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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

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy claims coup attempt by Russia

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy claims coup attempt by Russia

Travel restrictions rise as concern grows over new variant

Travel restrictions rise as concern grows over new variant

Medicine costs in Lebanon spike as government lifts subsidies

Medicine costs in Lebanon spike as government lifts subsidies

Taliban puts Kabul drug addicts into rehab

Taliban puts Kabul drug addicts into rehab

Homeless in California as students scramble for a roof

Homeless in California as students scramble for a roof

27 refugees die trying to cross English Channel

27 refugees die trying to cross English Channel

Polish PM calls for trade sanctions if migrant standoff continues

Polish PM calls for trade sanctions if migrant standoff continues

Afghan refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving in US

Afghan refugees celebrate first Thanksgiving in US

New variant of COVID-19 virus detected in South Africa

New variant of COVID-19 virus detected in South Africa

Gaza centre soothes trauma through music

Gaza centre soothes trauma through music

US stores low on stock for Thanksgiving

US stores low on stock for Thanksgiving

Dozens drown as refugee boat capsizes in English Channel

Dozens drown as refugee boat capsizes in English Channel

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