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    North Dakota County May Become US’s 1st to Bar New Refugees

    By JAMES MacPHERSON Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Reuben Panchol was forced to leave war-torn Sudan decades ago as a child, embarking on an odyssey that eventually brought him to the American Midwest and...

    Protests Subside, But Economic Aftershocks Rattle Haitians

    By EVENS SANON and DANICA COTO Associated Press Port-au-Prince (AP) — The flaming barricades are mostly gone, protesters have largely dissipated and traffic is once again clogging the streets of Haiti's capital, but hundreds of...

    Faith for Your Family

    By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO In the beginning, when God made this world, He created mankind in His image and likeness, and wrapped him in a bodily form. They were male and female, two entities,...

    Buttigieg Backs Black Leaders After Indiana Event Disrupted

    By HUNTER WOODALL Associated Press HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is applauding African American leaders in his home city for "speaking their truth" after a protester disrupted an event held to...

    Teachers Union Cites Abuse By Students, Parents

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com The Prince George’s County Educators Association (PGCEA) is prepared to stand behind a Largo High School Spanish teacher who has been charged with abusing a student while retaliating to...

    Teacher Faces Sexual Assault Charges, Dead Fetus Investigation

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com For the second time in a month, a Prince George’s County high school teacher faces charges of allegedly having improper sexual contact with a female student at the school. ...

    Mississippi Fire Department Roiled By Noose In Locker

    By Rebecca Santana, The Associated Press There's little disagreement that the object found in a White Mississippi firefighter's locker was a hangman's noose. But as with many things in America these days, there's deep disagreement about...

    Portland Firefighter Sara Boone Climbs Historic Ladder As First Black Chief

    By Everton Bailey Jr. , The Associated Pres via The Oregonian/OregonLive Sara Boone never thought a question about fire extinguishers would change her life. A Marshall High School P.E. teacher in the early-90s, Boone was on her...

    University Civil Rights History Class Takes To Streets

    By Janet McConnaughey, The Associated Press Mississippi streets became classrooms where civil rights activists and local historians were teachers for a university course about the civil rights movement, focusing on Mississippi. "Mississippi was ground zero for the...

    Schools Teach Refugee, Migrant Kids Skills To Succeed In US

    By Anita Snow, The Associated Press International flags flutter from the ceilings of the outdoor hallways at Valencia Newcomer School, where more than 200 children from around the world are learning English skills and American classroom...

    Shorter Shopping Season Means A More Intense Scramble

    By Anne D'Innocenzio, AP Retail Writer The mad scramble between Thanksgiving and Christmas has begun — but with six fewer days. Black Friday once again kicks off the start of the holiday shopping season. But with it...

    Pretrial Maneuvers Continue In UMD Hate Crime Murder Case

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com Pretrial maneuvering by attorneys representing the man who is accused of killing a Bowie State University student at the University of Maryland continues.   In separate motions, the defense...

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