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    Zetas Celebrate, Founders’ Legacy

    By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Starting Jan. 15, groups of women in deep blue and white apparel, often with Greek lettering, could be spotted throughout D.C. for the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Centennial Week. Zeta’s International...

    MLK 9th Annual Wreath Laying

    By Imani Wj Wright Special to the AFRO This year, in observance of the Civil Rights icon’s 91st Birthday, The National Memorial Foundation hosted the “9th Annual Wreath Laying, Day of Reflection, Reconciliation” at the Martin...

    Civil Rights Attorney Asked to Surrender Her Amtrak Seat

    By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] When the secretary for the Montgomery, Alabama chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus,...

    THE RUN DOWN – PRESIDENT TRUMP IMPEACHMENT CONTINUES

    By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL Host Micha Green talks about Nancy Pelosi's announcement of 7 impeachment managers to prosecute the impeachment trial of President Trump and trending topics in The AFRO American News Paper.

    Longtime Political Cartoonist Ron Rogers Dies at 65, Former Chronicle Staffer

    RICHMOND, VA — Ron Rogers, political cartoonist for The Chronicle of Winston-Salem, died Jan. 7, 2020, after a sudden illness. He was 65. Rogers was an award-winning political cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist and designer. He...

    NNPA Urges Better U.S.-Cuba Relations

    NNPA NEWSWIRE — “The majority of the people of the United States want better relations with Cuba, and that is the will that must prevail,” stated Chavis, who counted among the delegation of 30...

    Sixties’ Freedom Rider to Keynote MLK Day Event

    By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman who was among the "Freedom Riders" who challenged racial segregation in the 1960s will be the keynote speaker at a breakfast in Cincinnati honoring civil rights...

    Future of Historic African American School in Jeopardy

    By RICKEY CIAPHA DENNIS JR., The Post and Courier MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (AP) — It was expected to be the beginning of a joyous preservation effort: relocating the town's last standing African American school. But blocked...

    Dallas Examiner Publisher Mollie Belt to Receive NNPA Lifetime Achievement Award

    NNPA NEWSWIRE — “It is with great pleasure that the NNPA Executive Committee has selected Mollie Belt for the honor of the Publishers Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the NNPA for so...

    Buttigieg Decision on Police Chief Shadows Presidential Run

    By MICHELLE R. SMITH, Associated Press SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Karen DePaepe had been waiting all day for a call back from Pete Buttigieg. It was March 2012, and the 30-year-old mayor of South Bend,...

    Joe Biden Boosts Super Tuesday Case With Sewell Endorsement

    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press Joe Biden has secured a weighty Deep South endorsement for his presidential campaign, with Alabama's lone Democratic House member on Friday announcing her support for the former vice president. Terri Sewell...

    A Look at Expected Participants in Virginia Gun Rally

    By SARAH RANKIN, Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — State officials and U.S. hate-monitoring groups are warning about the potential for violence ahead of a gun-rights rally in Virginia that's expected to draw a mix...

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