EBONY.com is presenting several images from around the Black diaspora depicting some of the most interesting news items including Kevin Durant suffering an injury that could impact his team’s season.

Other items: an electrifying end to the CIAA Tournament in Charlotte and the swearing in of Ben Carson, the retired neurological surgeon and former presidential candidate as Secretary of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development department.

And we can’t forget No.45’s actions on HBCUs as well as the end of Carnival season in the Caribbean and Latin America.

When you’re looking for a Black lens on the world we’ve got you covered. Check back each week for more images.