The Russo-Ukrainian War Features Battles for Land, and to Shape Perception; Also, Are HBCUs Only for Blacks?

With the conflict between Russia and Ukraine passing the one year mark, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the back and forth on the battlefield and take a look at the efforts by differing parties to shape how the war is seen by their people and the people in other countries (01:29).  The guys also weigh in on the online backlash that has been seen over a Latina being crowned Miss Coppin State University in light of Coppin State’s status as a historically black university (43:48).

As Ukraine marks year of war, leader vows to secure victory (AP News)

Ukraine war: ‘The resolve of people is incredible’ (BBC)

Most G20 nations condemn Russia for war, China silent (Reuters)

Putin rages against West in speech decried as absurd propaganda (Al Jazeera)

Inside the Kremlin’s Year of Ukraine Propaganda (Time)

A year later, China blames U.S. ‘hegemony’ – not Russia – for war in Ukraine (WaPo)

The first Latina queen at a historically Black university drew online backlash. But she didn’t back down. (NBC News)