Mediterranean Wildfires Spreads Due to Intense Europe Heatwave

Mediterranean Wildfires Spreads Due to Intense Europe Heatwave

The increased occurrence and intensity of Mediterranean heat waves in Europe are rising faster. In southwest France, over 16,000 people were evacuated as Mediterranean wildfires spread in Spain, Greece, and Croatia. Campsites have been burning in Landiras and Teste-de-Buch. Earlier this month about 3,200 people fled wildfires in the Mijas, Southern Spain. Approximately 30,000 hectares […]

Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker Is the First Black American Inductee at France’s Panthéon

Josephine Baker, a U.S.-born entertainer, civil rights activist, and anti-Nazi spy, became the first Black woman to receive Paris’ highest honor when inducted into France’s Panthéon. She joins other French luminaries like scientist Marie Curie, philosopher Voltaire, and Victor Hugo. Her voice echoed through the streets of Paris’ famed Left Bank, as an elaborate ceremony […]

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