United Nations

#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…

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…

  While a nation sits on edge awaiting a grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown case, parents of the slain teen, Lesley McSpadden (pictured left)…

If you asked the average Black person about the state of racism in America, you’ll likely be greeted with boos, hisses, eye rolls, and four-letter…

The stage has been set!  Musical artists from all over the world performed at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City  on Friday, June…

President Obama addressed the United Nations today and told told world leaders that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya “were attacks on America.” President Obama called on them to join in confronting the root causes of the anger that has led to violent protests in the Middle East. The president also discussed Iran, Syria, a host of […]

Free speech and religious liberty are two of America’s most cherished protections. But if the Organization of Islamic Cooperation gets its way, that could change not only in the United States, but around the world. The Muslim group is pushing a United Nations resolution that would criminalize criticism of religions. Read: Odd News: Muslim Cleric […]

From BlackVoices: Internationally respected actor Don Cheadle has taken on a new humanitarian role as an environmentalist. He was appointed last Saturday in Kingali, Rwanda, as the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program during a ceremony to mark the World Environment Day (WED). Cheadle’s appointment was announced in Volcanoes National Park during the […]