A Ghana reparations summit agrees on a global fund to compensate Africans for the slave trade

By Francis Kokutse, The Associated Press ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Delegates at a reparations summit in Ghana agreed Thursday to establish a Global Reparation Fund to push for overdue compensation for millions of Africans enslaved centuries ago during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The Accra Reparation Conference adds to the growing demands for reparations after about


Weaving trust and togetherness: The 2023 Weaver Awards

By Reuben Greene, Special to the AFRO In a heartwarming celebration of community, M&T Bank and The Aspen Institute recently came together to commemorate The Weaver Awards 2023. Now in its third year, the Awards recognized the dedication and contributions of Baltimore’s remarkable “Community Connectors,” who embody the spirit of fostering community connections and building