Lamont Carey, an author, motivational speaker and filmmaker has published his seventh book, The Transition.Courtesy Photo
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`Keep Your Hustle, But Change Your Product’

THE AFRO — Author Lamont Carey’s latest book, The Transition: From One Hellhole to Another, continues his searing narrative about the perils of mass incarceration, which impacts millions of Americans on both sides of the wall. […read more]

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President Donald Trump speaks during a rally, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP
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A President Without a Country

AFRO — The funerals for two towering American icons, The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin and American hero Arizona Sen. John McCain, happened within days of each other. Dignitaries from around the globe paid homage (and RESPECT) to Franklin and McCain. A pantheon of entertainment legends and political luminaries, including former President Bill Clinton, attended Franklin’s funeral in Detroit, while former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama eulogized McCain. […read more]

According to the Independent Review Board’s report, Det. Sean Suiter, who died last November, likely committed suicide. (Courtesy photo)(Courtesy photo)
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Panel: Suiter Likely Committed Suicide

THE AFRO — According to WBAL-TV, the report, which was officially released today (Aug. 28) by the Baltimore Police Department, concludes Detective Sean Suiter most likely killed himself with his own service weapon. The conclusion that Suiter committed suicide is in stark contrast to the preliminary assertions made within 48 hours of his death in an alley in the Harlem Park community of West Baltimore. […read more]