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Vietnam Vet Fighting for the Rights of Black Soldiers

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Vietnam War veteran Ari Merretazon is spending another Veteran’s Day fighting for fellow soldiers in Philadelphia. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson...

THE RUN DOWN – Popeye’s Customer Killed Amid Chicken Sandwich Frenzy

By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks Popeyes customer stabbed amid chicken sandwich frenzy, and whats TRENDING in the AFRO AMERICAN NEWS PAPER.

The AFRO November 30th Cummings Edition – Dr. Frances Toni Draper

AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Ceo & Publisher Dr. Frances Toni Draper asks for your support and participation for the NOV 30th Cummings Edition...

Cummings’ Widow Expected to Run for His House Seat: Report

By WI Web Staff via BPUSA Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Rep. Elijah Cummings, is expected to run for her husband’s House seat, according to...

Harris Zeroes in on Health Care Before Powerful Nevada Union

By MICHELLE L. PRICE Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Presidential candidate Kamala Harris zeroed in on the Democratic Party's debate over health insurance Friday...

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Parenting Points: Give Your Kids The Best You’ve Got

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO We tend to spruce up things a bit whenever we have guests, or company, over the house. We want our...

The Black Experience Series: Trauma

By Joshua Turner, Special to AFRO  “How you wake up in the morning feeling evil, trauma” —  Trauma, Meek Mill  Trauma, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is  best...

COMMENTARY: Reality TV — The Respectable and the Ratchet

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor Much to the chagrin of some media critics, scholars and television fans, reality television...

Breathing is An Act of Revolution and Rebellion

By Karsonya Whitehead As a Black woman and as a mother in America, every breath that I take is an open act of revolution and...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

PRESS ROOM: National Museum of African American Music Assembles All-Star Band...

Written by the NNPA NASHVILLE, TENN. (November 2019) — When the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) officially opens its doors in the summer...

A$AP Rocky Returns to Sweden Months After Assault Conviction

By The Associated Press STOCKHOLM (AP) — A$AP Rocky will perform in Sweden several months after he was convicted of assault in a street brawl. Concert...

Black News Channel Now to Launch to a Larger Viewing Audience

Written by the NNPA Tallahassee, Florida—November 6, 2019–Black News Channel (BNC) announced today that it has updated the launch of the nation’s only African American...

More Celebs Join Michelle Obama’s Voter Outreach Drive

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Election Day is over, but Michelle Obama is still trying to get out the vote. The former first...

SPORTS

Lamar’s In The House!

By David Ginsburg, Associated Press  It’s time to take the Baltimore Ravens seriously as a Super Bowl contender. Their 14-point victory in Seattle two weeks ago put...

DMV HBCU Review: Bowie State Passes Last Major Test, MSU &...

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE CLINCHES CIAA NORTH Each year Bowie State sets its goals and the first is always to win the...

Nationals Championship Celebration Brings Love To an Ailing City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For a few hours in the shadow of the Canadian Embassy and the United States Capitol, the Washington Nationals...

Historic Rivalry: 131st Meeting of City-Poly

The Poly Class of 1992 celebrates at the City-Poly Fest during the City-Poly homecoming weekend. The two storied high schools, Baltimore City College High...

RELIGION

Balm in Gilead Sounds the Alarm with Healthy Churches 2020

By Jannette J. Witmyer, Special to the AFRO Pastors from around the country will gather, Nov. 19-22, in Charlotte, N.C. for the much anticipated Healthy Churches...

New Jersey Seminary to Pay $27 Million in Reparations for Ties...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The Princeton Theological Seminary, in Princeton, NJ, has set aside $27 million to pay reparations for its ties...

Whiteness: A Longtime Demonic Spiritual Presence in the World

By Ralph Moore Special to the AFRO “Whiteness” was word for the Oct. 20 rainy morning at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Northeast Baltimore. After the...

Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin To Boycott Dove Awards

By KRISTIN M. HALL Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin says he's boycotting the Gospel Music Association's Dove Awards after...

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