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The great gift that changed my life

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Kirk Franklin’s “Jesus is the Reason for the Season,” rang through the hallways of...

KING/MORIAL: Advocate for a Racial Justice Agenda at the...

As the Biden-Harris administration prepares to assume office, we believe there are important ways that the Education Department can...

Black woman-owned skate company is changing the culture

By Blacknews.com Twenty-five year old Adrienne Cooper, the African-American founder of Moonlight Roller, has quickly cemented her...

Efforts Mount to Stop Bowser from Signing Controversial...

Since the D.C. Council approved legislation allowing the vaccination of children under the age of 11 without parental consent, parents...

Gratitude can help your health

By Black Health Matters Gratitude is more than a buzzword. It’s a habit and practice that may actually change your perception of well-being....

A Road Map to Relieving America’s $1.7 Trillion Student...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, rising unemployment and food insecurity, an estimated 45 million Americans struggle at the same time...

Harvard Gets Its First Black, Elected Student Body President

The Associated Press A 20-year-old from Mississippi has become the first Black, elected student body president at Harvard University....

Trump Wants Congress to Decide Election and That Strategy...

The real endgame for President Donald Trump’s lawyers is to throw the 2020 election into the U.S. House of Representatives, where...

California Judge Tosses Sexual Assault Suit against Russell...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A California judge has tossed out a $10 million lawsuit,...

Student Loan Debt Widens Racial Wealth Gap

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia President-elect Joe Biden wants to immediately erase...

Biden’s First 100-Day Challenge: Transitioning to a More...

In the throes of these challenges, the president-elect has yet to receive cooperation in our hallmarked peaceful transition of power....

Letter To The Editor: Stand Against Terrorism

Dear Editor, As a member of your constituent, I urge you to support the United States’ strategic and geopolitical interest in the...

U.S. Shatters Daily Record of COVID-19 Cases, Marks 11th...

The U.S. reported at least 172,000 new coronavirus cases Friday, shattering its one-day record while the country is in the throes...

Finally, It’s Biden and Harris

By Sean Yoes AFRO Senior Reporter More than 72 hours after the last polls closed on Nov. 3, the Associated Press declared former Vice-President...

VALENTINE: Black School Leaders Matter

Leadership matters. In a crisis, effective leadership matters that much more. In a pandemic the likes of which none of us have seen,...

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