Black Women Picking Up Firearms for Self-Defense

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and...

Two of the Six Burundi Teens Missing from D.C. Tech Competition Found In Canada

Two members of a Burundi robotics team who went missing July 20 after an international competition in Washington, D.C. have been found safe in...

OJ Simpson Get’s His Parole

LOVELOCK, Nev. (AP) — O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully...

The 50th Anniversary of the Detroit Riots

Gun battles raged in Detroit's streets. Snipers clashed with National Guardsmen and police. Many residents huddled for safety in their homes, while others —...

Book of Michelle Obama Photographs Coming in October

NEW YORK (AP) — Books of Obama photographs will be in the news this fall. A collection of White House pictures of Michelle Obama is...

‘Oh My God, It Is Obama’: Alaska Mom, Baby Meet Ex-President

An Alaska mother is cherishing cellphone photos she snapped of her wide-eyed 6-month-old baby in the arms of former President Barack Obama. Jolene Jackinsky was...

Doctor Who Shot 7 at NYC Hospital Had Made Threats to Kill

NEW YORK (AP) — It took two years, but Dr. Henry Bello made good on his threats. After he was forced to resign as...

Five More Things You Didn’t Know About Thurgood Marshall

This Sunday will be the 109th birthday of the legendary Black lawyer and jurist Thurgood Marshall, who died in 1993. As a young lawyer,...

Remembering the Legacy of Hip Hop Legend Prodigy

On Tuesday, Prodigy, one half of the veteran Queens, New York rap group Mobb Deep, died at the age of 42. According to TMZ,...

Mixed Couple Fight for Right to Live Together

Fifty years ago on June 12 the Supreme Court ruled that laws banned interracial marriage were unconstitutional. In 1966 the AFRO covered the case...

REMINDER: TODAY at NOON – Cardin to Deliver Keynote Address to Maryland Space Business...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 15, 2017 CONTACTS: TIM ZINK 410-962-4436/SUE WALITSKY 202-224-4524 MEDIA ADVISORY Cardin to Deliver Keynote Address to Maryland Space Business Roundtable TODAY, MONDAY, MAY 15 at...