The Black Experience Series: Disheveled Communities

By Joshua Turner “Tryna impress them people in power when power abusin' us” - Trauma, Meek Mill A person’s environment and communities play a large role in their development. The conditions we are subject to...

OP-ED: Black Americans Are Winning with President Trump

By The Honorable Dr. Benjamin Carson  Actions speak louder than words, and the Trump Administration has bellowed its vision for Black America. For years, politicians have demonstrated reform and the advancement of our communities. The...

OP-ED: How Heavy a Burden Does a Person of Color Alleging Discrimination Have to...

By Falen O. Cox, Esq., Founding Partner, Cox, Rodman, and Middleton The case, Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American Owned Media and Entertainment Studios Networks, is, on the surface, a case about procedural...

Parenting Points: Keep Your Child On Task

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO Who doesn’t get a little distracted every now and then? Our children are no exception to the rule.  As you may know by now, they are very easily distracted, but...

The Black Experience Series: Mis-Education

By Joshua Turner Education is often stated to be the key to success, however, this statement lacks validity. In reality, a high quality of education is the key to success. But within the status quo,...

A Different Conversation On Charter Schools

By Nadar Ali Why are people so resistant to “charter schools?” We’re at a pivotal moment, with growing doubts about the future of alternative, non-traditional or nonprofit public schools, widely known as “charter schools.”  In cities...

Parenting Points: Give Your Kids The Best You’ve Got

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO We tend to spruce up things a bit whenever we have guests, or company, over the house. We want our guests to experience all of the comfort of a tidy...

The Black Experience Series: Trauma

By Joshua Turner, Special to AFRO  “How you wake up in the morning feeling evil, trauma” —  Trauma, Meek Mill  Trauma, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is  best defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. What I...

COMMENTARY: Reality TV — The Respectable and the Ratchet

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor Much to the chagrin of some media critics, scholars and television fans, reality television is here to say. Colloquially referred to as “ratchet tv,” reality television...

Breathing is An Act of Revolution and Rebellion

By Karsonya Whitehead As a Black woman and as a mother in America, every breath that I take is an open act of revolution and rebellion. It is a conscious decision to step into, rather...

Priorities For Black Agenda

By Oseye Boyd, Black Press USA I had the opportunity to witness a significant event for the Black community of Indianapolis. Many of the city’s residents took time out of their busy schedules and came to...

Dems Battle Over Voter Influence

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The symbiotic nature of debates and public opinion polls was on full display this week in Ohio, stated Krista Jenkins, a political science professor at Farleigh Dickinson University...

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