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Growing movement to recognise Juneteenth as holiday

Juneteenth has been celebrated by African Americans for more than 150 years. That's ever since word of President Abraham Lincoln's declaration to end slavery finally reached the southern slave states. Now, as the country faces up to its ingrained racial injustice, some states are holding up Juneteenth as a second Independence Day. Yasmine El-Sabawi reports.

Footage of police leading black man by a rope sparks outrage

Footage of police leading black man by a rope sparks outrage

African-American History | Politics | Showcase

African-American History | Politics | Showcase

Monumental Mistakes?

Monumental Mistakes?

Trump criticises Black Lives Matter protesters

Trump criticises Black Lives Matter protesters

Seven people killed in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday

Seven people killed in occupied East Jerusalem on Friday

Run-off turnout of 11.3% one of lowest in Tunisia's history

Run-off turnout of 11.3% one of lowest in Tunisia's history

Ticket costs keep Iran's cinemas bare

Ticket costs keep Iran's cinemas bare

'Unite India' march draws to an end

'Unite India' march draws to an end

Netanyahu says govt to issue more civilian gun permits

Netanyahu says govt to issue more civilian gun permits

Plastic, metal and waste material accumulate in the Drina River

Plastic, metal and waste material accumulate in the Drina River

Death toll from flash floods rises to four, PM surveys damage

Death toll from flash floods rises to four, PM surveys damage

Israel to strengthen illegal settlements on occupied West Bank

Israel to strengthen illegal settlements on occupied West Bank

Vicious police assault on African American man Tyre Nichols spark nationwide protests

Vicious police assault on African American man Tyre Nichols spark nationwide protests

Gun attack in Occupied East Jerusalem wounds two Israelis

Gun attack in Occupied East Jerusalem wounds two Israelis

South Korea hosts NATO's Stoltenberg, US' defence secretary

South Korea hosts NATO's Stoltenberg, US' defence secretary

Two Israelis wounded in a fresh gun attack on Saturday

Two Israelis wounded in a fresh gun attack on Saturday

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