African-Americans are far more likely to be wrongfully convicted of crimes such as murder, assault and illegal drug activity than whites due to factors including racial bias and official misconduct, a study released on Tuesday said.
The UN Secretary General commended African countries for opening their borders to refugees and people fleeing violence while other parts of the world, including the developed West, close boundaries and build walls.
Conservation and logging groups in Central and West Africa are failing to fully incorporate local concerns into management, marginalizing the livelihoods of the local population, according to Nathan Clay, PhD candidate in geography, Pennsylvania State, the US.
In some parts of the world, the proverbial glass ceiling is shattering. As Theresa May and, most likely, Hillary Clinton join Angela Merkel at the leadership of three major world powers, women’s leadership in politics is on the ascent.
African American communities in the US are increasingly falling victim to violence and discrimination, says prominent black activist Reverend Jesse Jackson, adding that the country is now in an "anti-black mood."