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The African peace mission comes as Ukraine launches a counteroffensive to dislodge Russia’s forces from occupied areas.
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From food shortages to higher costs for goods, countries in Africa are paying a heavy price for Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked war in Ukraine.
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Given history and racial implications, Black Americans should be concerned about the recent emergence of the Chinese spy balloon.
This week’s “The Hill with April Ryan” focuses on Idris Elba traveling to Africa with the EPA, Nikki Haley’s run for president and more.
Brittney Griner’s return to the WNBA this summer after being traded in a prisoner swap in December with Russia has created potential travel complications.
In an Instagram post, Brittney Griner shared warm words for her wife, the WNBA, and President Joe Biden, among others.
Opinion Sports Featured Women
The Phoenix Mercury star’s recent release from a Russian penal colony renewed debate about pay equity for female athletes.
The body of a 23-year-old Zambian student who died while fighting for the Russian army in the war in Ukraine has been returned home.
While the work of the Biden administration led to the successful return of Brittney Griner, activists were also instrumental in her release.
News Sports Featured LGBTQ+
Griner remarked, “I’m good,” as she sat in the plane on her way home. She replied, “I’m happy,” when asked how she was feeling.
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The brother of an American detained in Russia since 2018 said Thursday that his family fears he will not be released for years, even as they supported the U.S. government’s agreement to a prisoner exchange that freed WNBA star Brittney Griner but left Paul Whelan behind.
The White House was abuzz with activity Wednesday, the day before Brittney Griner would be released from Russian custody after […]
TheGrio was on the ground at the White House as President Joe Biden announced Brittney Griner’s release from Russia.
Politics Sports Featured
The White House said it is taking the physical health of wrongfully detained U.S. athlete Brittney Griner “very seriously.”
Sports Featured Crime
WNBA star Brittney Griner has begun serving her nine-year sentence for drug possession at a Russian penal colony, her lawyers and agent said Thursday.