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Kenyan Lawmakers Move to Let Workers ‘Disconnect’ from Employers

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent Kenya’s senate is considering a new bill that would make it illegal for employers to call,...

Door of No Return: Yellen visits Onetime Slave-Trading Post

By FATIMA HUSSEIN, Associated Press GOREE ISLAND, Senegal (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen paid a solemn visit Saturday to the salmon-colored house on an...

US Ambassador Heading to Africa as part of Biden’s Big Push

By EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, is the second Cabinet member heading...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.: Connection Between Civil Rights Era, Africa

By Laura Onyeneho, Houston Defender, Word in Black  As the nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we sometimes forget that the struggle for justice and...

Dear Black America: You Should Be Paying Attention to Africa

By Patrick Washington, Word in Black In the last month of 2022, The United States hosted the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. The goal of this summit was to...