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A cross-continental black sisterhood rekindled

A cross-continental black sisterhood rekindled

Posted On: 11:55 a.m. | October 21, 2014

The three of us -- the black American, the black Russian and me, a black Briton -- took a photo together. And then we went our separate ways. Maryum back to the United States, Yelena remaining in Russia and me to England. We never really thought we would see each other again, at least not as a group. But as fate would have it, almost three decades later, during one week in August 2014, we all... View Post»

Pictures in the News | October 21, 2014

Pictures in the News | October 21, 2014

Posted On: 9:31 a.m. | October 21, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where South African double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius went from global sporting icon to prisoner as he was sentenced to five years behind bars for the negligent killing of his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day last year View Post»

1936 aerial view of Long Beach
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1936 aerial view of Long Beach

Posted On: 12:16 a.m. | October 21, 2014

1936 aerial photo of downtown Long Beach. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Oct. 20, 2014

Pictures in the News | Oct. 20, 2014

Posted On: 1:32 p.m. | October 20, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, smoke and flames rise after an explosion in the Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ain al-Arab, as seen from the southeastern Turkish village of Mursitpinar in the Sanliurfa province. Turkey dropped its refusal to allow Kurdish fighters over the border to defend the besieged Kobani, saying it was now helping Iraqi peshmerga to cross the frontier in a major... View Post»


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