Jones Wins in Stunning Alabama Upset

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history,...

‘One of My Nightmares’: Pipe Bomb Attack Hits in NYC Subway

NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's...

It’s Official Keisha Lance Bottoms Wins Atlanta Mayoral Runoff

ATLANTA (AP) — The vote tallies for the runoff election in the Atlanta mayoral race are official, but with a razor-thin margin remaining, the...

First Black Astronaut Honored on 50th Anniversary of Death

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — America's first Black astronaut, Air Force Maj. Robert Lawrence Jr., finally got full honors Friday on the 50th anniversary...

Randallstown Native Liris Crosse Wins Model Competition of Project Runway’s Season 16

As a young West Indian girl growing up in Baltimore County’s Randallstown community, Liris Crosse knew her calling. Music and pop culture influenced her...

Rep. John Lewis: Trump is an ‘Insult’ to Civil Rights Event

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that he won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums,...

The False Slogan of Right to Work: An Attack on Worker Freedom

Today’s economy is rigged against working families and in favor of the wealthy and the powerful. That’s not by accident. CEOs and the politicians...

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Attracts Thousands

NEW YORK (AP) — Throngs of tourists and revelers packed midtown Manhattan on a warm night and under tight security to watch the annual...

Today: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes Friday, November 17.

Ben Jealous, former president of the NAACP and Maryland gubernatorial candidate discusses his proposed plan to combat the opioid crisis in Maryland. These stories today...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...

Well Stated

Legislative Black Caucus Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Lawmakers from Baltimore and surrounding counties who attended the final Town Hall sponsored by the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (LBC) were still reeling from...