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The Weeknd has joined forces with the World Food Programme for a new initiative centered on combating global hunger.

"Calling for both sides to de-escalate only gives Russia a pass," the second Black woman to serve as ambassador to the United Nations said. "Russia is the aggressor here."

The United State's U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley resigns from her post.

U.N. human rights experts urged the U.S. to probe jail officials for the use of Tasers to torture inmates.

When Jemele Hill recently caught hell for calling President Donald Trump a “White supremacist,” critics needed to look no further than his commentary about people of color during his nearly 10 tumultuous months in office, his stump speeches, and as a real estate titan. Here are some of his greatest hits: 1. Africa: While speaking with African […]

The results are in: President Donald Trump's speech to the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning was an epic failure on a number of levels.

A U.N. racism committee issued an “early warning” about rising racial tension in the United States after Charolottesville.

The United Nations, which made cholera endemic to Haiti after its peacekeeping forces introduced the disease to the country in 2010, now has a plan to pay individual Haitians or communities $400 million from a proposed fund. The organization continues to deny legal responsibility for the outbreak.

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Last week, church members of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries in Charlotte, North Carolina decided to endorse Donald Trump for president of the United States. Apostle Thomas Rodgers and his daughter, Katrina Rodgers – the executive secretary of Antioch Road to Glory International Ministries – spoke with Roland Martin on Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now […]

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Earlier this month, a United Nations report revealed that French soldiers were forcing young boys in the Central African Republic to perform sexual acts on them in return for money. Nearly two weeks later, the alleged abuses carried out by soldiers deployed as “peacekeepers” is taking a disturbing turn. As Vox.com points out, child rape […]

#ArkOfReturn:UN to unveil memorial in #NewYork honoring victims of transatlantic #slave trade http://t.co/Rz5feg8BBw pic.twitter.com/wk4Uy76c81 — UNIC Beirut (@UNICBeirut) March 25, 2015 For this year’s International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the United Nations unveiled a special memorial honoring the theme of “Women and Slavery.” The piece, called […]

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During an upcoming, decade-long focus on the global black experience, a group of U.N. experts says it won’t be convenient for leaders to simply offer lip service in the fight against racism. The U.N. last week launched the “International Decade for People of African Descent,” pledging to turn up international pressure on governments and institutions […]