Teams searched the Machchhu River in Morbi, India, for missing people the day after a suspension bridge collapsed and killed at least 134 pedestrians, many of whom were children.
Russia launched dozens of missile attacks across Ukraine at civilian targets. The barrage knocked out power in parts of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, and left 40 percent of the city without water.
By Brian Witte,The Associated Press Wes Moore could soon make history if elected Maryland’s first Black governor, and he’s not alone: Rep. Anthony Brown would be the state’s first Black attorney general. Aruna Miller, Moore’s running mate who emigrated from India, would be the first Asian-American elected statewide in Maryland. If these Democrats win —
PRESS ROOM: Howard University Announces Record $122 Million in Annual Research Funding; Creating New Opportunities for Students & Faculty
By Black PR Wire WASHINGTON – In 2018, Howard University announced a goal of raising $100 million in grants and contracts for research by 2024. Recently, Howard surpassed that goal two years early by raising $122 million in Fiscal Year 2022, a record sum for any Historically Black College or University (HBCU). “Research and academic excellence
By Sudhin Thanawala and Gary Fields, The Associated Press Black church leaders in Georgia organized rallies Oct. 30 in a push to get their congregants to vote — a longstanding tradition known as “souls to the polls” that is taking on greater meaning this year amid new obstacles to casting a ballot in the midterm
By Tim Reynalds, The Associated Press Joe Dumars might have been destined for this job. He played with the Bad Boys, those Detroit Pistons teams that were physical, aggressive and intimidating. And even in those rough-and-tumble times, he wound up becoming the first recipient of the NBA’s sportsmanship award — now called the Joe Dumars
By Stacy M. Brown, Special to NNPA Newswire APGA Tour star Willie Mack III emerged victorious in a three-man playoff thanks to a tap-in par on the first extra hole, capturing the Butterfield Bermuda APGA Championship at Port Royal Golf Course. It was the first international competition in the history of the burgeoning APGA Tour.
By Brian Mahoney,AP Basketball Writer Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai said Oct. 28 he is disappointed that Kyrie Irving appears to support a film “based on a book full of antisemitic disinformation.” The Nets’ star guard posted a link for the film “Hebrews to Negroes: Wake Up Black America” on Twitter on Oct. 27. The
By Bianca Vázquez Toness and Sharon Lurye, AP Education Writers The COVID-19 pandemic devastated poor children’s well-being, not just by closing their schools, but also by taking away their parents’ jobs, sickening their families and teachers, and adding chaos and fear to their daily lives. The scale of the disruption to American kids’ education is
Calling for congressional action now; bill is “necessary” for HBCUs’ growth and development By Black PR Wire UNCF has come out in full support of the revamped HBCUs IGNITE Excellence Act, H.R. 8803. This bill is the most important single piece of legislation for HBCUs before this Congress, and it must be passed by both