Home Uncategorized

Uncategorized

    Celebrating Black Fatherhood

    By Hamzat Sani, Special to the AFRO Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been petrified of being a father. Between all the talk about Black men being absent from the household, being wife beaters and...

    Video: Police Discuss Possible Backlash of Arresting Black Bucks Player

    By The Associated Press Newly released police videos showing the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown show one officer stepping on Brown's ankle while he was handcuffed on the ground and others...

    AFRO Now Available on Apple News

    By AFRO Staff The AFRO American Newspaper is now available on Apple’s News app. The app, built into all iPhones and iPads, allows users to access news from around the world for free. The AFRO is...

    Was the Ravens’ Signing of RGIII a Slap in Kaepernick’s Face?

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The Baltimore Ravens announced April 4 the signing of former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sending social media into an instant frenzy.  But the buzz behind Griffin’s signing wasn’t about...

    DC Funeral Home Mulls Move to Maryland

    For 30 years, Ronald Taylor II Funeral Homes in Northeast, D.C. has served a predominantly Black clientele, but as gentrification increasingly pushes Blacks out of the city and into Prince George’s County, Taylor is...

    Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s Described as an “Insincere Gesture”, “Slap-in the Face”, “Peanuts”

    In a letter addressed to the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland Chairwoman Cheryl Glenn this week, Gov. Larry Hogan signaled a willingness to resolve the decade-long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit. Hogan offered Maryland’s HBCU’s...

    New Medicaid Policy Shift Misguided and Unnecessary

    Unable to eliminate the Affordable Care Act in 2017, the Trump administration has embarked on a piecemeal approach to what appears to be an ongoing push to accomplish this goal. The latest attempt involves...

    Remembering the 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike

    A War for Black Respect—“I Am A Man” The Environment--Southern Segregation in Midst of the Garbage— By Toni Marshall Special to the AFRO (January 29, 2018) In cities across the country, sanitation workers and their supporters will pause...

    Country-Wide Women’s Marches Protest Trump—He Tweets as if they are “Celebrating” Him

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted that it was a "perfect day" for women to march to celebrate the "economic success and wealth creation" that's happened during his first year in office...

    Baltimore-Area MLK Events

    All events listed take place in Baltimore on the MLK Holiday, Jan. 15, unless otherwise indicated.   18th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade (Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. and Eutaw St., noon-2 p.m., Admission: Free) More...

    AFRO BRIEFS

    MAKE A DONATION


    Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

     

    Donate Now

    $
    Personal Info

    Donation Total: $2.00