NATIONAL NEWS

The Made Man Honors 100 Black Men in DC

By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The 2018 U.S. Made Man Experience Tour is making its rounds to 11 cities in the nation where they are...

Rosanell Eaton, Queen Mother of Voting Rights, Dies at 97

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Considered a Queen Mother and a leader in the struggle and movement for freedom, justice and equality, Rosanell...

PRESS ROOM: Public Charge Rule Undermines Human Rights, Harms Families and Communities

(December 10, 2018, Washington, DC) –Today, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty joined the close to 190,000 other commenters in submitting a comment opposing...

Cosby Lawyers Detail 11 Alleged Trial Errors As They Appeal

By MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers detailed nearly a dozen alleged legal errors Tuesday, including the judge's decision to send the...

Michelle Obama Surprises Detroit Students at Motown Museum

By MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students on Tuesday afternoon, walking into the Motown Museum as...

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OPINION

A Path Forward for Public Safety

Submitted to the AFRO by Del. Cory McCray Whether you are talking to city residents, students, or business owners, one topic continues to dominate the...

Using White Privilege to Speak for Black People- Not so Fast

Submitted to the AFRO by Marlyn Thomas In the vein of being politically correct while trying to fight against white privilege by leveling the playing...

12-year battle for HBCUs equity continues

Submitted to the AFRO by Dr. Ken Morgan For 12 long years, the four HBCU students and alumni represented by the Maryland Coalition for Excellence...

`I’m From Baltimore, I’m Already Dead’

Submitted to the AFRO by Dr. Kaye Wise Whitehead At any given moment, there are about a half a million stories that need to be...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

ArtsCentric Musical Retells the Most Famous Story of All

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Literary great Langston Hughes was known for telling stories of everyday life. He captured the life of Black...

Young Musician Tariq Al-Sabir Talks The Wire and Why He Believes...

By Nadine Matthews, Special to the AFRO Baltimore born and raised composer and vocalist Tariq Al-Sabir found himself attending Hollywood premieres in high school but...

LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me. Things so undeserved yet you...

2018 Breakthrough: John David Washington, ‘Black KkKlansman’

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — John David Washington comes from a strong acting lineage, but he has carved out his...

SPORTS

Hogan Secretly Tries to Keep NFL Franchise in Prince George’s County

By Mark Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] With the District of Columbia ready to make a strong run at luring the professional football franchise back to the...

Howard Names Prince as New Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Two years ago, it would’ve been hard to imagine any prominent FBS coach would be interested in the Howard...

DMV HBCU Report: UDC Ends Bowie State Streak At Four

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] For just the second time in their last 15 meetings the UDC Firebirds defeated Bowie State 84-80 snapping a...

Shaquille O’Neal Bringing Shaq’s Fun House to Super Bowl

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal has been to enough parties before Super Bowls to know that he can do much better. "I've...

RELIGION

ArtsCentric Musical Retells the Most Famous Story of All

By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Literary great Langston Hughes was known for telling stories of everyday life. He captured the life of Black...

Gunman Kills 4, Then Himself, After Mass at Brazil Cathedral

By PETER PRENGAMAN and C.H. GARDINER, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass on...

Empowerment Temple AME Church Appoints Interim Pastor

The Rev. Dr. Ann Lightner Fuller will serve as interim pastor of Empowerment Temple AME Church for 30 days, beginning Dec. 9, while a...

Baltimore’s Christmas Gift to Atlanta

Submitted to the AFRO by Rev. Dr. Kevin A. Slayton, Sr. Although the times have changed many of the conditions that impact black folk have...

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