Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    Virginia U.S. Senators Urge Measure Condemning White Nationalists

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Virginia's two Democratic senators joined with two Republican senators to sponsor a resolution condemning White nationalists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups...

    Harvard Law Memorial Honors Slaves Owned by School’s Founder

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard Law School has installed a memorial honoring slaves who were owned by one of the school's founders. The large stone...

    Ex-sheriff Clarke to Join Pro-Trump PAC Focused on Steering Republican Lawmakers

    Former Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke is taking a position with the America First Action Network, a conservative-leaning super political action committee targeting GOP lawmakers...

    Central Indiana High School Bans Confederate Flag Clothing

    LAPEL, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana high school has banned students from wearing the Confederate flag after it led to verbal altercations in...

    NY Caribbean Fest Revels Amid Security; Some Violence Nearby

    NEW YORK (AP) — Revelry, cultural pride and newly tightened security mixed Monday at one of the largest U.S. celebrations of Caribbean communities,...

    College Student Accidentally Gets $1 Million In Financial Aid, Balls Outta Control, And Here’s...

    The costs of higher education have reached  epic proportions. Most students have to take out loans and work just to pay for tuition, books,...

    3 Florida Teens Charged in MMA Fighter’s Shooting Death

    Three people accused in the murder of MMA fighter “The Matzoh Brawler” – including a 16-year-old girl – were denied bail Saturday after being...

    White Alabama Officer’s Murder Trial Paused Due to Judge’s Facebook Post

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday temporarily paused the murder trial of a White police officer accused of killing a...

    Officials: Ohio Police Chief Resigned after Using Racial Slur

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief was forced to resign in part because of his use of a racial slur in a...

    New App Aims to Bring Together Black Shoppers and Spenders

    Shoppers looking to do business with African-American individuals and businesses may want to try Spendwith, a new mobile marketplace app allowing them to buy,...

    Conservative Milwaukee Sheriff, Trump Supporter David Clarke Resigns

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The tough-talking sheriff of Milwaukee County, David Clarke, resigned without explanation Thursday, capping a tumultuous year for the divisive, provocative lawman...

    Suspect in 5 Killings Made 2014 Threat to Kill White People

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Black man suspected of fatally shooting five White men, all but one of them along south Kansas City...