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...

‘Nobody’s at the Switch’ as CBS Announces Election Coverage Team Sans African Americans

Written by Stacy M. Brown, NNPA CBS News said it’s diversifying – adding a mix of women and minorities to its top staff and its upcoming 2020 election coverage. But, many are calling the “Eye” Network’s...

San Francisco’s First Black Female Mayor Went from Projects to City Hall

By JANIE HAR, The Associated Press San Francisco's incoming mayor knows the yawning gap between rich and poor firsthand, having been raised by her grandmother in the city's drug- and violence-riddled projects. It is now the job of...

Trump Administration Forced to Forgive $150M in Student Loans

By AFRO Staff After a more than year-long delay, the U.S. Department of Education will cancel $150 million in debt owed by defrauded students, the agency announced Dec. 13. Under borrower protection regulation established under President...

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...

REPORT: None of the 28 Top Staffers in House and Senate are People of...

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia WASHINGTON – The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies has released six detailed reports on the troubling lack of racial diversity among the 167 top staff in the...

Black American National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leaders

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Former President George H.W. Bush Dies at Age 94

By MICHAEL GRACZYK, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy...

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...

Trump’s Boasts Ring Hollow in Black Communities

By ERRIN HAINES WHACK, AP National Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's one of President Donald Trump's favorite talking points in promoting his administration's success: the record low rate of Black unemployment. But on a recent...

White House Admits Error for False Claim on Black Employment

By ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was...

Justice Roberts May Hold Key Vote as Supreme Court Moves Right

By Mark Sherman, The Associated Press Chief Justice John Roberts is the Supreme Court's new man in the middle. It's just that the middle may have moved well to the right. The retirement of Justice Anthony...

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