South African President Zuma honours fallen black WWI soldiers in France

South African President Zuma honours fallen black WWI soldiers in France

One hundred years after they fought together in World War I, white and black soldiers are finally being honoured equally at South Africa’s memorial on the former battlefields in northern France. South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday inaugurated a new memorial wall at the site of the Battle of Delville Wood where some 3,000 […]

US Supreme Court sides with black death row inmate in racial bias case

US Supreme Court sides with black death row inmate in racial bias case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday effectively overturned a black man’s 1987 conviction for murdering a white woman, rebuking Georgia prosecutors for unlawfully excluding black potential jurors in picking an all-white jury that condemned him to death. The 7-1 ruling handed a major victory to Timothy Foster, who is 48 now and was 18 at […]