Massachusetts town votes to create $200,000 reparations fund for black residents

A MASSACHUSETTS hamlet voted overwhelmingly to set up a fund to pay reparations to its black residents to atone for slavery, racial injustice and past misdeeds to achieve reconciliation.  The Amherst Town Council convened on Monday and voted 12-1 in favor of establishing a $210,000 fund that would be used to dole out free cash to its black residents.  The

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How a town Tony Abbott described as having the worst housing in Australia is changing the game

By Julie Power Under a tree in Borroloola, a remote Aboriginal community about 10 hours drive from Darwin where less than half of all children attend school most days, local Garrawa woman Deandra McDinny helps toddlers with jigsaw puzzles. After delighting in how far they can throw their sunhats in the tree, the children eat a lunch of stir-fried beef

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Cape Town fire burns university library, students evacuated

Johannesburg: A wildfire raging on the slopes of Cape Town’s Table Mountain spread to the University of Cape Town, burning the historic campus library and forcing the evacuation of students. Orange flames lit up the windows of the library that houses considerable archives and book collections on Sunday while firefighters sprayed jets of water to douse the blaze. Firefighters work

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Buckley Town football player sacked after 'sending revolting messages on Tinder referencing rape'

A BUCKLEY Town football player has been sacked after allegedly "sending revolting messages on Tinder referencing rape." The football club said the unnamed player had been "dismissed" after it was made aware of the "utterly unacceptable" alleged comments on Saturday. The alleged comment on the dating app went against everything the Welsh semi-professional football club stood for, it said. Screenshots

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Inside the tiny town in Ghana where EVERYONE supports Aston Villa after hearing stories about 'God' Paul McGrath

PREMIER LEAGUE clubs are hugely popular in Africa – but Aston Villa have one town in Ghana all to themselves. Juaben, located in the Ashanti region of Ghana and a four-hour drive away from the capital of Accra, has dedicated itself to Dean Smith's side for over a decade. Villans super fan Owusu Boakye Amando was inspired to support the

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Boozy revellers hit the town in Leeds after coronavirus watchlist fears

BOOZY revellers have hit the town in Leeds despite coronavirus watchlist fears. Leeds has been added to Public Health England's coronavirus "watchlist" and could be hit with lockdown measures after a rise in coronavirus cases in the city. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates Despite this, revellers were seen out and about on the

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