100 Amazing Facts About the Negro

The First Juneteenth “The people of Texas are informed that, in accordance with a proclamation from the Executive of the United States, all slaves are free. This involves an absolute equality of...

Cuomo calls NYPD commissioner to apologize for criticism of cops’ handling of looting

Call it a mea Cuomo. Gov. Cuomo called the NYPD’s top cop to apologize for saying police officers “were ineffective” in tamping down widespread looting during protests over the death of George...

U.S. Senator Wants Answers From Adam Silver About NBA’s China Relationship

A U.S. Senator is demanding answers from NBA commissioner Adam Silver on his league’s relationship with China. In a letter sent Tuesday to Silver, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) expressed “concern” over the...

Nigeria president warns protesters; fails to address shooting

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days without making any mention of the deadly shooting of peaceful protesters that...

American Slavery, Reinvented

Crops stretch to the horizon. Black bodies pepper the landscape, hunched over as they work the fields. Officers on horseback, armed, oversee the workers.To the untrained eye, the scenes in Angola for...

Thai protesters back on streets to demand political change

Bangkok, Thailand - Pro-democracy protesters are gathering in Thailand's capital, in what is expected to be the largest rally in weeks of anti-government demonstrations and the biggest since a military coup in...

National Grid Wants to Install a Pipeline Across Brooklyn, and New Yorkers Aren’t Happy

If you've ever attended a climate strike or seen one on TV, chances are you've seen climate-conscious demonstrators protesting fracking. Fracking is a hugely controversial oil extraction process that takes a...

Archaeologists in Mexico find first Mayan slave ship

Archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a Mayan slave ship. It is the first time this kind of ship has been found. Scientists say the wreck is believed to date back to...

The Queen, Prince Harry, and Meghan Markle’s Commonwealth Trust Speaks Out in Support of...

The Queen's Commonwealth Trust is openly siding with the Black Lives Matter moment as protests for racial justice take place across America. The trust, which is overseen by Queen Elizabeth, Prince Harry,...

Richard DeLisi, 71, suffers in a Florida prison while others make millions on marijuana

“I haven’t seen him in 25 years,” Ted DeLisi said about his brother Richard. “It’s really a sad thing. He is my brother. I love him. And I can’t do anything...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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