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Authorities Hunt for 2nd Suspect in Georgia Police Shooting

By The Associated Press SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, are facing charges in connection...

Kamala Harris in South Carolina: ‘Fight for … who we are’

By BILL BARROW and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came...

Ex-FBI Agent Gets 4 years in Prison for Leaking Documents

By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted leaking classified internal documents to a reporter was...

Stadium Vendor Seen in Pizza Spitting Video Pleads Guilty

By The Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — A young man who was fired from his job as a food vendor at the Detroit Tigers' home...

13 Years Later, Guilty Plea in Post-Katrina Racial Shooting

By Kevin McGill, The Associated Press A White man who fired a shotgun at three African-Americans amid the chaos that followed Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans...

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Squeegee Car Window Washers Need Not Draw Commuters’ Ire

Submitted to the AFRO by Dr. Ken Morgan Recently, the local daily paper reported that the Downtown Partnership “will place unarmed security guards at selected...

Intentional or Incompetence—Voter Suppression Where We Live

Submitted to the AFRO by Wim Laven Early voting started in Georgia on Oct. 15. I arrived at my polling place at 1:56 p.m. and completed...

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs Fail to Forgive

Submitted to the AFRO by Charlene Crowell, NNPA Newswire Contributor Across the nation and multiple generations, student loan debt now surpasses $1.5 trillion. The anxiety...

This is what ‘our democracy restored’ will look like

Submitted to the AFRO by Elijah Cummings After 22 disheartening months of the Trump presidency, the Pew Research Center released a national survey,  Sept. 26,...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Ambassadors For Motown Sound Seek More of It in Hometown

By JEFF KAROUB, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — From the auditorium of Detroit's main library on a recent weeknight emerged the sound of Motown: Spirited takes...

Old-School R&B Group The O’Jays Get into a Political Groove

By MARK KENNEDY, AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The iconic R&B group The O'Jays has always made music for the heart. Now the group...

Philadelphia Songwriter Wins $44M in Suit Over Usher Song

By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia songwriter who claims he was cut out of profits and credit from song that was recorded...

Cardi B Hands Out Free Winter Coats in New York

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people have lined up in New York City as rapper Cardi B handed out free...

SPORTS

Better LeBron Debut? Cleveland, Miami or L.A.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James has made a professional NBA team debut three times and counting in his now...

Wizards Start Off 0-2 without Dwight Howard

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Adding Dwight Howard over the summer was supposed to remediate a lot of the things that ailed the...

White Florida Woman Calls Cops on Black Soccer Dad

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor In the latest episode of “White folks calling the calls on Black people for being Black,” a Florida woman reportedly...

Reaching Souls One Bun at a Time.

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the first Friday night in October and the Northwestern High School Wildcats would normally be playing...

RELIGION

Reaching Souls One Bun at a Time.

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the first Friday night in October and the Northwestern High School Wildcats would normally be playing...

Services to be Held for Baltimore Minister, 83

New Christian Memorial’s senior pastor, Rev. Dr. Walter Bronson, Jr., died October, 8. He was 83. Born August 24, 1935, in Walkula, North Carolina, Rev....

Pleasant Grove Baptist is on a Fitness Journey

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Good health and staying physically fit are tenets most people want to live by, however it can be a...

North Carolina Civil Rights Leader Receives ‘Genius Grant’

By MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. William Barber, one of the newest recipients of the honor known as the genius grant,...

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