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    As Trump Appeals to Black Voters, Gary Recalls Casino Deal

    GARY, Ind. (AP)  Donald Trump swooped into Gary, Indiana, on his private jet and pledged to make the down-on-its-luck city great again. It was 1993, and the New York mogul was wooing officials in the...

    1st Black Marine Corps Aviator Lt. Gen. Petersen Honored with Destroyer

    The ship bearing Frank E. Peterson Jr.’s name, the USS Frank E. Petersen Jr., is set to join the naval fleet in 2020. Petersen, a decorated military officer and fighter pilot died in 2015...

    Rally Against Racism Will Happen on King Assassination Anniversary

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed on April 4, 1968 by an escaped prisoner named James Earl Ray. In the 50 years since his assassination much has changed about the landscape of America,...

    Former Trump “Apprentice” Omarosa Warns of Candidate’s “Ultimate Revenge”

    In an election that already resembles a classic pulp comic book, former “Apprentice” villainess Omarosa Manigault has added another chapter by issuing an ominous warning that her boss, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, soon...

    UMBC: Still on Top, and Ahead of the Curve

    On March 16 something impossible happened: No. 16 seed UMBC beat overall No. 1 seed University of Virginia in the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament. The whole point of March Madness as spectacle is...

    NAACP Objects to Trump Attending Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Opening

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to attend the grand opening of a Mississippi civil rights museum is drawing pushback, including from the NAACP. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Trump...

    Trump Now Admits Obama was Born in the US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After five years as the chief promoter of the false idea that Barack Obama wasn't born in the United States, Donald Trump reversed course and admitted on Friday that the president...

    Police Across US Prepare for More Ferguson Rallies

    Police in U.S. cities from Los Angeles to New York prepared for another day of demonstrations Tuesday after thousands flooded the streets, some in peaceful protest and others in riotous anger over a grand...

    Persistent Parents Impact Teen Drinking

    WASHINGTON - Carolyn "Carrie" Hoover of Derwood has a message for parents of teenagers: Don't give up talking to them about underage drinking. Hoover's son John, 20, died along with three others in a crash...

    Wynter Pitts, Christian Author, Dies Suddenly

    By AFRO Staff Update: July 28 Wynter Pitts funeral will be live streamed from Dallas, Texas at 5 p.m. Central Standard Time at cbnnews.com. Wynter Evans Pitts, a Christian author, niece of famed Pastor Dr. Tony Evans and mother of...

    Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Jab at Navajo Event Draws Blowback

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Families of Native American war veterans and politicians of both major parties are criticizing President Donald Trump for using a White House event honoring Navajo Code Talkers to take a...

    Duke Escapes Butler, 61-59, in National Title Thriller

    Monday night’s NCAA Championship matchup between Duke and Butler may have lacked star power, but it certainly didn’t lack excitement. The No. 1 seed Duke Blue Devils (35-5) barely escaped with 61-59 victory against the...

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