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    Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ Now Most-Viewed YouTube Video of All Time

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. (AP) — Move over, "Gangnam Style." YouTube has a new top-viewed video of all time. Wiz Khalifa's video for "See You Again" featuring Charlie Puth became the site's most-watched video Monday and...

    NPR CEO Quits Over Hidden Camera Video Calling Tea Party Members “Racist”

    National Public Radio President and CEO Vivian Schiller resigned March 9 after reported pressure from the company’s board of directors. The resignation, which was effective immediately, came one day after NPR fundraiser Ron Schiller (no...

    Jazz Singer and Grammy Nominee Ernestine Anderson dies at 87

    SEATTLE (AP) — Ernestine Anderson, the internationally celebrated jazz vocalist who earned four Grammy nominations during a six-decade career, has died. She was 87. The King County Medical Examiner's Office said Sunday that it received...

    Long-Silent Minority Voices Speak Loudly at Toronto Film Festival

    TORONTO (AP) — Living partly in the Ugandan capital of Kampala where she runs a film school, the Indian-born filmmaker Mira Nair is regularly surrounded by lives she rarely sees reflected back by the...

    Bonnie Pointer Arrested During LA Traffic Stop

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say singer Patricia "Bonnie" Pointer of the Pointer Sisters has been arrested for investigation of possessing rock cocaine. Sheriff's spokesman Steve Whitmore says the 61-year-old singer was arrested Friday in...

    Tonight on AFRO’s First Edition

    In preparation for a $980 million renovation of the system, six Baltimore City public schools are set to be closed, a move that would affect 27 schools in total. However, that revitalization plan originally called...

    Nick McCoy

    Washingtonian Nick McCoy said he was prepared to come to the March for Jobs and Justice in August and remained motivated because of "poor people issues in colored neighborhoods, (being) part of a profound...

    Springsteen, Jay-Z to Boost Obama on Final Day

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some big-name celebrities will help President Barack Obama make his closing case to voters in the most competitive states. Rock singer Bruce Springsteen will perform and introduce Obama on Monday as he...

    Jasmine in Bloom

    Born in Boston on March 10, 1962, Jasmine Guy is a Renaissance woman with dancer, actress, singer, director, and writer on her resume. She performed in the Broadway productions of The Wiz, Leader of...

    Pam Grier, Jessye Norman, MC Lyte & David Simon Among Winners of Harvard’s...

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University's 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and...

    White Chicago Couple Refuses to Sell to Popular Black Radio Personality

    A Chicago couple faces discrimination charges after reportedly refusing to sell their home to comedian and radio personality George Willborn because he’s Black. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced August 10...

    You Won’t Believe Who Hasn’t Ever Won a Grammy Award

    NEW YORK CITY (AP) — Remember when the cast of the TV series "Glee" earned a Grammy nomination for their version of Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'" at the 2011 Grammys, pitting them against Sade,...

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