AP PHOTOS: Segregated Black Soldiers Toiled on Alaska Highway During WWII

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska is commemorating 75 years since nearly 4,000 segregated Black soldiers toiled in harsh weather and terrain to help build...

Serena’s Latest Shot: Pregnant and Nude on Magazine Cover

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity...

Black Londoners Report Tower Fire Avoidable, Cover-Up at Work

In what has been termed by some as the worst fire disaster in London history, an inferno engulfed the Grenfell Tower block and claimed...

Lanvin Fuses Sartorial and Street to Cap Paris Menswear Week

PARIS (AP) — Actress Gabrielle Union joined French actor Reda Kateb on the front row of the edgy Lanvin show at Paris Fashion Week. Here...

Once-Homeless Sisters Mingle with Track Stars at Nationals

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The three once-homeless sisters recited all the athletes they met at nationals and the souvenirs they received as they slurped...

How the Michael Brown $1.5 Million Settlement Compares with Other Wrongful Death-by-Cop Lawsuits

LOUIS (AP) — The $1.5 million awarded this week to the parents of Michael Brown is the latest of several large settlements involving killings...

Mike Vick, Steve Smith, Justin Forsett Ready for Retirement

Life after football hits some NFL players harder than others. Michael Vick, Steve Smith and Justin Forsett are adjusting to their post-NFL careers in different...

Remembering the Legacy of Hip Hop Legend Prodigy

On Tuesday, Prodigy, one half of the veteran Queens, New York rap group Mobb Deep, died at the age of 42. According to TMZ,...

Mixed Couple Fight for Right to Live Together

Fifty years ago on June 12 the Supreme Court ruled that laws banned interracial marriage were unconstitutional. In 1966 the AFRO covered the case...

REMINDER: TODAY at NOON – Cardin to Deliver Keynote Address to Maryland Space Business...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 15, 2017 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524 MEDIA ADVISORY Cardin to Deliver Keynote Address to Maryland Space Business Roundtable TODAY, MONDAY, MAY 15 at...

Washington Addresses Needs in Productive 2017 NFL Draft

Washington’s NFL team scored big in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, drafting top defensive end Jonathan Allen at No. 17. Allen...

What Your Kids Need to Know About Money at Ages 5, 10, and 15

  One of the most important tasks for parents to tackle while raising kids is ensuring that they have a proper understanding of how money...