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    Hughley Brings “The Funny” To IMPROV

    By M.P. Stone, Contributing Editor, Texas Metro News D.L. Hughley truly did “bring it” this past weekend at the Addison Improv and he brought four more of the fun­niest men on the planet with him. It...

    Racially Discriminatory Legislation and Policies Must Be Stopped

    Facially Discriminatory Legislation and Policies Must Be Stopped The Unintended Consequences of a Menthol Cigarette Ban to Black America From pro-slavery laws to Jim Crow, to Prohibition, to racial profiling, to Stop-and-Frisk, history is clear: ...

    Toni Braxton Is In the Holiday Spirit with Lifetime Movie

    By GARY GERARD HAMILTON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Toni Braxton has been nominated for Grammys again for her latest album, but these days the singer is also focusing on acting — and flexing her...

    AFRO Exclusive: Dru Hill Talks Legacy, New Music

    By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] The Washington Wizards weren’t the only group of men wowing audiences at the Capital One Arena on Feb. 7.  After a nail-biting victory by the Wizards, who won by one-point...

    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...

    The Brotherhood of Liberty: Protecting the Franchise

    Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] The United Mutual Brotherhood of Liberty “As slavery grew to a system and the Cotton Kingdom began to expand into imperial white domination, a free Negro was a contradiction, a threat and...

    UMD Hires Darryll Pines As New President

    By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Despite a national search, the University of Maryland looked to its engineering building to find its next president. It was recently announced that Darryll J. Pines was chosen to...

    AFRO Photographs on Display At BSU

    By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Bowie State kicked off the celebration of Black History Month by launching an exhibition of photographs from the AFRO chronicling the local civil rights movement through the lens of former...

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