Afro Briefs

Afro Briefs

    South Carolina: Call for a Monument to Black Civil War Hero

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A call to honor a Black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, onetime epicenter...

    White Man Accused of Killing 2 Black Men, Firing on Black Family

    (Updated 8/19/2017) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 23-year-old White man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two Black men and firing on...

    Convicted Church Killer Dylann Roof Wants to Fire Jewish, Indian Lawyers

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A White supremacist who was sentenced to death in the 2015 massacre of nine Black worshippers has told a...

    Police Think 2 Louisiana Slayings Likely Racially Motivated

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge last week were likely racially motivated, police said Sunday, and...

    Video Shows Teen Stumbling Around Hotel Before She Was Found Dead in A Freezer

    A 19-year-old woman was found dead inside a walk-in freezer at a hotel hours after she was reported missing from a party at the...

    University Security Guard Shoots Himself, Blames Black Gunman with ‘Short Afro’

    Police in St. Paul, Minn., announced Wednesday that a St. Catherine University public safety officer lied when he said a Black male shot him on campus, which...

    Prosecutor: “Suge” Knight’s Girlfriend Sold Video of Him Running Down Two Men

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say Marion "Suge" Knight's girlfriend and a business partner violated a court order by selling surveillance video of the...

    200,000 People Downloaded Her App Within Two Weeks, and Forbes Magazine is Calling Her...

    Angel Rich, from Washington, DC, has developed a very innovative app called Credit Stacker that teaches students about personal finance, credit management, and entrepreneurship...

    New Hampshire Police Refuse to Release Information in Case of 8-Year-Old Biracial Boy Who...

    Welcome to Donald Trump’s America. Say what you want, but when the U.S. president defends avowed white supremacists, one can’t be surprised when bullying...

    Pennsylvania City Settles Black Student’s Stun Gun Case for $95,000

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania city has paid $95,000 to settle a lawsuit by a Black college student who said he was wrongly...

    Man Gets 4 Life Terms Plus 280 Years for Rockford Murders

    ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — A northern Illinois man was sentenced Friday to four life terms plus 280 years in prison in the 2014 killings...

    Discrimination Suit Against Delaware Historically Black School Tossed

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a White man who lost his job at historically...