Who are Those MLK Family Members Expressing Support for Trump?

Members of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s extended family came out in support of President Trump this week, on the national day of...

National Protests Set to Mark One Year of Trump

Last year, an estimated 5 million protestors marched in an international mass demonstration the day after President Donald J. Trump’s inauguration. The Women’s March...

Following Racist Trump Comments, CBC Mulls Boycotting State of the Union Address

  The Congressional Black Caucus is actively considering boycotting President Trump's Jan. 30 State of the Union address. The AFRO was told, by a CBC spokesperson on...

King’s Legacy Prominent at NAACP Image Awards

The 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards took place on January 15, 2018 in Pasadena, CA. The live show aired on TVOne and was hosted...

HIS FAITH RENEWED

Edgar Ray Killen, who was convicted in the “Mississippi Burning” murders of three civil rights workers died Jan. 12. Killen, who was a Klansman,...

Noted AME Bishop and Theologian, John Hurst Adams, Dies at 90

Bishop John Hurst Adams, one of the staples of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, died recently at the age of 90. "It is in a...

Honoring MLK Jr.

Baltimore and Washington, D.C. celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a multitude of way. Baltimore’s Citywide Goldstarz Marching Band (pictured)...

Black Leaders Point to Trump’s Racism with All-White Selection

Black leaders are alarmed at the prospect that President Donald J. Trump is seeking a federal judiciary lacking in diversity. The Congressional Black Caucus...

Conn. Museum Exhibit to Explore Frederick Douglass’ 1840’s Visit to Ireland

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut museum dedicated to Irish history is launching an exhibition focusing on the time Frederick Douglass spent in the...

World Media Struggle to Translate Trump’s Africa Insult

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Donald Trump's vulgar insult of Africa was a puzzle for many foreign media organizations, which didn't have a ready...

GOP-States Line Up to Require Work for Medicaid Health Coverage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training...

Leaders Say Trump Presidency is at Odds with MLK’s Legacy

ATLANTA (AP) — The first Martin Luther King Jr. holiday of Donald Trump's presidency is taking place amid a racial firestorm of Trump's own...