning after the attacks on a passenger ferry and a military camp. At least 49 civilians and 15 soldiers were killed.
Asia markets fall as Japan economy grows slower than expected; Hong Kong cancels Friday trading – CNBC
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Covid variant news: Moderna gives update on Covid vaccine coming this fall as cases rise across the US and Canada – The Independent
Covid variant news: Moderna gives update on Covid vaccine coming this fall as cases rise across the US and Canada The IndependentCovid cases and hospitalizations up 16% NBC NewsCOVID outbreaks hit workplaces, schools across California as summer illnesses worsen Los Angeles TimesCases of COVID-19 on the rise KTLA 5COVID cases on the rise in Beaumont as new variant is