The Drama Unfolding Around the Real Bill Cosby

There are so, so, many women. They all tell similar horrifying stories of being drugged and sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby, a man who...

AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Washington, D.C.

On Aug. 30, Washington voters began to cast their votes in the primary election. This is the first time the District has allowed early...

Julian Dawkins: A Local “Trayvon Martin Case”

Many Black Alexandrians are calling it “our local Trayvon Martin case.” And, they won’t rest until they get “Justice for Julian.” The promising 22-year-old...

Is Oprah’s $12 Million Gift Being Wisely Used?

Twelve million dollars? Now who could get twisted about media mogul Oprah Winfrey donating $12 million to the Smithsonian Institution’s African American History Museum,...

Alexandria’s Mandela

Whatever you do, “don’t even think about going down that road of comparing me to Nelson Mandela,” says a humble Ferdinand T. Day, a...

Who lost Maryland?

What happened? Democrat Anthony G. Brown managed to lose the race for governorship in a solidly Democratic bastion like Maryland to his Republican opponent...

Blue Uniforms: Protectors or Predators?

There is an embedded terror in the U.S., and it is not the boogie man or ISIS. It’s racism. Racism is often expressed through...

What is Ben Carson thinking?

Ben Carson, conservative author and noted neurosurgeon, is acting as if he may run for president as a Republican. Despite his conspicuous lack of...

On the Scandal Sheets

2010 saw its share of hot messes stemming from the perennial swamp of Congress to the pulpit. Many were surprised when longtime legislator , D-N.Y.,...

Closing Balto’s City Jail–What Took Them So Long?

Now that Gov. Hogan has announced plans to “immediately” close the scandal plagued Men’s Detention Center housed in the Baltimore City Detention Center, questions...

Tell a Veteran, ‘Thank You.’

For more than 230 years, our brave service men and women have underwritten our freedom by duty, honor and selfless service. Come Nov. 11,...

Return Donna Edwards to the House

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D) is in a three-way contest against Faith Loudon of Pasadena, who has been active in the Republican Central Committee...