Category: News Briefs

Tulsa Race Massacre: President Biden commemorates 100-year anniversary

Tulsa Race Massacre: President Biden commemorates 100-year anniversary

"We honour the legacy of the Greenwood community and of Black Wall Street by reaffirming our commitment to advance racial justice through the whole of ...
ADB to Improve Water Resources Management in Xichuan, PRC

ADB to Improve Water Resources Management in Xichuan, PRC

News Release | 1 June 2021 MANILA, PHILIPPINES (1 June 2021) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $200 million loan to improve water reso ...
The couple inspired by Tulsa’s black entrepreneurs

The couple inspired by Tulsa’s black entrepreneurs

Inspired by the legacy of 'Black Wall Street', Obum Ukabam and his wife Faith Walker-Ukabam moved from California to Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2019. At its c ...
Texas Democrats walk out over ‘discriminatory’ voting bill

Texas Democrats walk out over ‘discriminatory’ voting bill

His predecessor as president, Donald Trump, has alleged that he lost the 2020 election because of voter fraud. While the allegation was widely debunke ...
Winners Awarded in ADB Journalistic Story and Students’ Public Speaking Competitions

Winners Awarded in ADB Journalistic Story and Students’ Public Speaking Competitions

News Release | 31 May 2021 ULAANBAATAR, MONGOLIA (31 May 2021) — The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Mongolia Resident Mission today held an awards cer ...
Promoting a Learning Society Key to Equitable Education Amid COVID-19 — ADB Book

Promoting a Learning Society Key to Equitable Education Amid COVID-19 — ADB Book

News Release | 31 May 2021 MANILA, PHILIPPINES (31 May 2021) — Educational institutions must work with governments, the private sector, communities, a ...
Growing hate crime against Asian Americans

Growing hate crime against Asian Americans

The BBC's Michelle Fleury looks at the growing problem of hate crime directed at Asian Americans in the US. The reasons for this aren't clear, althoug ...
How Ben Crump became America’s go-to civil rights lawyer

How Ben Crump became America’s go-to civil rights lawyer

While a criminal conviction eluded the Martin family, Crump helped them reach a seven-figure settlement with Zimmerman's homeowners association. That ...
Tulsa Massacre: ‘Our country may forget this history, but I cannot’

Tulsa Massacre: ‘Our country may forget this history, but I cannot’

Viola Fletcher had just turned seven when she witnessed the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Historians estimate around 300 people were killed when a pros ...
Footage shows US flight attendant being attacked by passenger

Footage shows US flight attendant being attacked by passenger

A dispute over Southwest Airlines' mask policy led to a passenger punching a flight attendant.Incidents like these have been on the rise in the US, ac ...