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    Authorities Hunt for 2nd Suspect in Georgia Police Shooting

    By The Associated Press SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer who...

    Kamala Harris in South Carolina: ‘Fight for … who we are’

    By BILL BARROW and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way...

    Ex-FBI Agent Gets 4 years in Prison for Leaking Documents

    By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted leaking classified internal documents to a reporter was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Terry James Albury, 39,...

    Stadium Vendor Seen in Pizza Spitting Video Pleads Guilty

    By The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — A young man who was fired from his job as a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home stadium after video surfaced showing him spitting on a pizza...

    13 Years Later, Guilty Plea in Post-Katrina Racial Shooting

    By Kevin McGill, The Associated Press A White man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans more than 13 years ago pleaded guilty Oct. 17 to...

    3rd Florida Ex-officer Imprisoned for Framing Black Suspects

    By The Associated Press A third ex-police officer is going to federal prison as part of a conspiracy in a small Florida city to frame Black people for crimes they did not commit. Court records show...

    Lawsuit: Teacher Shamed Student over Pledge Protest

    By The Associated Press A Connecticut teenager who says she was mocked and shamed for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance filed a federal lawsuit this week against her teacher and the school...

    Prosecutors: Bill Cosby’s Bid for New Trial is ‘Meritless’

    By Maryclaire Dale, The Associated Press Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sex assault case called his bid for a new trial or sentencing hearing "meritless," and asked the judge to deny him a post-trial hearing. Cosby, 81, has asked...

    Booker Stirs South Carolina Democrats in Pre-midterm Debut

    By Bill Barrow, The Associated Press Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring — complete with a sermon-style call-and-response — as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the...

    White Florida Woman Calls Cops on Black Soccer Dad

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor In the latest episode of “White folks calling the calls on Black people for being Black,” a Florida woman reportedly dialed 911 to report a Black man who was coaching...

    Get Off the Bus!

    Seniors on their way to vote early in Jefferson County, Georgia were summarily dismissed from the bus they’d already boarded, Oct. 16. Before they could make their way to their intended polling place, organizer...

    Fighting Domestic Violence in the Era of #MeToo

    By Taya Graham, Special to the AFRO The meteoric rise of the #metoo movement. A controversial and agonizing supreme court confirmation process. And the continued stigma endured by survivors of domestic violence. These are just a...

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