NATIONAL NEWS

Royal Baby on the Way, Adding Color to the Crown

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, mgreen@afro.com The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle can now add “Mommy” to her title as she and her husband, Prince...

AP-NORC Poll: Many Caregivers Neglecting Their Own Health

By LAURAN NEERGAARD, AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Skipping your checkup but not grandma's? Caring for an older loved one is a balancing act, and...

Groups Fighting Sexual Violence Awarded #MeToo Funding

By JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Eight groups across the nation have been awarded funding from the New York Women's Foundation for...

A Prince or Princess?: Facts About Harry and Meghan’s Baby

By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first...

Abrams Makes Historic Appearance at Atlanta LGBT Parade

By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams has become the first major-party nominee for the Georgia governorship to participate in the Atlanta Pride...

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This is what ‘our democracy restored’ will look like

Submitted to the AFRO by Elijah Cummings After 22 disheartening months of the Trump presidency, the Pew Research Center released a national survey,  Sept. 26,...

Leveraging Pastors’ Support for Hogan to Settle HBCU Case

Submitted to the AFRO by Dr. Marvin ‘Doc’ Cheatham, Sr. The recent declaration of support given by several Maryland Black pastors for the reelection of...

Jesse Louis Jackson is our Civil Rights Icon

Submitted to the AFRO by Julianne Malveaux Rev. Jesse Louis Jackson turned 77 on Oct. 8. Nobody has led a less storied life. He first...

Nike can sacrifice something too.

Submitted to the AFRO by Jessicah Pierre Nike’s latest “Just Do It” ad campaign includes a number of A-list athletes: LeBron James, Serena Williams, Odell...

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SNL Spoofs Baltimore Police

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, syoes@afro.com A series of Baltimore Police Department (BPD) scandals since the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent...

Nickelodeon and Kevin Hart Enter into Exclusive First-Look Deal to Develop...

By The Associated Press BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 11, 2018--Nickelodeon has entered into an exclusive first-look deal with comedian, actor and television personality Kevin Hart ( Night...

Rapper Fabolous Faces Domestic Violence, Threats Charges

By The Associated Press HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — A grand jury in New Jersey has indicted rapper Fabolous on counts of domestic violence and making...

Film Review: 40 Years Later, ‘Halloween’ Slashes Again

By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer With hollow eyes and sagging cheeks, the flabby white mask of Michael Myers is horror's great blank slate. Project your...

SPORTS

49ers Apologize After Leaving Kaepernick Out of Greatest Memories Tribute

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The San Francisco 49ers issued a statement to the media over the weekend, apologizing for omitting Colin Kaepernick from a...

He’s Young, He’s Black and He’s the Best Quarterback in the...

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO I can’t remember the last time a Black quarterback was tops at his position but welcome to the future....

Is Jimmy Butler Right or Wrong for Antics?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler is fed up and ready to go. The four-time NBA all-star...

Butler Practices Again With Wolves, as Opener Nears

By DAVE CAMPBELL, AP Sports Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler is still suiting up for the Minnesota Timberwolves, with the opener three days away. Despite...

RELIGION

Services to be Held for Baltimore Minister, 83

New Christian Memorial’s senior pastor, Rev. Dr. Walter Bronson, Jr., died October, 8. He was 83. Born August 24, 1935, in Walkula, North Carolina, Rev....

Pleasant Grove Baptist is on a Fitness Journey

By Joi Thomas, Special to the AFRO Good health and staying physically fit are tenets most people want to live by, however it can be a...

North Carolina Civil Rights Leader Receives ‘Genius Grant’

By MARTHA WAGGONER, Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Rev. William Barber, one of the newest recipients of the honor known as the genius grant,...

After Almost 150 Years, Lincoln Temple United Church of Christ Has...

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO Lincoln Temple United Church of Christ was filled with people and tearful emotions on  Sunday when  hundreds came...

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