Parenting Points: Give Your Kids The Best You’ve Got

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO We tend to spruce up things a bit whenever we have guests, or company, over the house. We want our guests to experience all of the comfort of a tidy...

The Black Experience Series: Trauma

By Joshua Turner, Special to AFRO  “How you wake up in the morning feeling evil, trauma” —  Trauma, Meek Mill  Trauma, according to the Oxford Dictionary, is  best defined as a deeply distressing or disturbing experience. What I...

COMMENTARY: Reality TV — The Respectable and the Ratchet

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor Much to the chagrin of some media critics, scholars and television fans, reality television is here to say. Colloquially referred to as “ratchet tv,” reality television...

Breathing is An Act of Revolution and Rebellion

By Karsonya Whitehead As a Black woman and as a mother in America, every breath that I take is an open act of revolution and rebellion. It is a conscious decision to step into, rather...

Priorities For Black Agenda

By Oseye Boyd, Black Press USA I had the opportunity to witness a significant event for the Black community of Indianapolis. Many of the city’s residents took time out of their busy schedules and came to...

Dems Battle Over Voter Influence

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The symbiotic nature of debates and public opinion polls was on full display this week in Ohio, stated Krista Jenkins, a political science professor at Farleigh Dickinson University...

The Simple Things

By Marnita Coleman Special to AFRO Looking back over my childhood, I can remember things that my parents taught my siblings and I, and certain behaviors that they expected from us.  At the time, it didn't...

A Survivor’s Survival Guide

By Jacqueline R. McEwan God Still Heals So you shall serve the LORD your God, and he will bless your bread, and your water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of you. (Exodus...

Op-Ed: After 66 Years, Arena Players Still Steals the Show

By Tabb Bishop and Larry Young Special to the AFRO Baltimore natives celebrate the accomplished entertainers who lived in their city, like Oprah Winfrey, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Jada Pickett Smith, and Charles Dutton. In a similar...

COMMENTARY: Deadly and Dangerous — Healthcare in America

By Ray Curry, Secretary-Treasurer, UAW via NNPA Laughter is the Best Medicine, says the Reader’s Digest version of America. But, not when it’s the only medicine, responds the America that far too many have known and...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Survivor’s Survival Guide

By Eboni Rogers, Special to AFRO Fight like a girl, and win!  My story is not unique from any other woman’s story, but it’s my story nonetheless. Have you ever sat and wondered how your life would...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: A Survivor’s Survival Guide

By Marnita Coleman, Special to AFRO Help someone to overcome their problem and it will help you overcome yours.  You reap what you sow. Family, as I bring this article to a close, I would like to...

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