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4 Haitian Novels That Beautifully Blend History, Memory and Reality

By Marlene Daut, University of Virginia Following the July 7, 2021 assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse and after one Haitian official requested that the...
Melina Abdullah speaks during a Black Lives Matter protest at the Hall of Justice in downtown Los Angeles.

Police: Teens Driven by Racial Hatred Targeted BLM Leader

Authorities say three teenagers driven by racial hatred were behind hoax calls that brought major police responses to the home of a leading Black...

Gil Scott-Heron Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Prophetic Genius Inspired a Generation of Rappers and Musicians with "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" Trice Edney Newswire Legendary poet, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron...

Minneapolis voters weigh fate of police after George Floyd

By STEVE KARNOWSKI and MOHAMED IBRAHIM, Associated Press Voters in Minneapolis were deciding Tuesday whether to replace the city's police department with a new Department...

In Trial Over Arbery Death, Racial Reckoning Looms Large

By Russ Bynum and Aaron Morrison, Associated Press A framed photo on the wall of Travis Riddle's soul food restaurant shows the local sheriff arresting...