Notable Deaths

As the AFRO prepares to end the year, we also remember those who have died in 2022. This is a compiled list of individuals who made a great impact in the world. From Charles McGee, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of the first African American fighter pilots which formed during World War


Pelé’s family gathers at hospital in Sao Paulo

By Mauricio Savarese, AP Sports Writer Family members of Brazilian soccer great Pelé are gathering at the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo where the 82-year-old global icon has been since the end of November. Doctors said earlier this week that Pelé’s cancer had advanced, adding the three-time World Cup winner is under “elevated care”


AFRO Review: sports highlights for 2022

By Hamil Harris In 2022, it seemed like there was more news off the fields and courts of play than on them.  Top stories included WNBA star Britany Grinner, who was detained in Russia on drug charges for the majority of the year, and Brett Favre’s multi-million dollar welfare scheme, reported on in detail by