Former NFL Great Michael Vick Doesn’t Dodge His Past

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Michael Vick became an NFL legend by eluding defenders that were trying to stop him.  With his playing days now over Vick doesn’t run away from his past...

Rosa Parks House to be Shown, After Trans-Atlantic Odyssey

By MICHELLE R. SMITH and DAVID RISING, Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The small, tired house with peeling white paint once served as a refuge for Rosa Parks in Detroit. It has traveled across the...

Irène P. Mathieu’s Poetic Approach to Global Health

By Tilesha Brown, Special to the AFRO Irène P. Mathieu was a featured poet at the recent Virginia Festival of the Book. At the New Dominion Book Shop, in downtown Charlottesville, she read to a room...

No, White Ladies of Virginia Tech, You Can Not Use the N-Word

The women of Virginia Tech’s lacrosse team were apparently feeling themselves after beating Elon on March 24. Someone on the team posted a video of group of apparently all White women singing along to Lil’...

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