“Black” in the news

Example collocations

black and white
black hole
black metal
black people
first black

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· Practicing Architecture in a Pandemic  
Sit next to the architect (dressed in her signature black) while she presents a project — if you can get time on her jammed calendar — and it’s as if she is talking about one of her kids.
Seeking Alpha
· Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) CEO David Meyer on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
There are pockets of very dry conditions in the Balkans, Ukraine, and Black Sea regions.
The Guardian
· The killing of Ahmaud Arbery  
On 23 February Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man, was shot dead by two white men in Brunswick, Georgia.
· NYC officials call for police probe of white woman's 911 call on black man in Central Park  
Some New York City officials are calling on police to launch a criminal probe into a white woman's calling 911 on a black man in Central Park and falsely reporting that he threatened her.
The Guardian
· Fears rise of ‘murder hornet' spreading in western Canada after sighting  
With its hulking orange and black body, the insect sent in by a concerned resident was unmistakably an Asian giant hornet – an aggressive predator increasingly known as the “murder” hornet.
· Extra Crunch Live: Join Box CEO Aaron Levie for a live Q&A today at 3pm EDT/12pm PDT  
Business leaders like Levie are living through their second black swan event that’s reshaping the global economy.
The Age
· Violent protests rock Minneapolis for second straight night  
Minneapolis: Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighbourhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted shops, set fires and left a path of damage that stretched for kilometres.
· Pattern of uneven social distancing enforcement coming into view, civil rights experts say  
The area’s population is mostly black, and civil liberties advocates questioned the legality of singling out one neighborhood.
The New York Times
· Amy Cooper and Christian Cooper: A Confrontation in the Park  
Readers react to articles about a white dog walker who called the police about a black bird-watcher.
· As Kansas Republicans squabble in Senate primary, Democrat pitches herself a 'sensible centrist'  
Though both black men died almost six years apart, Garner and Floyd each repeatedly told police that they could not breathe while being pinned to the ground, ultimately playing a role in their deaths that reignited public outcries of racist-motivated police attacks.