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Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds

July 22, 2021
Massive desolation continues to engulf populations of at least 10 African countries for a fifth week running, in the wake of poor medical responses and a biting oxygen shortage. WHO … Read More The post Africa: Continent Faces Acute Shortages of Oxygen Supplies and ICU Beds appeared first on Black Politics. https://blackpolitics.org/africa-continent-faces-acute-shortages-of-oxygen-supplies-and-icu-beds-2/

Amanda Gorman: Publisher Faces Backlash After Selecting White Dutch Writer To Translate Her Poems

March 1, 2021
Amanda Gorman continues to win adulation after she read her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” at the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in January, 2021. But now, a Dutch writer has stirred a bit of controversy after rejecting an assignment to translate Gorman’s works. According to The Associated Press, Marieke

Newly discovered monkey species, Popa langur, faces extinction

November 16, 2020
A newly discovered monkey with stunning fluffy gray hair is already facing extinction — just two years after scientists first laid eyes on the species, reports said Monday. The Popa langur, found in Myanmar, will likely be listed as critically endangered this week after researchers published a paper about its discovery and how the primate

Trump Faces Criminal Investigation And Lawsuits As Soon As He Leaves Office

November 9, 2020
Trump will be facing at least one criminal investigation and multiple lawsuits after he no longer has the presidency to shield him. Video: Now that Trump has lost he is staring down the barrel at multiple lawsuits, a criminal investigation, and potentially $100 million in IRS fines. pic.twitter.com/QD6BuBjcqQ — Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) November 9,

Biden Faces Pressure From Left Over Influence Industry Ties

August 1, 2020
Within two years, he had compiled a client list that included General Motors, Experian, the American Hospital Association, AT&T, Eli Lilly, Nextel, Novartis, Pfizer and Fannie Mae, the quasi-governmental mortgage lender whose late entry into the subprime housing market exacerbated the 2008 financial crisis.When Mr. Ricchetti backed Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign, aides to her

Trump Faces Backlash for Commemorating Civil Rights Icon Amid Racial Tensions

July 23, 2020
President Donald Trump tweeted a message commemorating Charles Evers, the older brother of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers and a prominent figure in Mississippi politics. The message courted controversy immediately: The president has in recent weeks tweeted support for flying Confederate flags has continued to disparage the Black Lives Matter movement, and has faced