July 5, 2020

Black Lives Matter slogan on the facade of a theater in downtown Prague. Photo taken on June 14 by Natalia Marshalkovich, used with permission.

Long invisible, Afro-Czechs, one of the smallest communities in the Czech Republic, are gradually emerging and speaking their...

June 18, 2020

We at MONEY talk a lot about the power of compound interest. It’s the magical way your savings builds up exponentially — or compounds — as you stash away cash and earn interest on your interest, year after year.

But disadvantages can also be compounded. E...

Reese Benton, of Posh Green Collective, at last year's Outside Lands festival. | Photo: Posh Green Collective/Instagram

Reese Benton, born and raised in San Francisco’s Ingleside neighborhood, will make history this month as the first black woman to own a cannabis dispe...

June 17, 2020

At Sister’s Uptown Bookstore in Washington Heights, with a huge selection of books dedicated to African American history, culture, and black liberation, books have been flying off the shelves since the protests began

WASHINGTON HEIGHTS - As thousands take to the streets...

June 17, 2020

Aunt Jemima, a syrup and pancake mix brand, will get a new name and image after Quaker Oats, its parent company, acknowledged that the brand’s origins were “based on a racial stereotype.”

The brand, founded in 1889, is built on images of a black female character that ha...

June 11, 2020

Dr Sylvie Nantcha (2nd from right, front row), Nelly Djappa (3rd from right, front row), a member of TANG, and other participants at the 'No to Racism' rally in Fulda on Saturday/Photo: TANG

The African Network of Germany (TANG) is currently carrying out a campaign agai...

June 9, 2020

The Ivy Hotel in Mount Vernon, Baltimore   JACKSON PHOTOGRAPHY

When it comes to accommodations, travelers have endless options to explore when planning a trip—from hostels and Airbnb to luxury hotels and family-run B&Bs, your choice of lodging can easily define you...

June 5, 2020

Guantánamo Bay detention camp, Cuba, October 2018

The following text is adapted from “The Death of Human Rights,” the 2019 Robert B. Silvers Lecture, delivered at the New York Public Library in honor of the founding co-editor of the New York Review, who died in 2017.


Over the weekend thousands of people chanted "Black Lives Matter" across the UK - at protests in London, Manchester and Cardiff.

They were marching in support of protesters in America angered by the death of George Floyd on 25 May.

He died nearly 4,000 mil...

June 4, 2020

Black Americans are two-and-a-half times as likely as white Americans to be killed by police officers.

Between 2013 and 2019, police in the United States killed 7,666 people,

according to data compiled by Mapping Police Violence, a research and advocacy group. On May 25...

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