Island of Kauai Dotted Golf Courses

    By JOHN MARSHALL LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii has some of the most beautiful and memorable golf courses in the world. And the quiet island of Kauai may have the most picturesque courses on the...

Grill, Eat, Chill, Repeat

    By AFRO Staff To turn a midweek dinner into something special, try cooking easy pork tenderloin on the grill. To produce beautifully browned pork with a rich crust and tender, juicy meat, we started with a...

1st Black Priest in US, Ex-Slave, Positioned for Sainthood

By JOHN O'CONNOR Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Pope Francis on Wednesday deemed the first known black Roman Catholic priest in the United States to be "venerable," positioning the former slave for possible sainthood. The...

Catholic Bishops OK Anti-Abuse Steps, But Skeptics Seek Tougher Moves

By David Crary and Regina Garcia Cano, The Associated Press Under intense public pressure, the nation's Roman Catholic bishops approved new steps this week to deal more strongly with the clergy sex-abuse crisis. But activists and...

Rep. Waters Works with Colleagues to Stop Political Violence in Haiti

By NNPA Newswire After returning from a trip to Haiti during which she saw evidence of politically motivated violence carried out by gangs allegedly affiliated with the Haitian government, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chairwoman of...

Thousands of Police Officers Implicated in Slew of Racist Facebook Posts

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Far too many law enforcement officers – from rookies to the highest ranking – view African Americans as “dogs.” Others believe women in hijabs are tantamount to “trash bags.”...

Spiritually Speaking: Free at Last. Claim It.

    By James Washington, The Dallas Weekly News and NNPA Newswire Contributor One of the hardest things to understand in this life and then, to do, is to love yourself. God even commands us to love our...

Innovation is Key to Reaching, Educating Blacks About Prostate Cancer

    By AFRO Staff “We know that African-American men are more than twice as likely than men of all other races to die from prostate cancer,” said Thomas A. Farrington, founder and president, the Prostate Health...

Setting the Record Straight: 3 Myths of Estate Planning

    By Susan Francis, Special to the AFRO Planning for the end of life is a heavy topic. It is full of emotions, stress and uncertainties. It’s common for our volunteer attorneys to meet with a...

Alsobrooks Delivers First State of the County Address

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Boldly proclaiming to remember the past while building towards the future, Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks delivered her first “State of the County Address,” by confidently charting...

Judge Allows Racist FB Page As Evidence

By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press/AFRO Staff Racist memes on a cellphone and a racist Facebook page can be used as evidence in the trial of a White man charged with murder and a hate crime...

Resort Ownership Takes No Blame in Death

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] After the rash of deaths at their resort properties in the Dominican Republic, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts  issued its first public response to the incidents that...

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