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Black Lives Matter Plaza Leads Road to The White House

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com When George Clinton collaborated with Public Enemy, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, Yo-Yo, KAM, MC Breed and Pupa Curley for the 1993 song, “Paint the White House Black,” it was a means of positive protest against...

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man

By Emmanuel Acho on YouTube Emmanuel Acho sits down to have an “uncomfortable conversation” with white America, in order to educate and inform on racism, system racism, social injustice, rioting & the hurt African Americans are feeling today.

Ceasefire’s Wharton: `We’re Under This Cloud of Violence’

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor syoes@afro.com In Baltimore, protests against the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis have been largely peaceful. There have been some scattered incidents of property destruction this week, but the city has not had to endure the...

AFRO Exclusive: Braveboy Urges Minnesota Prosecutors To Seek Justice

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By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer mgray@afro.com In her world of “brave justice,” Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Aisha Braveboy knows firsthand how difficult prosecuting offenders whose crimes could rise to the level of racial hatred can be. Braveboy also knows the...

Attorney General Keith Ellison Takes Over George Floyd Murder Case

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison has taken over the prosecution of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, an unarmed and handcuffed African American who died because of the...

Baltimoreans Protest In Peace

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By Alexis Taylor, Special to the AFRO Protests in downtown Baltimore Keith Davis Jr.'s wife speaks to the crowd gathered in protest in downtown Baltimore. Organizers speak to the crowd, imploring them to say the names of all those killed by police...

Violence, Arrests in New York City Amid Wave of Protests

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HS Senior Letter to Editor After Officer’s Arrest in Murder of George Floyd

STOP THE KILLING OF BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE!! By Rachel Barrows-Russell This insidious hatred towards people of color that has lurked deep in the roots of the foundation of this country must end! We have politicians, activist and other leaders who stand...

Trump Held Accountable For Black Lives Lost to COVID-19

ORGANIZATION TO HOLD TRUMP AND CONGRESS ACCOUNTABLE FOR BLACK AMERICANS WHO DIED FROM COVID-19 Triangle ADOS Shares White House Petition and Submitted a Proposal for Concerned Black American Citizens (CBAC) Nationwide (BlackNews.com) -- Triangle ADOS in collaboration with ADOS CT, ADOS...

Rage in Minneapolis, across US after George Floyd’s Death

By The Associated Press  The protesters raged through the night, invoking the name of George Floyd, a Black man who died after a White police officer knelt on his neck for several minutes even after Floyd stopped moving and pleading...

Minneapolis Cop Who Knelt On The Neck of George Floyd, Charged With Murder

By TIM SULLIVAN and AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer seen on video kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who died in custody after pleading that he could not breathe, was...

Meet the Pageant Queen

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Interviewed By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor Sydney Jackson, 18, is the reigning Miss District of Columbia Teen USA 2020. Sydney graduated from the Edmund Burke School in Washington, D.C. where she was the co-president of the student body, played varsity...

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