NATIONAL NEWS

Archived Photos Rekindle Need to Keep MLK’s Legacy Alive

By Nick Robertson The Associated Press/Savannah Morning News As Savannah Morning News photo chief Steve Bisson worked through a half-century-old box of negatives to catalog and...

Cosby Prosecutors Defend Accusers’ Testimony, Fight Appeal

By The Associated Press Prosecutors who won a conviction in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case defended their work as they fight the imprisoned actor's latest...

A Tribute to an Icon: John Lewis

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent Millions adore Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) for his selfless and lifelong dedication to civil and equal rights. Some idolize...

National Action Network Honors Leaders

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Former President Bill Clinton, founder and Chairperson of Urban One Cathy Hughes and activist and Parkland Shooting Warrior Aalayah Eastmond,...

Zetas Celebrate, Founders’ Legacy

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] Starting Jan. 15, groups of women in deep blue and white apparel, often with Greek lettering, could be spotted throughout...

BALTIMORE NEWS

WASHINGTON NEWS

OPINION

Commentary: On Mfume and the NAACP

By DeWayne Wickham Less than a month before voters in Maryland’s 7th congressional district go to the polls to pick the Democratic Party’s candidate to...

Editorial Commentary: ‘Thank You’ Baltimore Ravens!

By N. D. B. Special to AFRO If you ever watch The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, then you know that he does a segment where...

Let’s Fight Like Hell to Save Our City

By Dr. Kaye Whitehead Special to AFRO A few days before the beginning of the new year, I called my father to rant and rave about...

We Need More Black Urologists

By Black Health Matters A war is being waged to close the gap in diagnosis, treatment and death related to prostate cancer between African-American men...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Diddy Calls Out Grammys and Demands Change in Fiery Speech

By Mesfin Fekadu AP Music Writer Sean "Diddy" Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a...

Russell Simmons Doc, sans Oprah, Receives Huge Ovation at Sundance

By Jake Coyle AP Film Writer Without Oprah or Apple, the Russell Simmons documentary "On the Record" went ahead with its premiere Jan. 25 premiere at...

FILM REVIEW: ‘Bad Boys for Life’

By Dwight Brown NNPA Newswire Film Critic They first teamed up for “Bad Boys” in 1995, to great box office success. There was an encore in 2003, “Bad Boys...

Cosby Prosecutors Defend Accusers’ Testimony, Fight Appeal

By The Associated Press Prosecutors who won a conviction in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case defended their work as they fight the imprisoned actor's latest...

SPORTS

NFL Initiative Yields PSA on Man Killed by Dallas Officer

By The Associated Press A public service announcement honoring the life of a Black man killed in his living room by a White Dallas police...

Youth Served: Gauff Wins, Serena Loses at Australian Open

By Howard Fendrich AP Tennis Writer Perhaps Serena Williams, now 38, will win a 24th Grand Slam title someday. And maybe Coco Gauff, still just 15, never...

Editorial Commentary: ‘Thank You’ Baltimore Ravens!

By N. D. B. Special to AFRO If you ever watch The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, then you know that he does a segment where...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy The Baltimore Ravens provided local fans with a season to be talked about for a long time.  Lamar Jackson sent thrills that...

RELIGION

Press Release: John Wesley AME Zion to Honor Salone Clary...

The Cathedral and Men’s Choirs of John Wesley AME Zion Church will be in concert on Sunday, Feb. 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the...

Plea Change Set in African-American Church Fire Case

By Kevin McGill The Associated Press A suspect set for trial next month in a series of fires at African-American churches in Louisiana is now scheduled...

Local SCLC Honors MLK with Annual Banquet

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] For almost four decades, the Prince George’s County chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) celebrated the life and...

Royal Wedding Preacher to Speak in D.C.

By AFRO Staff  The Episcopal Diocese of Washington (EDOW) and its Presiding Bishop, the Most Reverend Michael B. Curry, will host a revival on Jan....

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