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    Sad White Civil Rights Rally Dwarfed By Counter Protesters

    By Brelaun Douglas, Special to the AFRO August 12 marked the one-year anniversary of last year’s violent, White supremacist “Unite the Right Rally” in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left three dead and further elevated racial tensions in...

    Rep. Ellison Denies Abuse Allegations from Ex-girlfriend

    By Kyle Potter, The Associated Press Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Aug. 12 denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation...

    Man Charged with Threatening to Lynch Local NAACP President

    The Associated Press A 75-year-old Florida man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly threatening to lynch the president of a local NAACP. Ronald Wadford was arrested Aug. 9 on two counts of aggravated...

    Analysis: One Year On, Trump Still Fuels Racial Divide

    By Julie Pace, Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller, The Associated Press There has been no reset, no moment of national healing. One year after blaming "both sides" for violent clashes between White supremacists and counter protesters, President Donald...

    Body Found at New Mexico Compound Believed to be Missing Black Boy

    By Stephen Groves and Morgan Lee, The Associated Press A severely disabled Georgia boy who authorities say was kidnapped by his father and marked for an exorcism was found buried at the ramshackle compound in the New...

    Omarosa Says She Secretly Taped Her Firing, Plays Audio

    The Associated Press Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room. And NBC's “Meet the Press” is airing part of...

    What to Expect for ‘Unite the Right 2’ Rally and Counter Demonstrations

    By Brelaun Douglas, Special to the AFRO Aug. 12 will mark the one-year anniversary of “Unite the Right,” a White supremacist and White nationalist rally that occurred in Charlottesville, Va., and resulted in the death of...

    GAO Report Finds Federal Agencies Spend Very Little of their Advertising Budgets with Black-owned...

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor Over the past five fiscal years from 2013 to 2017, federal government agencies have spent approximately $5 billion in advertising, but a minute share—$327 million—went to minority-owned businesses, according...

    Does Omarosa Have Receipts?

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] While Omorosa Manigualt-Newman might have been fired from “The Apprentice,” the White House and most of Black Twitter, the former Donald Trump crony always finds a way to stay...

    Books Lays Out History of Police Violence in Black and Blue

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO “Everybody knows how hard policing is, they just don’t understand why the police are never wrong,” Matthew Horace told the AFRO. Horace, a veteran police officer and federal agent,...

    In a Historic Move, Sens. Booker, Harris Will Co-Chair CBCF Conference

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference will make history when it convenes next month because for the first time in its history, the event will be co-chaired...

    Man at Compound Accused of Training Kids for School Attack

    By The Associated Press A father arrested at a ramshackle New Mexico compound where 11 hungry children were found living in filth was training youngsters to commit school shootings, prosecutors said in court documents obtained...

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