North Carolina: Protests after Andrew Brown’s Police Shooting – Video | American News

A North Carolina sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a black man while serving a search warrant, authorities said, increasing tensions on police following Derek Chauvin’s trial and the murder of Ma’Khia Bryant . The Elizabeth City MP has been placed on leave pending a review by the state investigative office. A witness said Brown was […]

George Floyd: A defining moment for justice in America? – video | American News

Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has drawn worldwide attention to Minneapolis, the focal point of the Black Lives Matter movement after the murder of George Floyd. In some parts of the city, people have taken over the streets, while others are under military occupation. With the area reeling from another recent police murder, Oliver Laughland and […]

Indonesia continues search for missing submarine carrying 53 people | Indonesia

Hope fades for the 53 crew members of a missing Indonesian submarine, as the search for the ship continues off Bali. The Indonesian Navy has revealed that an oil spill at sea was spotted near the early diving position of the KRI Nanggala-402 before it disappeared. Indonesia’s Defense Ministry said the navy lost contact with […]

A Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraqib review – a celebration of black performance | History books

Hanif Abdurraqib took to writing through the poetry slam circuit in Columbus, Ohio, which might explain why read A little devil in America, his essay book on black culture, wants to hear him speak. It is addressed to the reader and skates between the subjects. He might consider astrology, Michael Jackson, Blade Runner 2049 and […]

India Sits World Record 315,000 New Cases Daily as Covid Wave Worsens | India

India recorded 314,835 cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, the highest number of infections recorded in a single day in any country since the start of the pandemic, pushing the country’s hospitals to the brink. The unprecedented spread of the virus, blamed on a more contagious strain as well as lax security measures, has overwhelmed hospitals, […]

Sean Payton says the approach is always the same without Drew Brees

The New Orleans Saints will start the 2021 season with a new quarterback for the first time since 2006. Frankly, no one knows what the offense will be like without Drew Brees. Despite fans’ concerns, Saints head coach Sean Payton isn’t worried and doesn’t expect the team’s season preparation process to change just because Brees […]

Mao Zedong orders communist armies to prepare to cross the Yangtze – archive, 1949 | Mao Zedong

Nanking, April 21thCommunist radio in Beijing said this evening that Mao Tse-tung, the Communist leader, had given orders to the Communist armies to prepare for a general crossing of the Yangtze. His manifesto said: I. Advance courageously with determination and completely eliminate all undemocratic and reactionary action Kuomintang forces on Chinese territory. 2. Advance courageously […]

Creation of a Maori health authority is good news – but the devil will be in the details | New Zealand

Aafter decades of neglect, inequality and outright racism in New Zealand’s healthcare system, a shift towards indigenous sovereignty and tino rangatiratanga in health care is long overdue. The Maori Health Authority that the government announced this week appears to be a step in the right direction. But the devil will be in the details, as […]