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    Baltimore Officer Recovering, Suspect Dead After Shooting

    By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] A police involved shooting Sunday night in the community where Det. Sean Suiter was killed left a suspect dead and an officer recovering from a gunshot. According to the Baltimore Police...

    Florence: Evacuations Continue as North Carolina Rivers Rise

    By The Associated Press Hurricane Florence is by no means done with the Carolinas, where some rivers are still rising and thousands of people were told to leave their homes on Monday before rivers reach their crest. About...

    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, khigh[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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