Reparations, Black unity among issues raised at debut of UN’s Permanent Forum on People of African Descent

By DaQuan Lawrence, Special to the AFRO Global reparations, recourse for the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and colonization, as well as wars and authoritarian regimes in Africa were among some of the issues raised during the inaugural session of the United Nations’  Permanent Forum on People of African Descent (PFPAD) held in Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. 5


Governor Wes Moore takes office

On Jan. 18, Governor Wes Moore was officially sworn into office on the steps of the Maryland State House. The first Black man to take the governor’s seat in the state publicly stepped into his role on the steps of a building built by slaves, with his hand on a bible that belonged to the