World News Muhammad Speaks, Africa news and the Black Press
According to Temple University journalism professor Linn Washington, news about Africa in Black publications continues to be far and in between. In fact much of their African coverage, like mainstream media coverage, is from news services like AP and Reuters.
Updated Feb 5, 2019 - 10:58:24 AM
World News Expanding Africa's muted voice and lessons from Al-Jazeera
When viewing media reporting of Africa in American and Western mainstream publications, "the coverage it's filtered through, what the Kerner Commission concluded in 1968, when looking at press coverage of the African American community, is from a White man’s perspective," said Temple University journalism professor Linn Washington.
Updated Jan 29, 2019 - 1:26:55 PM
World News Maduro faces off with U.S. over Venezuela rival’s power claim
CARACAS, Venezuela—Venezuelans headed into uncharted political waters Jan. 24, with the young leader of a newly united and combative opposition claiming to hold the presidency and socialist President Nicolas Maduro digging in for a fight with the Trump administration.
Updated Jan 29, 2019 - 1:07:54 PM
World News U.S. aid cuts hit Palestinians, further dimming hope for peace
JERUSALEM—Tens of thousands of Palestinians are no longer getting food aid or basic health services from America, U.S.-funded infrastructure projects have been halted, and an innovative peace-building program in Jerusalem is scaling back its activities.
Updated Jan 29, 2019 - 11:28:06 AM
World News Unrest, protests and demands for change in Sudan
Trade unions and professional associations, including the Sudan’s Doctors Union, called for a nationwide work stoppage in protest against price hikes, including the doubling of the cost of bread, the scarcity of petroleum and Sudan’s overall worsening economic conditions.
Updated Jan 1, 2019 - 4:28:00 PM
World News ‘An Empire In Decline’ - A year of uncertainty in U.S. foreign policy
As 2018 comes to a close, President Donald Trump announced he is pulling the 2,000 American troops from Syria and declared that ISIS, the Islamic State terror network has been defeated. The announcement caused mixed reactions of agreement among some Trump critics and disagreement among some U.S. lawmakers who rejected the decision.
Updated Dec 25, 2018 - 8:57:38 PM