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    Those We Lost in 2017

    Across the Nation Simeon Booker (1918-2017) Booker was a courageous and award winning journalist who put his life on the line to tell the story of Black America during the civil rights movement. (Photo credit: AFRO file...

    Carl Edward Murphy Smith, Father, Brother, Friend

    Carl Edward Murphy Smith, oldest great grandson of AFRO founder, John H. Murphy Sr., died Dec. 15 after a long illness. The Baltimore native and Morgan State University graduate spent most of his career...

    Kim Queen Boyd Leathers

    Kim Queen Boyd Leathers on Sunday, August 28, 2016, at Mount Vernon Christian Church. Beloved wife of Rev. Dr. Terence K. Leathers, her loving husband of 28 years; precious daughter Kimille Queen Leathers of...

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