AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Baltimore City and County, and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the...

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...

Going Deep: NFL Tinkering with 18 Games

I should be happy right? My favorite sport is only a handshake away from expanding its regular season, so why am I donning the...

Elijah Cummings…Achieving a More Balanced and Effective National Drug Strategy

When President Obama released his five-year goals for reducing drug use and its consequences last May, he observed that "by boosting community-based prevention, expanding...

Ezili Danto…Wyclef Jean’s Presidential Candidacy a Distraction

The on-again-off-again presidential candidacy of music star Wyclef Jean is a distraction for Haiti. On Friday, Aug. 20, the Haiti Electoral Council ruled that 15...

Adrienne T. Washington…District’s ‘Bush v. Gore’ Redux

Could the Democratic primary in two weeks turn out to be “Bush v. Gore in D.C.?” Maybe no hanging chads or midnight Supreme Court session,...

AFRO’s Primary Endorsements for Prince George’s County and Maryland

Starting Sept. 3, Maryland voters will be able to cast their votes in the primary election for local and statewide candidates. This is the...

The 47th Anniversary of the March on Washington

Saturday will mark the 47th anniversary of the historic March on Washington where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful “I Have a...

Marc Morial…Dr. Laura Resigns

Here we go again. One more time, a clueless commentator with a microphone and an audience of millions, has brazenly insulted Black America and reacted...

Rev. Al Sharpton…Let’s Reclaim the Dream on Aug. 28

(NNPA) - Forty-seven years ago, our nation was in the midst of uncertainty, trepidation, fear, frustration, anger and unrest.  Forty-seven years ago, we were...

H. Lewis Smith…The Enigmatic N-Word

Even though not all Black Americans refer to themselves as the pejorative n-word, an alarming proportion of the Black community uses and/or supports use...

Julianne Malveaux…Five Years After the Levees Broke

(NNPA) - On Aug. 29, we will commemorate five years since Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans, broke its levees and drowned the city in...