Rev William J. Barber Leads Progressive Pastors in Objecting to Roy...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the...

Black Prosecutor Wants Probe of White Retired Kansas Detective in Wrongful...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas prosecutor has asked for help in investigating a retired White police detective accused of preying on Black women...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...

“KillaWatt Shine” Goddess Rihanna Makes Fenty Beauty Her Business

BadGal Robin “Rihanna” Fenty made big moves this September, launching Fenty Beauty at the Sephora in Times Square during New York Fashion Week.   A...

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...

Comedian, Civil Rights Icon Dick Gregory Dies at 84

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, the comedian and activist and who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread...

Black Community Mourns Passing of Journalist and Civil Rights Icon George...

(Updated 8/24/2016) George E. Curry was an unabashed advocate of truth--ensuring it even in the most basic word choice, punctuation, spelling--and was courageous in...

Nielsen-Essence Survey: Black Consumers Rank AFRO No. 1 Among Country’s Black...

The AFRO-American Newspapers is considered the No. 1 African-American newspaper among Black consumers nationwide, according to the results of a survey released this week. Nielsen,...
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