Steve Harvey Secures nearly $10k for D.C. Boys School

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Thanks to comedian-turned-talk show host Steve Harvey, an office superstore is donating a $5,000 gift card to a Washington, D.C. public charter school for Black and Latino boys...

Joyner to Speak at Morgan’s 142nd Commencement

By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Nationally-syndicated radio show host and philanthropist Tom Joyner will deliver the commencement address for Morgan State University’s 142nd Spring Commencement Ceremony on May 19.  Joyner, host of the nationally...

25-Year-Old Arrested After Posing as Homeless to Play High School Basketball

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] A man in his mid-20s pretended to be a homeless victim of Hurricane Harvey so that he could register as a 17-year-old student to play high school basketball in the...

Earvin: `Maryland is ready for a woman of color at the top of the...

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Valerie Ervin, the former running mate of Kevin Kamenetz, the gubernatorial candidate who died suddenly last week, today decided she would pursue the governor’s mansion at the top of ticket. Ervin,...

White Woman Cries ‘Racism’ After Controversial Graduation Picture

By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] A recent Kent State University graduate is claiming that she is a victim of racism after a photo of her posing with an AR-10 gun on campus went viral. Kaitlin...

Bishop Michael Curry to Speak at Royal Wedding

By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO A former Baltimore rector will speak at the royal wedding at Windsor Castle in England on Saturday. Michael Bruce Curry, Primate and Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, served...

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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