Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Tampa Police: Man Slays Neo-Nazi Roommates over Islam Disrespect

    A man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making...

    Mississippi Lawmaker Apologizes for Calling for Lynching

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment...

    Suspect in Deadly Times Square Mayhem Charged with Murder

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Times Square motorist accused of steering his car onto one of the busiest sidewalks in the U.S. and mowing...

    Official: 6-Year-Old Mississippi Boy Found Shot Dead in Car Stolen from Parking Lot, 3...

    GLUCKSTADT, Miss. (AP) — Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead Thursday in his mother's stolen...

    Harvard Student Submits Rap Album as His Senior Thesis

    BOSTON (AP) — While other Harvard University students were writing papers for their senior theses, Obasi Shaw was busy rapping his. Shaw is the first...

    The Latest: Times Square Crash Suspect, Richard Rojas, Court-Martialed out of Navy

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a car striking pedestrians in Times Square (all times local): 7:25 p.m. A man who sent his car careening...

    1 in 6 Newlyweds’ Spouse is of Different Race or Ethnicity

    WASHINGTON (AP) — More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015,...

    Jury Acquits Tulsa Officer in Shooting of Unarmed Terence Crutcher

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A jury on Wednesday acquitted a White Oklahoma police officer who says she fired out of fear last year when...

    New Orleans Takes Down 3rd of 4 Confederate-Era Monuments

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Workers in New Orleans took down a Confederate monument to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early Wednesday as onlookers watched from lawn...

    Court Shares Jailhouse Videos of Charleston Church Killer –How Nutty is He Really?

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A week before the sentencing phase of his trial, Dylann Roof got a visit in jail from his mother, who...

    Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancée: I Don’t Think Death Was a Suicide

    BOSTON (AP) — The fiancée of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez said in an interview that she didn't initially believe he had died...

    Mom of Gabriel Taye, Ohio Boy who Killed Himself, Vows He “Will Be Heard”

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself after she says he was bullied at school pledges to speak...