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    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 on a flight. The musician said he was met by police...

    3 African-American Lawmakers Named Lead Virginia Committees

    By The Associated Press Three African-American lawmakers in Virginia are expected to lead powerful legislative committees next year in the state House of Delegates. Black legislators haven’t led a House committee in two decades. Democratic Del. Eileen...

    Kaiser Permanente Chairman, CEO Passes

    By Associated Press Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, unexpectedly passed away early today in his sleep. An outstanding leader, visionary and champion for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans, Bernard...

    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 may know by now, they are very easily distracted, but...

    New York City Wrestles With Police Violence

    By MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A surge in violent police clashes has left a trail of bodies across New York City, stoking tensions between officers and critics who say they...

    ‘I was Appalled’: Black Customers say Host Told Them to Move

    By TERESA CRAWFORD and DON BABWIN Associated Press AURORA, Ill. (AP) — An attorney representing a group of Black customers who say they were asked to change tables at a Chicago-area Buffalo Wild Wings because...

    Salon Owner Looks to Help White Parents With Black Hair Care

    By SAFIYA CHARLES, Montgomery Advertiser MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Some of the most distinct memories that Black women recall of their childhood involve hair. Many can remember sitting between their mother's, aunt's and grandmother's legs, determined...

    Black Man Who Led Neo-Nazi Group Dies Amid Bid to Destroy It

    By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN Associated Press A Black activist who took control of one of the nation's largest neo-Nazi groups — and vowed to dismantle it — has died amid a legal fight over who would...

    Black Lawmakers in Virginia set to be Key Powerbrokers

    By ALAN SUDERMAN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In Virginia, where the Confederacy once had its capital and where political power has historically eluded Black people, African Americans have just won unprecedented levels of...

    Parenting Points: Give Your Kids The Best You’ve Got

    By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO We tend to spruce up things a bit whenever we have guests, or company, over the house. We want our guests to experience all of the comfort of a tidy...

    Remembering Heroes: Reenactors Recreate Slave Uprising

    By REBECCA SANTANA Associated Press LaPLACE, La. (AP) — To the beat of drums and the clip clop of horses' hooves, the crowd of African Americans dressed in period costume marched down a street Friday...

    U.S. Census Bureau is Hiring

    Written by the NNPA It’s time for that once-every-10-years job opportunity! If you are looking to earn extra income for your household, you may want to consider becoming a U.S. Census worker. To prepare for...

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