Rihanna and Axl Rose to Donald Trump: Stop Playing Our Music at Your Rallies

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor When a popular singer with 88 million followers on her twitter account sends a message about something bothering her, people tend to notice. When she sends the message...

Black Women Save Politics

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Politics aren’t for the faint of heart- and, according to the new book, “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics,” it’s taken some of the strongest people around to...

Voters Raise Concerns About Voting Machines, Poll Access

By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and ALINA HARTOUNIAN, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Political activist Leah McElrath was reviewing her electronic ballot at a polling place in Houston when she was shocked to find Republican Ted Cruz...

Trump vs. Obama in the Final Weekend of the Midterms

By KEN THOMAS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Feuding from a distance, President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama exchanged tough words Friday as they sought to rally their parties' base voters in the final...

INSIDE A TRUMP RALLY: What are Black Trump Supporters Thinking?

By Lee Eric Smith, Tri-State Defender Memphis YouTube Video: YouTube.com/watch?v=vK7wj3XAPIQ By now, no one should be surprised that Kanye West is a fan of President Donald Trump. It's been months since he first posted a selfie...

Kemp Embraces White Nationalist Support, Literally

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State, who is locked in a titanic struggle with Stacy Abrams, the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives, for Georgia governor’s mansion,...

Trump Hosts Young Blacks, Marvels at Kanye’s Impact

By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told young Black conservatives Friday that his approval ratings among Black voters shot up after Kanye West's recent visit to the White House, saying...

Obama Rips Trump, GOP in Fiery Speeches for Midwest Dems

By IVAN MORENO and DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's tenure in office Friday in fiery speeches in Milwaukee and Detroit that took aim at him...

More Suspicious Packages Found, These to Booker, Clapper

By MICHAEL BALSAMO, COLLEEN LONG and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Suspicious packages addressed to New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and former National Intelligence Director James Clapper — and similar in appearance to...

Gillum, DeSantis Exchange Insults in Final Florida Debate

By TERRY SPENCER and BRENDAN FARRINGTON, Associated Press DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The candidates for Florida governor decried extreme political divisiveness on a day when pipe bombs were mailed to Democratic leaders, but then they...

Gillum Surges Ahead in Florida

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] With about two weeks to go before the midterm elections on Nov. 6, Andrew Gillum the Democratic candidate for governor of Florida moved out to a double-digit lead over his...

Black Women Stand Up Against Kavanaugh

By Brianna McAdoo, Special to the AFRO Many Black women are loud and clear on their feelings about the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh- they are absolutely not here for it. This past week, the founder and...

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