2021 was a year of tumults and triumphs.  The coronavirus raged on as many countries around the world and states in America struggled to find normalcy amid the pandemic.  Beyond the rising cases and death toll from COVID-19 and a range of natural disasters, 2021 was a history-making year for Blacks in America – despite an insurrection in Washington, wildfires in Colorado, Arizona, and California, and another earthquake in Haiti.  Looking back at 2021, here’s a look at some of The New York Christian Times’ top news stories.