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    Protesters Flood U.S. Cities to Fight Trump Immigration Policy

    By Ellen Knickmeyer, The Associated Press They wore white. They shook their fists in the air. They carried signs reading: "No more children in cages," and "What's next? Concentration Camps?" In major cities and tiny towns, hundreds of...

    Farrakhan: ‘We ain’t marching no more … elect leaders who will fight’

    More than 17,000 people converged at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Philadelphia Oct. 9 to celebrate the 16th anniversary of the Million Man March. The atmosphere was highly charged with security checkpoints at several...

    The $80-A-Week Guard Who ‘Blew the Whistle’ On Watergate

    For Black History Month, the AFRO presents a series of articles highlighting important local heroes from the paper’s archives. We start off this week with Frank Wills, the security guard who blew the whistle...

    House Passes Health Care Reform Bill, 219-212

    House lawmakers on March 21 passed a massive health care reform bill in a 219-212 vote, the culmination of months of heated debate in Washington, D.C. and around the country. House Democrats passed the bill...

    If Obama Girls Get Tattoos, So Will Mom and Dad, President Warns

    (Updated 4/26/2013) President Obama said he and wife Michelle have what they believe is a foolproof way of deterring daughters Malia, 14, and Sasha, 11, from getting tattoos or engaging in other teenage rebellion. “What...

    HBCU Leaders Accompany Sec. of State Kerry to China

    David Wilson, president of Morgan State University, led an HBCU delegation visiting China this week as part of the fifth U.S.-China Consultation on People to People Exchange meeting in Beijing. The meeting was co-hosted by U.S....

    Dallas Mavericks’ Cynthia Marshall: A Woman for All Seasons

    By Dorothy J. Gentry, Sports Editor, Texas Metro News Inspirational. Servant Leader. Math Geek. Funny. Detail Oriented. Confidant. Serious. Role Model. Mentor. Female NBA Executive. These are just a few of the many adjectives one...

    Gov. Hogan’s $100M Offer to HBCU’s `A Slap in the Face’

    Governor Larry Hogan’s recent letter to Legislative Black Caucus Chair, Del. Cheryl Glenn (D-45), offering to settle the 12-year long Maryland HBCU Equity lawsuit evoked strong reactions from HBCU advocates and Maryland lawmakers this...

    Baltimore Approves $6.4M Settlement in Freddie Gray Case

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A city board approved on Wednesday a $6.4 million settlement with the family of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Black man who died a week after he was critically injured while in...

    New Developments in Cure for Sickle Cell Disease from NIH

    By Akira Kyles, Special to the AFRO The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced, Sept. 13, the launch of an initiative to speed up the development of a better cure for sickle cell disease. NIH is the...

    AP Essay: Aretha Franklin, John McCain and the 1960s

    By TED ANTHONY, AP National Writer "Hope I die before I get old," the Who sang at Woodstock as the 1960s hurtled to their end. Indeed, the decade and its echoes made premature legends of...

    Autopsy Disputing Police Account of Clark Shooting Prompts Anger

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Calls for justice and charges against two police officers who fatally shot an unarmed black man aren't abating in California's capital city after an autopsy showed Stephon Clark was shot...

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