Lieutenant General Raymond Scott Dingle set to retire as U.S. Army Surgeon General

By Ashleigh Fields, AFRO Assistant Editor, Lieutenant General Raymond Scott Dingle is set to retire from his post as the 45th U.S. Army Surgeon General, a role dedicated to serving the American military by providing crucial information to healthcare professionals and patrons. Dingle’s tenure required extreme tenacity as he established pandemic protocols and practices


D.C. National Night Out 2023

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, National Night Out (NNO) is an annual police and community initiative, providing residents an opportunity to connect with local law enforcement, learn about crime prevention and get to know their neighbors. NNO is the first Tuesday of August each year. These events are free and often led by


Education in America: we are not colorblind

Kerry Mitchell Brown, Ph.D (Courtesy Photo) By Kerry Mitchell Brown, Ph.D This country has never had equitable and inclusive structures, and colorblindness has never been a thing. The national identity built into our structures, laws, practices, and lived experiences is White supremacist. Race and skin color have always had consequences in this country. Affirmative action


Carlee Russell admits it was all a hoax

By ReShonda Tate, Houston Defender The 25-year-old Alabama woman whose account of her mysterious 48-hour disappearance was questioned by police, has admitted she was not kidnapped. According to a statement from her attorney, Carlee Russell, admitted to Hoover police that she was not abducted from the side of Interstate 459 when she said she stopped


UPS reaches tentative contract with 340,000 unionized workers potentially dodging calamitous strike

By Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press UPS has reached a tentative contract agreement with its 340,000-person strong union, potentially averting a strike that threatened to disrupt logistics nationwide for businesses and households alike. The agreement was announced July 25, the first day that UPS and the Teamsters had returned to the table after contentions negotiations broke