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First Black woman appointed to Michigan’s top court

By Joey Cappelletti and Ed White, The Associated Press Kyra Harris Bolden will become the first Black woman to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court,...

Vice President Kamala Harris Plans to Swear-In New Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent America’s history-making vice president plans to swear in Los Angeles’ history-making mayor during an inaugural ceremony...

Women Working Through Housing Instability, Other Challenges

By Genoa Barrow, Word in Black | The AFRO Women’s Empowerment, a nationally-recognized resource for Sacramento folk experiencing homelessness, is set to graduate its latest...

Houston authorities make arrest for the death of slain Migos rapper, Takeoff

By Alexis Taylor, AFRO News Editor Family, friends and fans of slain rapper Kirsnick Khari Ball, better known by his stage moniker “Takeoff,” finally received...

First Black Woman Chosen as Soloist for the Pacific Northwest Ballet

By Aaron Allen, The Seattle Medium, Word In Black The Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) continues to provide opportunities for African Americans to excel and hold...