Q&A: Denzel on ‘Roman J. Israel,’ ‘Malcolm X’ and ‘Shaft’

NEW YORK (AP) — Denzel Washington, 62 years-old and a seven-time Oscar nominee, is still trying to get better. In Dan Gilroy's "Roman J. Israel,...

JFK Birth Centennial Ending on Assassination 54th Anniversary

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is drawing to a close exactly...

Robert Mugabe Resigns

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe resigned as president Tuesday after 37 years in power, as parliament began impeachment proceedings against him. "My decision...

Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z are the leading nominees with five apiece for January's NAACP Image Awards, the group announced...

Della Reese, Recording Star and Actress of TV’s “Touched by an Angel,” has Died...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Della Reese, the actress and gospel-influenced singer who in middle age found her greatest fame as Tess, the wise angel...

Jennifer Hudson Obtains Protection Order Against Ex-Fiancé

CHICAGO (AP) — Jennifer Hudson has obtained an order of protection against her former fiancé David Otunga. Police in suburban Chicago say Otunga was removed...

Rev William J. Barber Leads Progressive Pastors in Objecting to Roy Moore’s Fitness for...

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the...

Today: AFRO’s First Edition with Sean Yoes Friday, November 17.

Ben Jealous, former president of the NAACP and Maryland gubernatorial candidate discusses his proposed plan to combat the opioid crisis in Maryland. These stories today...

Trump’s Smear of the King Legacy

President Donald Trump has crossed the line. Trump, who continues to disrespect former President Barack Obama, who is hell-bent on repealing the Affordable Care...

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Legislative Black Caucus Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Lawmakers from Baltimore and surrounding counties who attended the final Town Hall sponsored by the Maryland Legislative Black Caucus (LBC) were still reeling from...

Sloane Stephens Tops Madison Keys in US Open Final for 1st Grand Slam Title

NEW YORK (AP) — Sloane Stephens dominated a shaky Madison Keys in the U.S. Open final and won 6-3, 6-0 on Saturday to earn...