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China shows the way to improve food security in Horn of Africa

China Daily 29 May 2023
... relationships with more than 20 universities and scientific research institutions in over 10 African countries, the center has made significant inroads in providing climate-resilient solutions – enabling farmers in the Horn of Africa to recover from consecutive lost harvests.

Israel-Gulf train awaits Saudi normalization

Cleveland Jewish News 29 May 2023
Rabi, who serves as director of the university’s Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, said that Saudi Arabia wants to reach normalization with Israel and that such a move was both “the reality” and “inevitable.”.

Black people may have started Memorial Day; whites erased it from history

Stars and Stripes 29 May 2023
One of the first places he contacted was the Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of Charleston ... Despite his doubts, Fordham knew the center had microfilm of the Charleston Courier, a daily newspaper from that time, so he checked it.

JazzReggae Fest 2023 to celebrate Westside culture with live music, vendors

Daily Bruin 29 May 2023
On Monday, JazzReggae Fest will commence for the 36th year at Sunset Canyon Recreation Center. Co-director and fourth-year African American studies student, Madelyn Reasin-Bodden said this year’s theme, “from the westside with love,” seeks to encompass Los Angeles culture with a ‘90s influence ... [Related ... [Related ... .

The First 10 Words of the African American English Dictionary Are In

The Philadelphia Tribune 28 May 2023
To support their etymological claims, researchers and editors from Oxford Languages and the Harvard University Hutchins Center for African & African American Research have drawn on lyrics from jazz, hip hop, blues and R&B as well as letters, diaries, newspaper and magazine articles, Black Twitter, slave narratives and abolitionist writings.

Historian traces Memorial Day history to Charleston

The Post and Courier 28 May 2023
Memorial Day's connection to Charleston was the focal point of a Saturday talk by author and historian Wayne O'Bryant, a guest speaker at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture ... O'Bryant tells often overlooked stories about African-American history.

Where to go this summer: A dozen destination ideas

The Times & Democrat 28 May 2023
The anniversary celebration includes exhibits at the Bronx Terminal Market, New York Public Library, Museum of the City of New York, Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and Queens Public Library, as well as an open mic June 30 at the Columbus Library and Hush ...

Roundup: Africa marks 60th anniversary of OAU-AU amid call for continental unity, development 27 May 2023
ADDIS ABABA, May 27 (Xinhua) -- As the African continent marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), realizing continental unity and development took center stage ... Over 50 African countries have signed the ...

Photo exhibit at Newtown’s Betty J. Johnson Public Library celebrates Black history project

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 27 May 2023
A photo exhibit celebrating a project on African American history is opening today at Newtown’s Betty J ... The project, called The Freedom School, was sponsored by the Manasota branch of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History ... Johnson Library and the African American Cultural Resource Center.

Historic Charleston-area church's expansion plans include retail lease deal

The Post and Courier 27 May 2023
Olive Branch African Methodist Episcopal Church at 1734 Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant wants to construct a new 500-seat church beside the REI-anchored Indigo Square Shopping Center​​​​​​​ ... One acre along Indigo Market Drive is slated to be leased and become part of the retail center.

Review of the Jewish Onslaught: Dispatches from the Wellesley Battlefront, by Bernard M. Smith

The Unz Review 27 May 2023
Henry Louis Gates, director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University called the Nation of Islam’s book “one of the most sophisticated instances of hate literature yet compiled,” and charged that it “massively misrepresents the historical record.”.

Forum protests FBI attacks on constitutional freedoms

The Militant 27 May 2023
Fifield spoke about state-sanctioned attacks on and the arrests of leaders of the Uhuru Movement and the African People’s Socialist Party ... Petersburg, Florida, and St. Louis ... Constitution is at the center of the class struggle today.”. Dwire said the African People’s Socialist Party was under attack for its political views and to set a precedent.

San Mateo County Fair Returns to Town: Where Tradition Meets Innovation

Longview News-Journal 27 May 2023
Get ready to dance and sing along to your favorite hits as these incredible acts create an atmosphere of pure musical magic ... This year, the fair proudly celebrates the 10th Year Anniversary of the Domini Hoskins Black History Museum and Learning Center, which offers a compelling journey through African American history and culture ... ....

African nations began anti-polio drive to vaccinate 21 million children

La Prensa Latina 26 May 2023
The campaign will also be extended to the Central African Republic next week ... Last year, at least 400 cases of the polio type-2 were detected in 14 African countries. In addition to the ongoing campaign in these African countries, health workers are now also administering vaccines in homes, religious centers, markets and schools.

Imperialism and the Crisis of Governance in Sudan and Libya

GlobalResearch 26 May 2023
May 25 represents the 60th anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) created by 33 independent states in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 1963. Nearly four decades later in 2002, the African Union (AU) came into existence with a renewed commitment to greater unity and coordinated development.

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