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Jamaican Sprinter Usain Bolt Fires Business Manager Over Fraud Case

Authorities in Jamaica are investigating how $12.7 million disappeared from his investment account.
01/31/2023

Usain Bolt’s Lawyers Demand Return Of $12.7M That Disappeared From Gold Medalist’s Investment Account

The legendary Olympic sprinter threatens legal action against the company that’s now under government investigation.
01/19/2023

Uganda’s Ebola Outbreak Has Officially Come To An End

The spread of the deadly disease was the nation’s worst outbreak in two decades.
01/11/2023

Roommate Suspected In Death Of Kenyan LGBTQ Rights Activist Edwin Chiloba

His decomposing body was found on the side of a road.
01/10/2023

Spain Wrestles With Blackface Controversy At Traditional Three Kings Parade

Some revelers wear blackface to depict Balthazar, one of the three wisemen in Christian tradition.
01/06/2023

Pelé, Greatest Soccer Player of All Time Who Helped Make The Game A Global Staple, Dies At 82

The Brazilian footballer was a teenage phenom who rose to greatness during three consecutive World Cups had been fighting cancer.
12/29/2022

Netherlands Prime Minister Apologizes For Dutch Role In Slavery – But Reparations Are Off The Table

It’s estimated that Dutch traders transported more than 500,000 Africans to the Americas and reaped great wealth from their labor.
12/20/2022

Year In Review: The Biggest and Boldest News Stories In Black Culture From 2022

From Britney Griner's arrest to the shooting in Buffalo, here are 10 of the most unforgettable moments from the last 12 months.
12/20/2022

Brittney Griner ‘Heartbroken’ That Paul Whelan Remains In Russia

The WNBA star was freed a week ago today.
12/15/2022

Ukraine-Russia Prisoner Swap Frees U.S. Air Force Veteran Suedi Murekezi

The Rwandan immigrant who fled genocide said he was tortured for two weeks while in Russian-held territory.
12/15/2022

Brittney Griner May Face Mental And Nutritional Challenges After Ten Months In Russia, According To Expert

The WNBA star was wrongfully detained on drug charges.
12/14/2022