AFRO Takes Up Residence in New Baltimore Office

The AFRO-American Newspaper Company moved into its new, more technology enabled, location in Baltimore on Nov. 28. The newspaper’s publication schedule and web posting...

To Err Is Human

Aug. 23, 1969 On Nov. 29 FBI Director Christopher Wray faced tough questioning from members of the Congressional Black Caucus about a document titled “Black...

Conyers Buffeted by Sexual Harassment Controversy

The controversy surrounding U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and his settlement of a sexual harassment case in 2015 by a former employee and accusations...

Prince George’s House Delegates Address Maglev Issue

The growing controversy over a proposed high-speed train that will go through but not serve Prince George's County has motivated the county's delegates to...

Plan Could Devastate Blacks for Generations, Richmond Says

Shortly after Senate Republicans released their proposed tax plan, Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, blasted the plan as being...

Trump’s Muslim Retweets Draw Fire from US and Abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump retweeted inflammatory videos from a fringe British political group Wednesday that purported to show violence being committed by...

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...

Several Black Caucus Members in Talks with Conyers to Get Him to Resign

(CNN) Several Congressional Black Caucus members are in talks to get veteran Rep. John Conyers to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct, several Democratic sources...

Ex-Tulsa Officer Gets Prison in Daughter’s Boyfriend’s Death

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A White ex-Oklahoma police officer was sentenced Monday to 15 years in prison for the fatal off-duty shooting of his...

2 Black Teens Say No One Stopping Racist Bullying in Nevada Town

YERINGTON, Nev. (AP) — Three months into Taylissa Marriott's freshman year at a rural northern Nevada high school, she was brought to tears by...

What the Latest FBI Data Do and Do Not Tell Us About Hate Crimes...

(THE CONVERSATION) This November, the FBI released its annual report of hate crimes for 2016, showing that in Trump’s America, Muslims experience a greater...

Conyers Agrees to Step aside from Top Spot on Judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Rep. John Conyers, under investigation over allegations he sexually harassed female staff members, said Sunday he will step aside as...