Editorial

  • 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 [Rep. Charlie Rangel], D-N.Y., was charged with ethics violations, including a failure to pay taxes on vacation property—given a 40-year stint on ...

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  • Thanks for the Memories

    From entertainers to business moguls and models, the world lost a number of standout figures in 2010. News of their deaths sent shockwaves throughout the public, as fans mourned their losses. Here, the AFRO remembers some of the nation’s most recognized faces and the memories they ...

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  • Election 2010: Not Sure it Changes Anything

    Well the results are in, and Election 2010 has come to a close. I find it hard to imagine anyone more excited about that than I. Then again, if what I heard during my travels on Election Day is true, many people were more interested in this job interview process being over, than they were […]

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  • VOTE!

    On the eve of what pundits are calling "historic mid-term elections," I have only one message to share. If you haven't already done so, VOTE. There is a fear many voters will stay home out of apathy, disgust, discouragement or because they lack a compelling local or national ...

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  • O’Malley: Actions are Louder Than Words

    Click here to view the AFRO 2010 Endorsements for selected Congressional, State-wide, and County races. Probably the most important race in Maryland this election is the governorship. With the national – and the state’s – economy continuing to lag, never before has there been ...

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  • The Wall Street Journal is Wrong

    Once again historically Black post-secondary institutions find themselves the target of an unwarranted and deceitful attack. This rhetoric marginalizes and mischaracterizes the vital role these public and private schools play to spur the growth and development of individual Black students, ...

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  • 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 voting and along with that, initiated a variety of other enhancements and changes. This election cycle is definitely full of firsts for the Washington, D.C. ...

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  • Bealefeld and Jessamy

    The people of Baltimore depend on the mayor, police commissioner and state's attorney to work together to increase the safety of the city. By and large, they do not care how it is done – as long as it does not infringe on their rights as they remain inside the bounds of the law ...

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