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Analysis: African Americans face harmful mental health effects every time high-profile incidents of racism and police brutality go viral, especially when little changes in the aftermath. Headline after headline, the same story: a black American dead.  George Floyd, after a police officer knelt on his neck. Ahmaud Arbery, while on a jog in Georgia. Breonna Taylor, …

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, shown here in February, decried the man’s death, saying, “All I can come back to is that he should not have died. What we saw was horrible — completely and utterly messed up.” Steve Karnowski/AP hide caption toggle caption Steve Karnowski/AP Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, shown here in February, decried the …

A white woman has apologized after calling police on a black man and saying ‘there’s an African American man threatening my life’  CNN White woman apologizes after she hysterically called 911 to report ‘black man threatening her life’  Daily Mail Amy Cooper: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com Video of white woman calling cops on black …

Val Demings, a Democratic representative from Florida among contenders to be Joe Biden’s presidential running mate, has castigated Donald Trump for having the “gall and nerve” to use a gaffe by Biden as a weapon on the campaign trail. Biden apologised on Friday, for saying that if African Americans “have a problem figuring out whether …

Thick clouds of black smoke can be seen across Wigan following reports of a fire. People living near to Moat House Street, in Ince-in-Makerfield, reported a blaze breaking out at a garage in the area on Friday afternoon. Images shared on social media show plumes of smoke issuing from a building in the area. Video …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionHR 6819 artwork: Star movements are marked in blue, the black hole movement is marked in red Astronomers have a new candidate in their search for the nearest black hole to Earth. It’s about 1,000 light-years away, or roughly 9.5 thousand, million, million km, in the Constellation …

Georgia prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to present evidence to a grand jury for possible charges against men who chased, and eventually gunned down, an unarmed black man they believed was a burglar — but whose family say was simply jogging. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot to death in Brunswick, a coastal city about midway …

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionArtwork of OJ 287: The smaller black hole punches through the accretion disc twice every 12 years Astronomers have been able to test key consequences of Einstein’s theories by studying the way a couple of black holes move around each other. One of these objects is a …

Image copyright Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration Image caption The right-hand image was captured with a less powerful telescope. It shows the jet streaming away to the lower-right. In the new EHT image on the left, scientists can now see detail where the jet connects to the accretion disc. The supermassive black hole will be somewhere …

Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, is surrounded by orbiting stars thanks to its mammoth gravitational pull. For decades, astronomers have been observing one specific star in this region, and new research proves once again, that Albert Einstein knew a thing or two about gravity.  In a …