APNewsBreak: Ferguson Leaders Wonder if Monitor Worth Cost

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson, Missouri, has paid nearly a half-million dollars to the monitor team overseeing its police and court reforms, but city...

NAACP Outraged at Trump Administration Decision to End Temporary Protection for Haitians

Baltimore, MD– The NAACP is outraged at Homeland Security officials’ announcement that the Trump administration has decided to revoke Temporary Protected Status (TPS) from...

Meet the Black Evangelicals Supporting Roy Moore

Several Black evangelical leaders and supporters are offering their support to the controversial candidacy of Roy Moore, Republican nominee for the Alabama Senate seat...

Farrakhan Delivers Rebuke to Trump Over Foreign Policy

Minister Louis Farrakhan and members of the Nation of Islam used the ballroom of the Watergate Hotel to offer a stinging rhetorical rebuke to...

Della Reese has rugged life as TV star, mother

Television star and singer Della Reese died on Nov. 19. In 1969 the AFRO sat down with her to talk about her new television...

Shop Black on Black Friday

This Black Friday, malls, department stores, car dealerships, and other retailers will be slashing prices on what is known as the biggest shopping day...

Michigan Rep. Conyers Acknowledges Sex Harassment Settlement

DETROIT (AP) — Longtime Michigan Rep. John Conyers acknowledged Tuesday that his office settled a harassment complaint involving a former staffer but said he...

Report: Rep. Conyers Settled Complaint over Sexual Conduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday labeled as "extremely troubling" a report that Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in...

Trump Administration Ending Temporary Permits for Almost 60,000 Haitians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said Monday it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti...

LaToya Cantrell Becomes New Orleans’ 1st Woman Mayor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood...

Why Few Women of Color in Wave of Accusers? ‘Stakes Higher’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the weeks since dozens of women have accused movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of rape or sexual harassment, unleashing an avalanche...

Cheyney University to Remain Accredited

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The nation's oldest historically Black college will remain accredited after a state commission decided to work with the school, citing "significant...