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    Black Candidates Win Sheriff, DA in Largest Alabama County

    By The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Black candidates have been elected for the first time to two top law enforcement positions in Alabama's most populous county, with both advocating new approaches to the...

    A Reflection on Veterans Day from a Beloved AFRO Veteran

    By Edgar Brookins, AFRO General Manager, D.C. With over two decades of service to the country and to the AFRO, Army veteran, Edgar Brookins reflects on Veterans Day and why its celebrated in the United States. Sunday...

    AFRO Exclusive: Rep. Cummings Comments on Pending New Role

    By Baltimore AFRO Staff In the wake of the Democratic Party’s pending takeover of the House of Representatives after the midterm elections results, Rep. Elijah Cummings (MD.-7) is poised to become the Chairman of the...

    Toppled Trees, Swift Water, Have Killed Many During Florence

    By The Associated Press Florence — which was once a hurricane and now is a tropical depression — is being blamed for at least 32 deaths in the Carolinas and Virginia. 25 were in North...

    Racism Quickly Becomes an Issue in Florida Governor’s Race

    By The Associated Press Racism immediately became an issue in the Florida governor's race Wednesday as both nominees made predictions: The Democrat said voters aren't looking for a misogynist, racist or bigot, while the Republican...

    Meet Josiah Henson, the Former Slave Who May Have a Maryland School Named After...

    By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] The president of the Montgomery Council is trying to change the name of a school in North Bethesda to that of a former slave, who was the basis for the...

    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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