Michelle Obama Book Tour is Reaching High

By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer Check out the upcoming events at Chicago's United Center and you'll see Bulls games, Blackhawks games and concerts by Fleetwood Mac, Nicki Minaj and Cher, among others. And former first lady...

From Sitcom Star to Cookbook Author

By Jannah G. Johnson, Special to the AFRO Sitcom star, photographer and former model Daphne Maxwell Reid is adding a new title to her long list of professions: author. Reid recently released a cookbook for beginners called Grace +...

C. Payne Lucas, Fierce Advocate of Africa, Dies at 85

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO C. Payne Lucas, co-founder of Africare, a Washington, D.C.- based aid organization focused on Africa’s development and policy issues, died Sept. 15 at a Silver Spring, Md. hospital,...

AFRO Now Available on Apple News

By AFRO Staff The AFRO American Newspaper is now available on Apple’s News app. The app, built into all iPhones and iPads, allows users to access news from around the world for free. The AFRO is...



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