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    In Closing, Defense Calls Cosby Accuser ‘Pathological Liar’

    By The Associated Press Bill Cosby's lawyers urged a jury Tuesday to acquit the 80-year-old comedian of sexual assault charges they said were based on "flimsy, silly, ridiculous evidence," arguing he was falsely accused by...

    One Year Later: Stimulus Having Unequal Impact

    At 1 year old, President Obama’s signature cure for the ailing economy has not yet gained even footing—especially within communities of color, advocates say. However, contrary to mostly Republican criticisms, the $800 billion stimulus...

    World Community Marks Rwanda Genocide 20 Years Later

    Hutu vs. Tutsi. Neighbor vs. neighbor. Politician vs. politician. Military vs. rebels. Almost 1 million people slain in 100 days; bodies lining the streets. Hundreds of thousands of women brutally raped or sexually mutilated, innocents...

    T.D. Jakes Chastises Franklin Graham for Obama Statements

    Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes this weekend denounced the Rev. Franklin Graham for questioning President Obama’s faith in a recent television interview. “I find it insulting,” Jakes said May 15 on TV One’s “Washington...

    USDA Awards $50 Million Grants to 18 HBCUs

    Eighteen historically Black colleges and universities recently received grants from the Department of Agriculture to strengthen their research and teaching capabilities and better recruit and train students in agriculture, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced...

    Effort to Mobilize Black Female Vote is Underway

    Black women are poised to make the difference in who wins the Nov. 8 general election and African-American female leaders want to make sure that turnout is high among them. On Oct. 14, the Black Women's...

    Congress Recessing, Leaving Much Undone, Tensions with Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers scattered for their summer recess Thursday, leaving behind a slim record of achievements and a steaming President Donald Trump. The president is angry about what the Republican-led Congress couldn't do...

    African Dictator Praises Trump?

    President Donald J. Trump received praise from an unexpected corner of the world Jan. 23. Yoweni Museveni, the 30-year president of Uganda, gave Trump seemingly glowing accolades before an audience last week. His remarks were...

    Touring Rehab, Obama Calls for 2nd Chances after Prison

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama toured a drug rehab and met with former inmates Monday in the rough-and-tumble city of Newark, calling on the nation to ensure those regaining their freedom...

    HBCU ‘Equality’ Lawsuit Tuesday, Jan. 10

    Maryland still operates a segregated higher education system – and those students attending the state’s four historically Black colleges and universities are not receiving as qualitative an education as if they were at Maryland’s...

    Black Press Week Comes to D.C.

    The week of March 25 – 29 leaders in Black news, from around the country, attended the National Newspaper Publishers Association's annual Black Press Week. The week of events started at the Washington Marriott at...

    AFRO Exclusive Interview: Mo’Nique Will Not Be Silenced

    By now, the video has gone viral: in it, Randallstown, Maryland native, Academy Award winner, and comedian Mo’Nique is wrapping up an intense interview with Charlamagne Tha God and the rest of the crew...

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