Europe

This Juneteenth weekend, a collective of Philadelphians is leading efforts to preserve the historic home of revered Black artist Henry Ossawa Tanner.

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

Americans woke up to the surprising outcome of the “Brexit” vote, resulting in the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw membership from the European Union. The people of Britain voted in a referendum in which they decided between remaining in the EU or leaving. The country was deeply divided about the decision, but the secessionists won by less than […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s ambassador to Belgium has given Republicans heavy fodder for criticism by linking Israeli government policy with rising anti-Jewish sentiment among Europe’s Muslims – an argument that has angered Jewish groups and given the Obama administration a new headache as it seeks to counter Republican claims that it is anti-Israel. […]

PARIS (AP) — European leaders rushed Monday to stop a rampaging debt crisis that threatened to shatter their 12-year-old experiment in a common euro currency and devastate the world economy as a result. See also: Euro Debt Crisis May Cause Global Economy To ‘Face The Worst’ One proposal gaining prominence would have countries cede some […]

Indiana Pacers forward, Danny Granger, who is currently playing for Team USA in Spain for the FIBA world championship, took to twitter to complain about European hygiene. Here is what he wrote on twitter. “i’m dying over here ..how come nobody in europe wears deodorant? guess they didn’t get the memo – smellin like dead […]

Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi says the EU should pay Libya at least 5bn euros (£4bn; $6.3bn) a year to stop illegal African immigration and avoid a “black Europe”.

A young woman, believed to be from Bosnia, is seen in video picking up puppies and throwing them into a rapidly moving river.

From the AFP: PARIS — Historians and anti-racism campaigners are to urge the countries that oversaw and profited from the Atlantic slave trade to recognise it as a crime against humanity, opening the way for reparations.