HBCUs ‘One Step Closer to Victory’

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Bowie State University graduate student Elijah Bell Clarke sensed history was looming as he and a classmate drove to Richmond, Dec. 11, to listen to oral arguments before the...

Cosby Lawyers Detail 11 Alleged Trial Errors As They Appeal

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers detailed nearly a dozen alleged legal errors Tuesday, including the judge's decision to send the case to trial, as they appeal his sexual assault conviction...

Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students at Motown Museum

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students on Tuesday afternoon, walking into the Motown Museum as the young men of color took part in a roundtable...

From Foster Care to Miss D.C.

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Cordelia Cranshaw was crowned Miss District of Columbia USA on Dec. 8, yet her road to queen was not easy.  Having already worked to empower young people through her...

AFRO Now Available on Apple News

By AFRO Staff The AFRO American Newspaper is now available on Apple’s News app. The app, built into all iPhones and iPads, allows users to access news from around the world for free. The AFRO is...



Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.


Donate Now

Personal Info

Donation Total: $2.00