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    Kamala Harris in South Carolina: ‘Fight for … who we are’

    By BILL BARROW and MEG KINNARD, Associated Press HOPKINS, S.C. (AP) — Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way...

    3rd Florida Ex-officer Imprisoned for Framing Black Suspects

    By The Associated Press A third ex-police officer is going to federal prison as part of a conspiracy in a small Florida city to frame Black people for crimes they did not commit. Court records show...

    Lawsuit: Teacher Shamed Student over Pledge Protest

    By The Associated Press A Connecticut teenager who says she was mocked and shamed for not standing up during the Pledge of Allegiance filed a federal lawsuit this week against her teacher and the school...

    White Florida Woman Calls Cops on Black Soccer Dad

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor In the latest episode of “White folks calling the calls on Black people for being Black,” a Florida woman reportedly dialed 911 to report a Black man who was coaching...

    Arch Social Club Poised to Win Preservation Funding Community Support is Key

    As a participant of the 2018 Partners in Preservation campaign, Pennsylvania Avenue Main Street is encouraging the public to Vote Penn Ave (visit votepennave.com) to secure funding to help preserve the Arch Social Club. For nearly...

    Toppled Trees, Swift Water, Have Killed Many During Florence

    By The Associated Press Florence — which was once a hurricane and now is a tropical depression — is being blamed for at least 32 deaths in the Carolinas and Virginia. 25 were in North...

    Racism Quickly Becomes an Issue in Florida Governor’s Race

    By The Associated Press Racism immediately became an issue in the Florida governor's race Wednesday as both nominees made predictions: The Democrat said voters aren't looking for a misogynist, racist or bigot, while the Republican...

    Meet Josiah Henson, the Former Slave Who May Have a Maryland School Named After...

    By Kamau High, AFRO Managing Editor, [email protected] The president of the Montgomery Council is trying to change the name of a school in North Bethesda to that of a former slave, who was the basis for the...

    AFRO Now Available on Apple News

    By AFRO Staff The AFRO American Newspaper is now available on Apple’s News app. The app, built into all iPhones and iPads, allows users to access news from around the world for free. The AFRO is...

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