Tag: World

On World Press Freedom Day A Reminder Of The Press’ Role In Upholding Democracy

Source: StudioU / Getty Trevor Noah got a lot right in his remarks at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner. In his closing comments, Noah reminded journalists of their role in upholding and protecting Democracy.  And while he may have ruffled a few feathers with… Continue Reading “On World Press Freedom Day A Reminder Of The Press’ Role In Upholding Democracy”

Questions Still Loom About Brittney Griner’s Upcoming Trial

Source: Tim Clayton – Corbis / Getty Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner is scheduled to appear in court on May 19, and the upcoming case could determine her fate in Russia. The two-time Olympic gold medalist is currently being held on drug charges in… Continue Reading “Questions Still Loom About Brittney Griner’s Upcoming Trial”

UK Police Stop-And-Frisked Black Teen 60 Times In 2 Years

Source: Mike Kemp / Getty It appears that the police out in London are trying to give U.S. cops a run for their money when it comes to violating the civil rights of Black people. The Independent Office for Police Conduct recently released a… Continue Reading “UK Police Stop-And-Frisked Black Teen 60 Times In 2 Years”

UK Expelling African Migrants While Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees

Source: GLYN KIRK / Getty The UK has announced a plan that will transfer thousands of African migrants to Rwanda instead of allowing them to seek asylum in the UK. MORE: 5 Humanitarian Crises In Black Countries That Deserve As Much Attention As Ukraine… Continue Reading “UK Expelling African Migrants While Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees”

The Majority Of Puerto Rico Remained Without Power After Grid Caught Fire

Source: RICARDO ARDUENGO / Getty Puerto Rico just can’t catch a break. The majority of the island is still without electricity after a major power grid caught fire.   As per The New York Times the territory once known as La Isla Boriqua is still… Continue Reading “The Majority Of Puerto Rico Remained Without Power After Grid Caught Fire”

The Royal Family’s Visit To Jamaica Rejected By Country Leaders, Apology & Reparations Demanded Instead

Following a viral situation last month surrounding the falsely reported death of Queen Elizabeth II, The Royal Family hasn’t been in the news lately for anything quite as controversial. However, a current visit to Jamaica by Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duke and Duchess… Continue Reading “The Royal Family’s Visit To Jamaica Rejected By Country Leaders, Apology & Reparations Demanded Instead”

HBCU Hampton University To Offer Summer Room & Board To Ukrainian Students For Free

With each passing day, the ongoing attack on Ukraine by way of Russia continues to become more and more heartbreaking. Although our prayers are with Ukrainians from all walks of life, we’re especially sending well-wishes to the youth out there that are having their… Continue Reading “HBCU Hampton University To Offer Summer Room & Board To Ukrainian Students For Free”

The Strip Search Of A Black London Schoolgirl Is Being Investigated As Racial Profiling

Protecting our young Black girls is a worldwide effort that we all must consider a priority, especially when it comes to assuring they don’t become victims of crime, abuse and/or acts of racism. A 15-year-old schoolgirl from London sadly experienced the latter when she… Continue Reading “The Strip Search Of A Black London Schoolgirl Is Being Investigated As Racial Profiling”

NBA Player Bismack Biyombo Pledges To Donate Salary To Build Hospital In Central Africa

Source: Christian Petersen / Getty NBA player Bismack Biyombo is expanding his efforts to advance healthcare in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Phoenix Suns center—who hails from the country—has pledged to donate his entire 2022 NBA salary to build a hospital there,… Continue Reading “NBA Player Bismack Biyombo Pledges To Donate Salary To Build Hospital In Central Africa”

Netflix, TikTok Block Services In Russia To Avoid Crackdown

Netflix and TikTok suspended most of their services in Russia on Sunday as the government cracks down on what people and media outlets can say about Russia’s war in Ukraine. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Pulling the plug on online entertainment… Continue Reading “Netflix, TikTok Block Services In Russia To Avoid Crackdown”