GOP Struggles to Govern Despite a Monopoly in Washington

The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump...

Who is That Black Woman Behind Gorsuch at His Nomination Hearing?

As Americans watched the U.S. Senate confirmation hearing of U.S. associate Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch, many wondered who the well-dressed, good-looking young...

Civil Rights Leaders Discuss Legislative and Policy Agenda with Senate Democratic Leader

WASHINGTON, DC  – On the afternoon of Wednesday, March 22nd, civil rights leaders met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to discuss key policy issues and express their shared opposition...

Maryland High School Thrust into Immigration Debate

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school has been thrust into the national immigration debate after a 14-year-old student said she was raped...

Obamacare Repeal Vote Cut Off in Stinging Setback for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — After seven years of fervent promises to repeal and replace "Obamacare," President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders buckled at a...

Trucker: ‘Surreal’ to be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

DETROIT (AP) — During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving...

Black Lawmakers Say They had Candid Conversation with Trump

Black lawmakers emerged from a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on March 22 saying the president was at least willing...

SCOTUS Nominee Neil Gorsuch and the Conservative Agenda

It is with the advice and consent of the U.S. Senate that will determine if Judge Neil McGill Gorsuch ascends to this nation’s highest...

CBC Releases ‘Moral’ Alternative Budget

On March 15, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) released its alternative budget for fiscal year 2018. The budget focuses on programs and policies that...

Chuck Berry… Legend

Chuck Berry, one of the fathers of Rock ‘n’ Roll, died on March 18 at the age of 90. In 1984, the AFRO ran...

Round 1

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Donald Trump on March 22 for the first time. Trump, famously, asked White House reporter...

Trump’s ‘Starvation Budget’ to Disproportionately Impact Blacks

What U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn) termed the “starvation budget,” or President Donald Trump’s recently released proposal, would impair services for Meals on Wheels....