US police killings hit record high in 2022

By AFRO Staff Last year was the deadliest year on record for police brutality in the U.S. and the victims were disproportionately Black, according to new data analysis. Law enforcement officers killed at least 1,183 persons in 2022—or more than three per day, according to the nonprofit Mapping Police Violence, which maintains a database of


How to Keep Your Identity Safe This Year

Photo: lightwise via 123RF Reported incidents of identity theft and fraud have seen a steady uptick, with 5.7 million cases in 2021, according to the Federal Trade Commission. The most commonly reported form of identity theft is credit card fraud, followed by government documents or benefits fraud, loan or lease fund fraud, employment or tax-related fraud, bank


AFRO News at Noon(ish) Mondays

Join the AFRO’s Editorial Team weekly on Mondays at Noon(ish) as they discuss highlights from the weekend and the week’s top stories – view videos here on Facebook and below on YouTube! The post AFRO News at Noon(ish) Mondays appeared first on AFRO American Newspapers .