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    Groups Fighting Sexual Violence Awarded #MeToo Funding

    By JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for their efforts to fight sexual violence. The groups, chosen in consultation...

    A Prince or Princess?: Facts About Harry and Meghan’s Baby

    By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here...

    Abrams Makes Historic Appearance at Atlanta LGBT Parade

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams has become the first major-party nominee for the Georgia governorship to participate in the Atlanta Pride Parade, one of the largest LGBT parades in the Southeast. The...

    Abrams, Kemp Still Clashing on Voter Registrations

    By BILL BARROW, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams, the Democrat vying for the governorship of Georgia, is ratcheting up her assertion that Republican rival Brian Kemp is effectively suppressing minority and women voters,...

    Jim Brown Says He and Kanye Were Treated “Beautifully” At Their Meeting With Trump

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Kanye West visited the White House Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump, and he brought Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown along with him. West and Brown’s “lunch...

    Bill Cosby Switches Up Legal Team With Appeal Looming

    By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is switching up his legal team as he looks to appeal his conviction and three-to-10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case. A court filing Friday says...

    Serena Williams Talks Motherhood, Insecurities at Conference

    By The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Serena Williams has opened up about parenting, motherhood and her own insecurities during a women's conference in Philadelphia. The tennis star was one of a number of speakers Friday...

    Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law Receives Recommendations

    By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Just a little over two years ago, Texas Southern University’s (TSU) Thurgood Marshall School of Law, found itself in the center of controversy after the American Bar Association (ABA)...

    George Taliaferro, 1st Black Drafted by NFL Team, Dies at 91

    By The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — George Taliaferro, the star Indiana running back who in 1949 became the first Black player drafted in the NFL when George Halas and the Chicago Bears took...

    Ministers Call for Firing of Officer Who Arrested Black Teen

    By The Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A group of Black ministers is calling for the firing of a White school resource officer who arrested a Black teenage girl at her middle school in...

    Trump’s Boasts Ring Hollow in Black Communities

    By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points in promoting his administration's success: the record low rate of Black unemployment. But on a recent...

    The Lessons After Threats Drive a Black Legislator to Quit

    By LISA RATHKE, Associated Press BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Voters in this very liberal, very White state made Kiah Morris a pioneer when in 2014 they elected her as its first Black female legislator. Not...

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