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    Protesting the Protesters

    What is it with the police in New York? The city has been host to multiple #Icantbreathe and #blacklivesmatter protests following the deaths of unarmed Black men such as Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo....

    An AFRO Christmas Wish

    Christmas Originally published Dec. 23, 1911.   In this, the most joyous season of the year, one’s bosom swells as he thinks of the wonderful events of long ago and the music of our soul swings into...

    The Drama Unfolding Around the Real Bill Cosby

    There are so, so, many women. They all tell similar horrifying stories of being drugged and sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby, a man who found fame and fortune playing a Black doctor with an...

    The Enormous Blessing of Marion Barry’s Incessant Civil Rights Spirit

    Washington D.C., indeed the entire Black community of this country, lost an enormous historical civil rights figure when former Washington D.C. Mayor passed away unexpectedly last week. The AFRO has had a long history...

    Hold the Police Accountable; Don’t Burn the Block Down

    Time and time again we destroy our own neighborhoods when something terrible happens. We did it in Detroit, we did in Los Angeles, we did it in Baltimore. And now, we're doing it again...

    What is Ben Carson thinking?

    Ben Carson, conservative author and noted neurosurgeon, is acting as if he may run for president as a Republican. Despite his conspicuous lack of political experience this man is taking steps to run for...

    Should the Congressional Black Caucus Give Utah Congresswoman-Elect Mia Love a Shot?

    Mia Love made history when she became the first Black woman to be elected to Congress as a Republican. Representing Utah’s 4th District, the daughter of Haitian immigrants is even more noteworthy because she...

    Don’t Let them Steal Your Democracy –VOTE

    An old enemy has been resurrected; a dark specter that looms over this year’s General Election, threatening the rights of voters of color across the country.  Poll taxes, literacy tests and other tools of direct...

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