Trump’s Quest to Unwrap the President Barack Obama Legacy What is it Really?

Recently Trump reportedly revived the birther theory that President Barack Obama was not born in the United States – a ridiculous assertion that Trump...
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Reporting on African Americans During Times of War

The AFRO is marking Black History Month by highlighting African Americans during times of war. Since its founding in 1892, the AFRO has strived to...

The Reality Bad Dream Called Trump

The lies from President Donald Trump just keep coming. How can Americans trust anything that comes out of Trump’s mouth? How can world leaders assess...

When Do President Trump’s Misrepresentations Become Too Much?

President Donald Trump has a bad habit of stretching the truth—too often, and mostly for his own glorification.  Indeed it appears to happen so...

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Party Politics “Trumps” Racisim

“Ryan, the Speaker of the House Republican Congressman from Wisconsin, blasted Trump this week, saying Trump's criticism of a judge because of his ethnic...
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Simeon Booker—A Significant Reporter of the 1950-1970’s Civil Rights Wars Has Passed Away at...

America lost one of the most courageous journalists ever to put pen to paper. Simeon Booker died Dec. 10 at an assisted-living community in Solomons,...

Our Next Steps

The realization of what we’ve just experienced in the recent election of Donald Trump to become our next president will take days, if not...

Is Enduring 3 More Years of Trump Leadership Possible?

Donald Trump is wrapping up his first year as our 45th President in the White House and we’re left to ask this head-scratching question:...

St. Luke 2:1-20

“Every American has the right to be treated as a person. He should be able to find a job, educate his children, vote in...

The AFRO’s First 125 Years

This year, the AFRO is celebrating the anniversary of the initial publication of its newspapers 125 years ago, in August 1892. At its inception,...

Finally Addressing Some of the Injustices in the American Criminal Justice System

One of the big topics at the NAACP’s annual convention in Philadelphia in July was the Criminal Justice system. The field, which has been...

Race in the DMV races

Post-racial politics? The issue of race in 2014, particularly in the local Democratic primaries, is already a determining factor. The rapidly changing demographics in...