FBI: Man Threatened to Kill President Obama, Attack a Mosque

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man who they say threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama, bomb several police stations and...

11 Years Later, New Orleans Remembers Katrina

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's been 11 years since the wind, rain and subsequent levee breaks associated with Hurricane Katrina deluged New Orleans. On...

Lawsuit Challenges Arkansas District Ct. with Implementing a ‘Debtor’s Prison’

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and the American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas have filed a class action civil rights lawsuit...

Joint Center Hires New Chief Operating Officer

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following an extensive search process, today Richard L. Clemmons, Jr. started as the Chief Operating Officer of the Joint Center for...

President Obama to Deliver Final Keynote at 46th ALC Phoenix Awards Dinner

WASHINGTON- The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) today announced that President Barack Obama will deliver his seventh and final keynote address at its...

Kaine’s Wife, Anne Holton, No Stranger to Political Stage

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a White student enrolling in a predominantly Black middle school...

Dozens Treated as Heroin Overdose Spikes Hit Several States

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials in several states are scrambling to deal with a series of heroin overdose outbreaks affecting dozens of people and involving...

Attorney Kevin D. Judd Sworn in as the 74th President of the National Bar...

Washington, DC---On July 21, 2016, in St. Louis, MO, Attorney Kevin D. Judd, founder of the Law Firm of Kevin D. Judd, a Washington,...

Three Black Women Who Changed Space History

When it comes to the strides of African-Americans in space, history books have always told the tales of select pioneers. Icons like Guion Bluford...

Family of Marcus Garvey Launch Pardon Effort

The youngest son of Pan Africanist Marcus Garvey honored what would have been his father’s 129th birthday by calling on President Barack Obama to...

Back to School

President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle Obama wave as they board Air Force One at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in...

Prizes Awarded in AFRO’S Clean Block Campaign

(Reprint of an original October 12, 1935 AFRO article) Many happy children assembled at the AFRO building, Saturday, October 5, to receive awards for...