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Afro

D.C.’s Overall Population On the Rise as Black Majority Decreases

THE AFRO — With the boom of residents, “Chocolate City” is seeing a decrease in its Black majority.

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Op-Ed

African ‘Ghettos’ in Israel

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon.  The streets of South Tel Aviv were teeming with people. We first saw a very large wedding party heading towards a park.  We then saw hundreds of young men hanging out, socializing, Read More

World

War, Poverty, Repression: Why So Many Africans Risk Their Lives to Migrate

Pope Francis lamented the mass drowning of African boat people off the Italian island of Lampedusa on Thursday as “shameful” evidence of human indifference to those in despair. President Giorgio Napolitano of Italy, where tens of thousands of desperate migrants cast up on remote shores Read More