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Tarsha Fitzgerald Keeps the Music Playing with Old-School...

If live concerts count among your favorite activities and you're a fan of old-school R&B, you should consider taking a drive Saturday...

TCR Breaking News: Rev. Dr. Elaine M. Flake appointed pastor...

By The Christian Recorder On May 3, at the 199th Session of the New York Annual Conference, the Reverend Doctor Elaine McCollins Flake...

White woman charged with hate crime after calling police...

By AFRO Staff A White California woman and her boyfriend who chased and confronted a Black delivery man whom they accused of speeding...

2021 Cadillac XT4 Flies Out of the Gate

The excitement was under the hood. The XT4 was powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 237 horsepower and 258...

REIT owner dives into Black consumerism, the wealth gap

By Jessica Dortch AFRO News Editor From the AFRO archives The wealth gap, among other disparities, is an issue gaining more attention...

Rev. David Tyrone Gilmore: A great and sudden loss

By Jannette J. Witmyer Special to the AFRO When the Rev. David Tyrone Gilmore entered a room, he brought along with him a sense of...

Super Middleweight Contender Faces More Than One Big Fight

Weighing in before a boxing match is typically routine. But when Demond Nicholson stood on the scale for a scheduled bout in May 2019,...

Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

The Associated Press A prayer vigil has been planned for April 5 outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained...

Editorial: Public policy and the Republican party

By Dr. John E. Warren, Publisher San Diego Voice & Viewpoint Newspaper It is an established fact that public policy is the result...

Beyoncé Dominates NAACP Image Awards; Eddie Murphy Inducted...

Beyoncé took home four trophies, Eddie Murphy received the Hall of Fame award, and Viola Davis and the late Chadwick Boseman took...

Black anti-vaxxers have major concerns amid federal push

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com As federal leaders and many medical practitioners emphasize the importance and benefits...

Bloody Sunday memorial to honor late civil rights giants

By The Associated Press The commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four...

Maia Chaka Hired as NFL’s First Black Woman Referee

Maia Chaka knows well that Women’s History Month is all about commemorating, observing, and celebrating the vital role of the fairer...

PCs for People to help close city’s digital divide

By Nadine Matthews Special to the AFRO Under the leadership of Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott, the city is simultaneously reducing...

Malcolm X’s Daughters, Ben Crump Revisit Officer’s ‘Deathbed’...

Almost 56 years to the Feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm X, the slain leader’s daughters and a noted civil rights attorney are...

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