Wise Basketball Coach Reaches 700 Wins In Family Affair

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For Henry A. Wise High School boys varsity basketball coach Louis Wilson, Jr., making an impact on the lives of young people is part of his DNA.  The Prince...

Thousands Gather for Women’s Marches Across the U.S.

By Lynn Berry Associated Press Thousands gathered in cities across the country Jan. 18 as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration. Hundreds showed...

Civil Rights Attorney Asked to Surrender Her Amtrak Seat

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] When the secretary for the Montgomery, Alabama chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus,...

FBCG Hosts Massive Community Service Projects for MLK Day

By Micha Green and Hamil Harris Special to the AFRO In a colossal service project that involved more than 1,500 volunteers, First Baptist Church of Glenarden (FBCG) Family Life Center hosted its second annual Martin Luther...

Longtime Political Cartoonist Ron Rogers Dies at 65, Former Chronicle Staffer

RICHMOND, VA — Ron Rogers, political cartoonist for The Chronicle of Winston-Salem, died Jan. 7, 2020, after a sudden illness. He was 65. Rogers was an award-winning political cartoonist, illustrator, graphic artist and designer. He...

Dallas Examiner Publisher Mollie Belt to Receive NNPA Lifetime Achievement Award

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “It is with great pleasure that the NNPA Executive Committee has selected Mollie Belt for the honor of the Publishers Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the NNPA for so...

‘Just Mercy’ Exclusive: Stevenson Highlights Criminal Injustice

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) set the stage for a red carpet premiere of Just Mercy and more importantly offered a platform for a powerful...

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