Did Las Vegas Gunman Target Other Music Festivals?

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the days and months before he mowed down concertgoers from his high-rise hotel suite, gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms...

Ona Judge: The Slave Who Ran Away from George Washington

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Stepping off a boat in a New Hampshire port in 1796, 22-year-old Ona Judge was on the run from the...

To Women of Color, Rihanna’s Cosmetics Launch is Personal

NEW YORK (AP) — Worokya Duncan is the director of inclusion for a private school in Manhattan, so her embrace of diversity is a...

Philadelphia to Honor 19th-century Black Educator, Activist with City Hall Statue

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A century before the fight to end Jim Crow segregation laws, Octavius Valentine Catto was leading a civil rights movement in...

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...

Comedian, Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread...

Black Community Mourns Passing of Journalist and Civil Rights Icon George...

(Updated 8/24/2016) George E. Curry was an unabashed advocate of truth--ensuring it even in the most basic word choice, punctuation, spelling--and was courageous in...

Nielsen-Essence Survey: Black Consumers Rank AFRO No. 1 Among Country’s Black...

The AFRO-American Newspapers is considered the No. 1 African-American newspaper among Black consumers nationwide, according to the results of a survey released this week. Nielsen,...
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