AFTER THE STORM

Here’s an initial report on Haiti as well as what Floridians need to know as recovery gets underway in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. COMPILED...

South African schoolgirls provide revolutionary leadership

DR. MARSHA ADEBAYO AND SIKI DLANGA BLACK AGENDA REPORT Pretoria Girls High School was shaken to its core two weeks ago when Black girls attending this...

JetBlue makes historic flight to Cuba

BY CHABELI HERRARA MIAMI HERALD/TNS FORT LAUDERDALE – To a fanfare of Cuban music and a water canon salute, the first commercial flight to cross the...

A welcoming home for HIV moms, kids

Nkosi’s Haven is one of South Africa’s best-known centers for mothers living with HIV and orphans. BY ERIKA SCHULTZ SEATTLE TIMES/TNS JOHANNESBURG – Gail John-son shudders when...

Understanding life in rural South Sudan from cattle owner

BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS TEREKEKA, South Sudan – The possessions in Luko Loku’s thatched home convey his simple life. A bedside stool with a...

Haiti slum undergoing long-awaited makeover

Fort National’s transformation comes as 61,302 Haitians continue to live underneath squalid tents, and as Haiti and foreign donors continue to face enormous challenges...

Boko Haram posts new video of abducted girls

Release of prisoners sought in exchange for Nigerian schoolgirls BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS JOHANNESBURG – Some of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram...

Coup attempt in Turkey a ‘gift from God’ for Erdogan

BY MARC CHAMPION BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS LONDON – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised “a new Turkey” after the July 15 failed coup. Its shape had already been...

French prosecutor: Police assailant posted video during knife attack

BY JESSICA CAMILLE AQUIRRE DPA/TNS PARIS – A man suspected of killing two French police employees posted a 12-minute Facebook video and two tweets as he...

A ‘Black man’ dies-Muhammad Ali gone at age 74

PHOENIX, ARIZ – Muhammad Ali, the heavyweight boxer who transcended his sport and redefined what it means to be a hero during a turbulent...

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