Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Calorie Postings on Fast Food May Lead to Healthier Items

    The listing of calories on America’s fast food menus may result in the decline of many popular menu items that are not healthy, the...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Mich. Woman Traded Girl, 10, to Man for Cocaine

    A 45-year-old old Michigan woman with a cocaine habit repeatedly permitted a 67-year-old man to have sex with a 10-year-old girl she was caring...

    N.C. School Board Reverses Busing Policy, Drawing Claims of Resegregation

    A school board in Raleigh, N.C. is facing backlash from angry residents who say school officials are trying to reverse desegregation in their schools,...

    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...