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Georgia at ‘Turning Point’? Debate Signals Democratic Hopes

By BILL BARROW Associated Press PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (AP) — Beth Moore would typically fit the mold of a Georgia Republican. She attended private school...

Michelle Obama signs ‘Becoming’ Copies on Book’s Anniversary

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama marked one year since publication of her best-selling memoir at a book signing in the...

As Bill Cosby Awaits Appeal, Support for His Release Grows

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia More than a year has passed since Bill Cosby began a three-to-10-year sentence at a maximum-security prison near...

Redemption: Cyntoia Brown Finds Her Voice

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor To say Cyntoia Brown’s life has been complicated is an understatement. Brown is a...

Chicago Chef Becomes First Black Woman Awarded Michelin Star

By AFRO Staff In a tough town amid a tough industry, Mariyah Russell has cooked her way into history—becoming the first Black woman to be...

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OP-ED: Black Americans Are Winning with President Trump

By The Honorable Dr. Benjamin Carson  Actions speak louder than words, and the Trump Administration has bellowed its vision for Black America. For years, politicians...

OP-ED: How Heavy a Burden Does a Person of Color Alleging...

By Falen O. Cox, Esq., Founding Partner, Cox, Rodman, and Middleton The case, Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African American Owned Media and Entertainment...

Parenting Points: Keep Your Child On Task

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO Who doesn’t get a little distracted every now and then? Our children are no exception to the rule.  As you...

The Black Experience Series: Mis-Education

By Joshua Turner Education is often stated to be the key to success, however, this statement lacks validity. In reality, a high quality of education...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Kanye West Talks About Serving God During Visit with Osteen

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual...

As Bill Cosby Awaits Appeal, Support for His Release Grows

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia More than a year has passed since Bill Cosby began a three-to-10-year sentence at a maximum-security prison near...

Like Her Parents, Blue Ivy Now An Award-Winning Songwriter

By MESFIN FEKADU AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — At just 7, Blue Ivy Carter is an award-winning songwriter. Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s daughter won the...

Black Eyed Peas Star Accuses Qantas Attendant Of Racism

By The Associated Press Black Eyed Peas musician will.i.am has accused a flight attendant from Australia’s national carrier Qantas of being racist and rude to him...

SPORTS

Bill Russell Finally Accepts Basketball Hall of Fame Ring

By The Associated Press Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA...

MSU Upsets NC A&T as BSU Caps Perfect Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] It was going to take a seismic event if Morgan State was to share the headlines with Bowie State...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO NFL, NBA, MLB AND NHL are all acronyms for the professional teams that occupy the mind and eyes...

Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation...

RELIGION

Kanye West Talks About Serving God During Visit with Osteen

By JUAN A. LOZANO Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West told parishioners at Joel Osteen’s Houston megachurch on Sunday that his recent spiritual...

Balm in Gilead Sounds the Alarm with Healthy Churches 2020

By Jannette J. Witmyer, Special to the AFRO Pastors from around the country will gather, Nov. 19-22, in Charlotte, N.C. for the much anticipated Healthy Churches...

New Jersey Seminary to Pay $27 Million in Reparations for Ties...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The Princeton Theological Seminary, in Princeton, NJ, has set aside $27 million to pay reparations for its ties...

Whiteness: A Longtime Demonic Spiritual Presence in the World

By Ralph Moore Special to the AFRO “Whiteness” was word for the Oct. 20 rainy morning at Pleasant Hope Baptist Church in Northeast Baltimore. After the...

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