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    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: ...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    The Demolition of Gilmor Homes Underway

    By J. K. Schmid, Special to the AFRO There’s no horizon from the center of Gilmor Homes. Brick apartment blocks stretch out in every direction. There’s a park in the center. The picnic tables lie ruined. Rusty...

    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...

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