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  • AFRO Endorsements

    AFRO Endorses Hillary Clinton To be the Democratic Presidential Candidate   Hillary Clinton is a battle-tested warrior. Since ascending to the national stage with her husband, President Bill Clinton, her policies and positions have been a call to protect the most vulnerable; women and ...

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  • AFRO Endorsements II

    Dutch Ruppersberger Congressman Ruppersberger has represented the constituents of the 2nd Congressional District of MD for 13 years. Ruppersberger has served as the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee and currently serves on the House Appropriations Committee, responsible for ...

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  • AFRO Endorses the Baltimore Circuit Court Sitting Judges

    The judges who sit on the Baltimore Circuit Court and are up for reelection on April 26 are known collectively as the Sitting Judges. Their names are: Shannon Avery, Audrey J.S. Carrion, Michael DiPietro, Wanda Keyes Heard, Karen C. Friedman, and Cynthia H. Jones. These judges are responsible ...

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  • HBCUs Pay More to Borrow Money, Study Finds

    Historically Black colleges and universities pay higher borrowing costs, a discrepancy mainly caused by racial discrimination, according to a new study—a difference which limit the resources they can offer to students. The study was produced by scholars at Drexel University in Philadelphia, the ...

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  • Rep. Bass Rallies Support for South Sudan

    U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently convened a symposium on the contentious situation in the Sudan region of Africa. It included information on how young immigrants, living in the U.S., are working to bring about peace in their homeland. Bass, a member of the Congressional Black ...

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  • Seven Confirmed Dead in Houston Flood

    The Houston Police Department is confirming an additional fatality at the Westpark Tollway and Post Oak, near the Galleria area.  This brings the fatality total to four in the City of Houston and seven across Southeast Texas.  The victim’s identity and cause of death are pending ...

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