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Pioneering Black Catholic Bishop Buried in Mississippi

By The Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners are saluting the legacy of the first African-American to lead a Catholic diocese in...

After 2016 Ruling, Battles Over Juvenile Lifer Cases Persist

By SHARON COHEN and ADAM GELLER, AP National Writers Locked up for life at 15, Norman Brown remains defined by the crime that put him...

Paying for Funerals Impossible for Many Poor Families

By COREY WILLIAMS, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Darlene Hardison would have loved to have a funeral for her father and uncle and bury them...

UN Health Agency: Rising Misconduct Reports are ‘Positive’

By JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that it's seeing increasing reports of misconduct reported...

Tennessee Officer Indicted for Killing Black Man

By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A grand jury in Tennessee indicted a White police officer on a charge of first-degree murder...

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COMMENTARY: Tennessee’s Distorted Moral Narrative and Commitment to Voter Suppression

By Dr. Earle J. Fisher, The New Tri-State Defender On Tuesday morning, January 8, 2019, hundreds of lawmakers made pledges and took oaths evoking themes...

Realizing Dr. King’s Dream for America in our Time

Submitted by Congressman Elijah Cummings Next Monday, Americans of conscience will once again come together to reaffirm our commitment to the legacy of Dr. Martin...

Remembering Dr. King and ‘The Other America’

Submitted by Charlene Crowell Once again on the third Monday in January, much of the nation will mark the anniversary of the death of the...

The Trump Shut Down Rolls On

By Steve Cole Let’s imagine the unimaginable. The partial U.S. government shutdown, now a record at nearly a month long, continues for another month, maybe...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Colorism Reveals Many Shades of Prejudice in Hollywood

By TERRY TANG, Associated Press The breakthrough representation of minorities in Hollywood blockbusters has ignited a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about...

Man Sentenced in Fatal Stabbing of Morgan Freeman Relative

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan...

Vuitton’s Abloh Celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris Menswear

By THOMAS ADAMSON, AP Fashion Writer PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets...

Still Unsolved: The Cold Cases of Biggie, Tupac and Jam Master...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Little did Tupac Shakur know, as he left a heavyweight boxing match in Las Vegas on Sept. 7,...

SPORTS

LeBron, Pickle Juice Help Tiafoe Reach Australian Open QFs

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing "crazy" and "unbelievable."...

CIAA Tournament is Bigger Than Basketball For Baltimore To Profit

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In the interest of full disclosure, yours truly has been the national radio voice of the CIAA championships for eight...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE MEN AND WOMEN ROUNDING INTO FORM Bowie State finds itself creeping up the CIAA standings after winning their fifth...

Steve Harvey To Host NFL Honors When AP Awards Are Announced

By The Associated Press TV personality Steve Harvey will host the NFL Honors show on Feb. 2, when The Associated Press hands out its individual...

RELIGION

Pioneering Black Catholic Bishop Buried in Mississippi

By The Associated Press BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners are saluting the legacy of the first African-American to lead a Catholic diocese in...

Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO In January, we pause and take a moment to reflect on the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ...

Baltimore Church Leaders Handing Over Files Amid Abuse Probe

By DAVID McFADDEN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — The Catholic archdiocese in Baltimore has delivered over 50,000 internal files to Maryland's top law enforcement official amid...

Pastor Shot To Death While Unlocking Mississippi Church

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A pastor in Mississippi's capital city was shot to death while unlocking his small church for worship services, and his...

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