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OP-ED: Pursuing Martin Luther King Jr.’s Beloved Community

By Congressman James E. Clyburn (D-SC), BlackPress USA Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Ghana in 1957 to participate in the celebration of the country’s independence...
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Northern Ghana is underdeveloped because of underinvestment during colonial rule, not geography

By Iddrisu Mohammed Kambala, University of South Carolina Ghana’s most important development problem is arguably the disparity between the north and south of the country....

Water crisis tests Mississippi mayor who started as activist

By Emily Wagster Pettus, The Associated Press The mayor of Mississippi's capital was 5 years old when his parents moved their family from New York...

UN: 50 million people lived in ‘modern slavery’ last year

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The U.N. labor agency estimates that some 50 million people worldwide were living in “modern slavery” - either in forced...

Climate initiative centers on Black Americans

By Kat Stafford, Associated Press The Movement for Black Lives launched a new climate change initiative Thursday, uniting more than 200 Black environmental leaders and...