By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Lessie Benningfield Randle, Viola Fletcher, and Hughes Van Ellis, Sr., the last three known survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, have continued their pursuit of justice. They have appealed to the Oklahoma Supreme Court, urging a swift reversal of Tulsa County District Judge Caroline Wall’s controversial dismissal of
Resource fair at Randall Recreation Center hosted by National Association for the Advancement of Returning Citizens
By AFRO Staff On July 29, the National Association for the Advancement of Returning Citizens (NAARC), held a cookout for people who were previously incarcerated. The event took place at Randall Recreation Center on South Capitol and I Street. Food, vendors and entertainment was available for the guests while Eric Weaver, director of NAARC, welcomed
By ANDREW DALTON, AP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge sentenced rapper Tory Lanez to 10 years in prison Tuesday for shooting and wounding hip-hop superstar Megan Thee Stallion in the feet, bringing a conclusion to a three-year legal and cultural saga that saw two careers, and lives, thrown into turmoil. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Herriford handed
By Gene Lambey, Special to the AFRO The Library of Congress will be hosting the 2023 National Book Festival at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Aug. 12, 2023, located at 801 Mt. Vernon Pl NW Washington, D.C. 20001. Doors for the event open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. This festival celebrates the
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By AFRO Staff WEModel USA, a women-led fashion agency dedicated to raising awareness about human trafficking, recently held their 2023 Fashion Gala. As human trafficking is the second highest ranking international crime, the organization raises awareness on a global scale. The founder, Patricia Watts, helps source models from across the nation to be in international
The toll from wildfires in Hawaii.
The aid request is the first by the president since Republicans took over the House, and some party leaders have expressed opposition to spending more to help Ukraine beat back Russian forces.
The killing of Fernando Villavicencio marks a grim turning point for a once-tranquil country now awash in violence fueled by drug gangs.