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4 Indicted in Florida Shooting Death of Rapper XXXTentacion

By The Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in...

Hard-Working College Student Rewarded with Car

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] The towering work ethic of a young man from Birmingham, Alabama was rewarded in a big way recently. Walter Carr, a...

AFRO Cartoonist Accepts Top Award

Kofi Tyus, the AFRO’s long-time cartoonist, receives his first place award in the NNPA’s Annual Merit Awards for Best Editorial Cartoon, at the AFRO’s...

Why Are Some Top Democrats Supporting Hogan Over Jealous?

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Despite an unpopular President and being in a state with a majority of Democratic voters, political veterans say...

Zion Hill Baptist Church Dives into Michigan Water Emergency

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO The Bible encourages us to take care of our fellow man.  Hebrews 13:16 (NIV) states “And do not forget...

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You Don’t Have to Break the Bank to Give Back to...

By Harry L. Williams, Special to the AFRO Earlier this year, a man named Jack Weldon Patrick passed away in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. A long-time...

When the World Attacks You, Find Strength in Christ’s Power

By James Washington I remember reviewing the letters of Paul in bible study. In doing so I was constantly reminded that one cannot look at...

Chasing Profits and Equality

By AFRO Editorial Staff Facebook is a social media network that encourages “members” to share family photos, engage in civil discourse and learn about new...

The Big Jump Project and Druid Park Lake Drive

By Leon F. Pinkett, III, Special to the AFRO As the Baltimore City Councilman for the Seventh (7th) District, I have heard from countless residents...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A Lifelong Friendship Fuels the Chemistry of ‘Blindspotting’

By JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Daveed Diggs was busy. Too busy. The actor was doing eight shows a week as...

Rapper Common Goes Back to School to Help Teachers

By JOHN CARUCCI, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Common has won three Grammys, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award but a recent...

4 Indicted in Florida Shooting Death of Rapper XXXTentacion

By The Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in...

Denzel Washington Kills in ‘The Equalizer 2’

By The Associated Press You won't usually find Denzel Washington in a movie sequel. He just doesn't do them. Something about not wanting to repeat...

SPORTS

Harper Legend Grows as Machado’s Time Ends During MLB All Star...

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO One DMV All-Star made his bid to remain the face of the franchise while another represented his for...

AP Source: 76ers Trade Forward Holmes to Suns for Cash

By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers have traded power forward Richaun Holmes to the Phoenix Suns for cash. A person...

San Antonio Spurs Sign Forward Dante Cunningham

By The Associated Press SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have signed veteran forward Dante Cunningham. The Spurs made the announcement Friday and did...

Will Baseball Ever Be as Big as Football in DC?

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Major League’s Baseball’s commitment to diversity and inclusion of minorities and the next generation of urban fans gained...

RELIGION

Dr. Reginald Lawrence, St. Mark’s Pastor, Dies at 74

By AFRO Staff Rev. Dr. Reginald Lawrence, Pastor of St. Mark’s Institutional Baptist Church died on July 1. He was 74. Dr. Lawrence was installed...

Mother of Girl Declared Dead Twice Slams Doctors at Funeral

By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After battling for more than four years to keep a comatose daughter declared brain dead from...

Mother: Caring for Girl Amid Brain-Death Debate ‘Worth It’

By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mother of a girl at the center of a medical and religious debate over brain death...

Set The Captives Free Outreach Center is Relocating

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO June 25 was a landmark day in the history of Set the Captives Free Outreach Center, of Baltimore County....

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