S.C. Man Jailed for Killing Black Man and Dragging Him Behind Truck

A White man from South Carolina is in jail for allegedly killing his Black co-worker and dragging him for more than 10 miles with...

Black Players Key to Quest for World Cup Respect

The FIFA World Cup will be played in South Africa June 11-July 11, the first time in the tourney's storied history that it will...

Jamaica struggles to cut ties between government, gangs

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Before Jamaican security forces stormed into his poor West Kingston neighborhood, George Green got jobs and help with food bills...

Advocates Blast BP for Major Disaster, Demand More Accountability

(NNPA) - The deepening crisis in the Gulf Coast, caused by what is being called the largest oil spill in the nation's history, has...

Ariz. Governor, Obama Meet on Immigration Law

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R.) met with President Obama privately on June 3, but both sides said no substantial developments came from the sit-down. Much...

Talk Show Host Glenn Beck Mocks Obama’s Daughter, Apologizes

Fox News personality and conservative talk show host Glenn Beck has apologized for mocking Malia Obama in a pretend conversation on his radio show....

Supreme Court Scales Back Miranda Rights

Supreme Court conservatives on June 1 approved tighter limits on the Miranda rights for criminal suspects for the third time in the court’s current...

Davis Defeated

Artur Davis’ calculated decision to alienate Alabama’s African-American establishment added up to a crushing loss June 1, when he was defeated by Agriculture Commissioner...

Remembering Thurgood: Segregate or Integrate, but Educate at all Costs

This is the final portion of a two-part series from the AFRO’s Road to Brown (2004) chronicling Thurgood Marshall’s quest to integrate Baltimore schools....

Rhode Island Immigration Reform Bill Shot Down

A bill similar to Arizona’s controversial recent immigration law was killed in the Rhode Island House of Representatives on May 25. Democratic State Rep. Peter...

Obama to Send More Troops to U.S.-Mexico Border

President Obama will send 1,200 National Guard troops to secure the U.S.-Mexico border, and will request $500 million for border protection and law enforcement,...

Feds: Alleged Jamaican Druglord to Surrender in New York

An alleged drug lord targeted in a Jamaican government raid which kicked off urban warfare in that nation’s capital may be ready to surrender...