Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Magic Johnson Battling Unemployment

    Former NBA Star Earvin “Magic” Johnson may be able to lend a helping hand to those seeking employment. According to Blackamericaweb.com, Johnson is actively promoting...

    Badu Charged for Video’s Nudity

    Erykah Badu has faced controversy for her video for the song “Window Seat,” but now she’ll face a criminal charge of disorderly conduct for...

    Black Ga. Attorney General Faces Calls for Impeachment

    Georgia lawmakers have called for the impeachment of state Attorney General Thurbert Baker for his refusal to join 14 other state attorneys general in...

    Obama-Biden Sticker Incites Road Rage

    According to Nashville’s News 2, a local man said he and his 10-year-old daughter were the victims of road rage because of a political...

    Jackson Doctor Faces Suspension of Medical License

    The doctor charged in the death of pop star Michael Jackson now faces a suspension of his medical license over his alleged involvement in...

    Oprah Winfrey Settles Lawsuit in Defamation Case

    Oprah Winfrey has settled a defamation lawsuit filed against her by the former head of her all-girls school in South Africa. The two women “met...

    New Home Sales Hit Record Low in February

    New home sales fell to a record low in February, evidence that the U.S. housing market still has not quite fully recovered from the...

    New START (Nuclear Reduction) Treaty Ready for Senate

    (March 28, 2010) - WASHINGTON, D.C. – Moments after completing a call with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, President Obama, accompanied by Secretary of State...

    Battery Charges Dropped for Former NFL Player

    Prosecutors dropped misdemeanor domestic battery charges against former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders NFL player Warren Sapp on March 24 after finding...

    Ex-MLB Star Charged with DUI, Child Endangerment

    Former baseball star Dwight Gooden has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs and leaving the scene of an accident following an incident in New...

    First Lady’s Achievements Recognized in Comic and Nickelodeon Awards Show

    Bluewater Productions, creator of the comic book “Female Force: Michelle Obama,” is gearing up to release a follow up to that story entitled, “Michelle...

    Black GOP Candidate Calls Obama “Buckwheat”

    An African-American Republican congressional candidate called President Obama “Buckwheat” during a speech denouncing the president’s health care reform bill on March 22. However, Florida congressional...